Tanya Simon Biography
Tanya Simon is an American producer and executive editor working for CBS News Network. She joined the network in 1996 as a researcher. Currently serves as an executive editor and producer;
Tanya Simon Education
After graduating from high school and earning her Diploma in General education, she had to further her education. She joined Columbia University to pursue her career course. After finishing her studies there, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.
Tanya Simon Career
Simon is a producer and executive editor at CBS News. In April 2019, she was named executive editor of 60 Minutes. Simon has over two decades of news magazine reporting experience. Not long ago he was one of 60 Minutes’ senior producers whose responsibilities included supervising the production of “60 Minutes Sports” for Showtime and overseeing digital content. For most of her career, she has been contributing to 60 Minutes playing key roles in some of the broadcast’s highest-profile reports.
She worked on Ed Bradley’s team for six years, producing news stories including the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on 9/11 and the Duke lacrosse rape case, which took Peabody and Emmy awards. For the next decade, she worked with almost all the 60 Minutes correspondents producing stories for Bob Simon, her father, Oprah Winfrey, Lesley Stahl, Scott Pelley, Steve Kroft, and Anderson Cooper.
The segment produced by Simon was the first major television interview with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and the Emmy-winning first interview with hero pilot Capt among other segments. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and the investigation that revealed how Lance Armstrong used illegal PEDs to win bicycle races. Furthermore, she produced two of the five stories 60 Minutes broadcast on the Boston Irish mob, whose leader, James “Whitey” Bulger, was No. 2 on the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted List. Her journalism career began in 1996 working for CBS News as a researcher for “48 Hours.” From there, she was elevated to associate producer. Later she was promoted to producer at the news magazine before joining 60 Minutes in 2000.
Tanya Simon Age
Simon is 51 years old as of 2022. She was born in 1971 in New York, United States. Simon likes to keep her personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday.
Tanya Simon Height
Simon stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Tanya Simon Family
Simon was born and raised in New York, United States. She was brought up by her father Bob Simon and mother Francoise Simon. Her father was a television correspondent for CBS News. He covered war, unrest in 67 in 67 nations, and crises during his career. Unfortunately, he died on February 11, 2015, in Manhattan, New York at the age of 73 years old.
Tanya Simon Husband
Simon is married to her better half Evan Garfein. Together they are blessed with two sons including Jack Garfein. The family lives in New York City.
Tanya Simon Net Worth
Simon has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from her successful career as a producer and executive editor.
Tanya Simon Salary
Simon earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Tanya Simon CBS News
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