Barbara Starr Biography
Barbara Starr is an American media personality serving as CNN’s Pentagon correspondent, based in Washington, D.C. and appears regularly on The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, New Day and other shows across the network.
Barbara Starr Age
Starr was born on September 11, 1950 in the U.S.A.
Barbara Starr Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 10inches tall.
Barbara Starr Education
Starr graduated from California State at Northridge with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism.
Barbara Starr Parents
Starr’s parents are not disclosed to the public.
Barbara Starr Husband
Starr was married though she later divorced. Her marriage life has been kept out of the limelight making it hard to understand the reasons for her divorce.
Barbara Starr Kids
Her children’s information remains unknown though she’s a mother.
Barbara Starr CNN (Pentagon Reporter)
Starr is CNN’s Pentagon correspondent, based in Washington, D.C. and appears regularly on The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, New Day and other shows across the network regularly breaking big news and delivering exclusive coverage on the U.S. military and political situation on a global scale. She joined CNN in 2001.
During her tenure, she has made repeated trips to Iraq, Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa, where she has been embedded with U.S. troops. She traveled to Beirut, Lebanon in 2006 with U.S. Marines tasked with evacuating Americans during Israel’s war with Hezbollah. Starr has also reported directly from the Persian Gulf, Russia, Central America and the Chinese-North Korean border.
In 2014 she was awarded The Panetta Institute for Public Policy honored Starr with a Jefferson-Lincoln Award for her work in journalism.
Barbara Starr ABC News
Prior to joining CNN she worked at ABC News as a producer for the network’s news originating from the Pentagon, providing on- and off-air reporting on military and national security affairs. She also reported for Nightline, World News This Morning, World News Now, ABC Radio and ABCNews.com. While at ABC News, she won an Emmy Award as a location producer at NORAD/Cheyenne Mountain, covering the transition to the new millennium at Moscow rollover time.
Previously, Starr was the Washington, D.C., bureau chief for Jane’s Defence Weekly, a London-based weekly newsmagazine, where for nine years she covered all aspects of national security, the intelligence community, defense and military policy. During the time, she conducted numerous one-on-one interviews with then secretaries of defense and directors of central intelligence. She also traveled to the Balkans, the Persian Gulf and NATO headquarters in Brussels.
Before Jane’s, Starr worked as a correspondent for Business Week from 1979-1988. Based in the magazine’s Washington, D.C., bureau, she served as energy correspondent, covering OPEC and other environmental and economic matters.
Barbara Starr Criticism
In July 2015, Starr received criticism from Kenyans through a Twitter hashtag that trended for several hours on the Internet when she called Kenya a “terror hotbed” as President Obama headed to the East African nation. She was referring to the security threat posed by Al-Shabaab militants operating from neighboring Somalia.
Barbara Starr Nomination
Starr was nominated at News and Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story-Long Form, MORE in the ‘The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer’ TV shows.
Barbara Starr Illness
As of 2020, Barbara has no known illness.
Barbara Starr Salary
She earns an annual salary of $105k.
Barbara Starr Net worth
Her net worth is under review.
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