Last updated on January 31st, 2023 at 06:08 pm
Leland Vittert Biography and Wiki
Leland Vittert is an American journalist currently working as the Newsnation host of “On Balance with Leland Vittert,” weekdays at 8/7C based in Chicago, Illinois. He joined NewsNation in May 2021 as a news anchor and reporter. Before joining NewsNation, Leland worked as a correspondent and anchor at Fox News Channel (FNC).
Leland Vittert Education
Vittert attended and graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism and spent a year abroad at the London School of Economics.
Leland Vittert Age and Birthday
How old is Leland? Leland is 41 years old as of 2023. He was born Leland Holt Vittert on August 31, 1982, in Illinois, United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on 31st August of every year.
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Leland Vittert Ethnicity and Nationality
Vittert holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born and raised in Illinois, United States. He belongs to the White ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.
Leland Vittert Parents | Family and Sister
Vittert is the son of (father) Mark Vittert and (mother) Carol Vittert. He has a sister, Liberty Vittert, a television chef, specializing in the cuisine of the United States of America, particularly on her show, Liberty’s Great American Cookbook. She is also a professor of data science at Harvard University.
Leland Vittert Wife
Is Leland married? Leland is currently single. He has not yet updated his marital status or relationship in the public domain. Unlike many journalists, he is private when it comes to matters concerning his personal life. We will update his marriage details once reviewed.
Leland Vittert Height
How tall is Leland? Leland stands at an average height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m). However, his other body measurements are not yet available.
Leland Vittert’s Fox News Crew Chased Off By Angry Protestors at White House
Leland and his FOX News crew were chased away by angry protestors after realizing that he works for FOX News in the early morning of May 30, 2020. The protestors chased him out of Lafayette Square shouting “FUCK FOX NEWS”:
Leland Vittert NewsNation
Leland currently serves as the host of On Balance with Leland Vittert, weekdays at 8/7C on NewsNation based in Chicago, Illinois. NewsNation hired Vittert as a anchor/correspondent in May 2021. He anchored/reported across the network’s prime-time weeknight newscasts on national affairs. He began working for Fox News Channel (FNC) in 2010, when he was stationed in Jerusalem as a foreign correspondent. He covered the Arab Spring uprisings in Egypt and Libya, which were known as the “Arab Spring.” He was one of the few reporters to broadcast live from Tahrir Square in Egypt on the evening that President Hosni Mubarak stepped down in 2011.
Vittert reported on the revolution in Libya and Gaddafi’s counteroffensive, after which he wrote about subsequent events in Libya. In addition to covering the 2012 Israeli-Palestinian conflict, he interviewed Ayman al-Zawahiri’s brother Muhammad al-Zawahiri. Prior to moving to Washington, D.C., Vittert reported on the Russian-backed seizure of Eastern Ukraine for a month in 2014. From 2015 to 2021, Vittert anchored FNC’s America’s News Headquarters, a daily afternoon newscast.
Vittert also covered domestic protests and riots in the U.S. He broke the news regarding former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s stand-down order to police during the riots that followed Freddie Gray’s death. Following the murder of George Floyd, Vittert covered the protests outside the White House, where he and his crew were physically assaulted. Before joining FNC, Vittert anchored the weekend news at KDVR-TV in Denver, Colorado, and was a reporter for WFTV-TV in Orlando, Florida, KATV-TV in Little Rock, Arkansas, and WMTV-TV in Madison, Wisconsin.
Leland Vittert Political Affiliation
Vittert’s information about the political party he supports is not yet available, despite Trump’s swings towards him and his other FOX News colleagues.
Leland Vittert Eye Surgery
Vittert’s information about his eye surgery is not yet available but it’s reported that he may have a lazy eye.
Vittert as a correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC) based in Washington, D.C., and co-anchor of America’s News Headquarters has an estimated annual salary ranging from $55,380 to $150,000.
Leland Vittert Net Worth
Leland as an America accomplished Emmy-nominated journalist has an estimated net worth of $1-$2 million.
What you should know about Leland Vittert
- Full Name: Leland Vittert
- Age: 41 years old as of 2023
- Date of Birth: August 31, 1982
- Place of Birth: Illinois, United States
- Wife: Single
- Parents: Mark Vittert and Carol Vittert
- Height: 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
- Education: Northwestern University