Howard Kurtz Biography
Howard Kurtz is an American Host/Reporter/Author working with the Fox News Channel where he hosts the MediaBuzz show every Sunday from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. ET. He is based in Washington, D.C. where he joined the FNC team in the month of July 2013. He has also worked with the “Special Report with Bret Baier” where they were discussing the media’s coverage of the George Zimmerman murder trial.
Howard Kurtz Date of Birth / Birthday
Kurtz was born on the 1st of August 1953 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He is 68 years old as of 2021.
Howard Kurtz Measurements/Height
He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Howard Kurtz Partner/ Wife
Kurtz was previously in marriage with Mary Tallmer with whom he had tied knots in the year 1979 but unfortunately, their marriage later on ended. He is now in marriage with his wife, Sheri Annis whom they tied knots within the month of May 2003.
Sheri happens to be a media consultant and political commentator serving as a campaign spokesperson for Republican California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. In addition, she was also previously working on various conservative political initiatives which include California’s Proposition 227 and Proposition 209.
Howard Kurtz Kids/Children
Together with Tallmer, the duo had two adorable children namely, Judy Kurtz, and Bonnie Kurtz. Together with Sheri, the duo are proud parents to their son, Abby Kurtz. Bonnie happens to be a student at McGill University, whereas Judy is majoring in journalism at New York University and interning for WRC Channel 4. He manages to keep more information regarding his children away from the limelight. We will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Howard Kurtz Relatives/ Family
Kurtz was born in Batchelder Street in Brooklyn’s Sheepshead Bay neighborhood to his parents Marcia, her mom who happens to be a homemaker, and Leonard Kurtz, a Clothing executive. The duo still lives in the same apartment where Kurtz was born and the father works in the same neighborhood. He manages to keep information regarding whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. We will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Howard Kurtz Schooling/Education
He is a proud graduate of the University of Buffalo (SUNY) where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology before attending the Columbia School of Journalism. At the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, he counts it a privilege to have contributed to a number of magazines ranging from Vanity Fair to New York.
Howard Kurtz Profession
Kurts works with the Fox News Channel team where he hosts the MediaBuzz show. He is a veteran journalist and also a renowned media reporter. Howard was previously working as a host for CNN’s weekly media criticism program, “Reliable Sources,” since the year 1998. Additionally, he had previously been working as a Washington, D.C. bureau chief for the Daily Beast and Newsweek writing on the intersection of politics and media.
Prior to this role, he was working as a media reporter for the Washington Post paper in the year 1990 where he wrote the weekly Media Notes column. This is one of the most-read media columns. He joined the Washington Post team in the year 1981. This was after being hired by Bob Woodward. Upon joining the team, he was working as a Justice Department and congressional reporter. In addition, he has also worked as a deputy national editor and New York bureau chief. This was prior to covering the media beat as a blogger, columnist, and reporter.
In addition to his reporting career, he is an author having authored about five books titled “Reality Show,” “Spin Cycle,” and “Media Circus.” Spin Cycle happens to be one of the New York Times bestsellers. In his journalism career, he counts it a privilege to have received several awards which include the National Press Club Award for Media Criticism in 2006.
Howard Kurtz Income
Kurtz receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Howard Kurtz Net Worth
Through Kurtz’s career as a Host/Reporter/Author, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
Howard Kurtz Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Kurtz is active on his social media accounts. He has about 161,070 followers on his Twitter account and around 1,310 followers on his Instagram account.