Barbara Starr Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Education, CNN, Salary, Net Worth

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Barbara Starr Biography

Barbara Starr is an American Emmy award-winning television news journalist working for CNN. She works for the network as a Pentagon correspondent, based in Washington, D.C. Besides, she appears regularly on New Day, The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, and other shows across the network mostly breaking major news and delivering complete coverage of the political crisis on a global scale and the U.S. military.

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Barbara Starr Age

Starr was born on September 11, 1950. She is 72 years old.

Barbara Starr Height

Barbara stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches tall.

Barbara Starr Family

Tammy Hunt is the niece of Starr.

Barbara Starr Husband

Little is known about Starr’s husband, also there are no details about her relationship status.

Barbara Starr Education

Starr attended the California State University, Northridge, graduating with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism.

Barbara Starr CNN | Pentagon Correspondent

Starr is a television news journalist working for CNN. She works for the network as a Pentagon correspondent, based in Washington, D.C. Besides, she appears regularly on New Day, The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, and other shows across the network mostly breaking major news and delivering complete coverage of the political crisis on a global scale and the U.S. military. Throughout her career, Starr has made recounted travels to Afghanistan, Iraq and the Horn of Africa. She also reported twice from Syria.

Since 2003, she has made recounted travels to Afghanistan, Iraq and the Horn of Africa. While in the Horn of Africa, she was embedded with U.S. troops. During Israel’s war with Hezbollah in 2006, Starr journeyed to Beirut, Lebanon with U.S. Marines assigned to vacating Americans. She has also reported face-to-face from the Chinese-North Korean border, Central America, Russia and the Persian Gulf.

Throughout her career, Starr has profiled the plight of homeless veterans, and multiple injured troops, and reported on the fallen regularly from Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery, the last resting spot for veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Barbara Starr Career

Previously in 2001, Starr joined CNN from ABC News. At ABC News, she had worked since 1998 as a producer for the network’s news emanating from the Pentagon, delivering on-and off-air reporting on military and national security matters. Starr also reported on ABCNews.com, ABC Radio, World News Now, World News This Morning and Nightline.

Previously, Starr was working as the Washington, D.C., bureau chief for Jane’s Defence Weekly, a London-based weekly newsmagazine. Here, she spent nine years covering all aspects of military policy, defense, the intelligence community and national security.

While there, she ran numerous face-to-face interviews with recent secretaries of defense and heads of central intelligence. She also journeyed to NATO headquarters in Brussels, the Persian Gulf and the Balkans. Before Jane’s, Starr worked for Business Week as a correspondent from 1979 to 1988. Based in the magazine’s Washington, D.C., bureau, she was an energy correspondent, concentrating on OPEC and different environmental and financial topics.

Barbara Starr Awards | Nomination

  • While at ABC News, she received an Emmy Award as a location producer at NORAD/Cheyenne Mountain. As such, she reported the change to the recent millennium at Moscow rollover time.
  • For her work in journalism, Starr was honored with a Jefferson-Lincoln Award in 2014, by The Panetta Institute for Public Policy.
  • 2015 News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newscast.
  • Nominated at Documentary and News Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story-Long Form, MORE in the ‘The situation Room with Wolf Blitzer’s TV shows.

Barbara Starr Email

The Trump government privately sought and obtained the 2017 phone and email records of CNN correspondent Starr, the latest instance where federal prosecutors have taken belligerent actions mainly focusing on journalists in leak investigations.

In a May 13 letter, The Justice Department told CNN Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr,  that prosecutors had acquired her email and phone records covering 60 plus days, from June 1, 2017, to July 31, 2017. The note detailed Starr’s home and cell phones, the CNN Pentagon booth phone number and phone numbers for her Pentagon attachment as well as her work and personal email accounts.

It is uncertain when the investigation was launched, whether it took place under Attorney General William Barr or Attorney General Jeff Sessions and what the Trump government was investigating in Starr’s records. The Justice Department confirmed the records were sought through the courts in the previous year however, it provided no further explanation or context.

Barbara Starr Criticism

Back in July 2015, Starr got criticized by Kenyans when she named Kenya a “terror hotbed” as President Obama was going to the East African country. This was because of a Twitter hashtag that trended for some hours on the Internet. She was referring to the security threat posed by Al-Shabaab militants working from neighboring Somalia.

Barbara Starr Nationality

Starr is an American national.

Barbara Starr Illness

As of 2022, Barbara has no known illness.

Barbara Starr Salary

Starr earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $110,500.

Barbara Starr Net Worth

Starr has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million.

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