Susan Page Biography / Who is Susan Page?
Susan Page is an American journalist and biographer, and who is currently Washington Bureau Chief for USA Today. On October 7, 2020, she will be the moderator of the 2020 vice presidential debate between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris.
Susan Page Education
Page attended and graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, where she was editor-in-chief of the Daily Northwestern. She has a master’s degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism where she was a Pulitzer Fellow.
As a child, she had two passions: music and journalism. Page started studying oboe in the third grade and played it in school orchestras throughout her public school education. Page was additionally the editor-in-chief of her high school yearbook, The Hoofbeats, and served as a reporter and editor for her high school newspaper, The Stampede. She considered attending music school but eventually made a decision to pursue a journalism school at Northwestern University.
Susan Page Career
She has covered six White House administrations and 10 presidential elections and interviewed the past nine presidents. Page founded and hosts an award-winning video newsmaker series for USA Today, “Capital Download.” She appears often on cable news networks as an analyst and often guest-hosted The Diane Rehm Show, which was syndicated on National Public Radio.
In 2011, Page was the first woman to serve as music chairman of the Gridiron Club show and was the president of the club, the oldest association of journalists in Washington. In 2000, Page was president of the White House Correspondents Association. She as well served as chairman of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards and has twice been a juror for the Pulitzer Prizes.
Susan Page Age / How old is Susan Page?
She was born on February 12, 1951, in Wichita, Kansas, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 12th of February every year. Page is 72 years old.
Susan Page Height
Page stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m) tall and weighs about 110 lbs.
Susan Page Family
Page is the daughter of Robert Page, who was the president of an investment-holding company Garvey Inc. She has not revealed if she has any siblings.
Susan Page Husband
Page is married to Carl Leubsdorf since 1982. Her husband is a syndicated columnist and former Washington Bureau Chief for The Dallas Morning News, in a non-denominational ceremony in Washington, D.C.
He was previously married to Carolyn (née Cleveland) Stockmeyer who served as the finance communications director for the Republican National Committee (1982 to 1989) and the Agriculture Department’s publications editor during the Bush administration; they had one son, Carl Leubsdorf Jr. The couple had a son Carl Leubsdorf Jr.
Susan Page Net Worth / How Much is Susan Page Worth?
Page has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.
Susan Page Salary / How much does Susan Page earn?
Page earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $110,500.
Susan Page Book
In 2019, her first book was published, a biography of former First Lady Barbara Bush titled The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty. In the same year, Page signed a deal to write a biography of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, tentatively titled Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Arc of Power.
Susan Page Vice Presidential Debate
On October 7, 2020, Page will moderate the only face-off Vice Presidential Debate between the 2020 vice-presidential candidates: Mike Pence and Joe Biden’s running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris. The debate is scheduled for 90 minutes with no commercial breaks. It will take the stage in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Wednesday (9 EDT/6 PDT).
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Page.
|Who is Page?||She is an American journalist and biographer|
|Age||70 years old as of 2021|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)|
|Salary||$40,000 – $110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 million – $5 million|