Paula Reid is a renowned attorney and journalist of CBS News network, where she covers legal affairs news, the department of justice, and supreme court news for the television station. Some of her prominent stories include the covering of Special Counsel investigation of Robert Mueller and the controversial Hillary Clinton email story in 2016.
The White House correspondent journalist was born in Akron, Ohio, the United State of America on the 19th of August 1982. She completed her schooling from a local private high school and completed her early education at the College of William & Mary where she studied psychology and English.
In 2008, Paula Reid graduated from the Villanova University Charles Widger School of law, where she obtained her law degree as a Doctor of Jurisprudence. She passed her bar exams in New Jersey and completed her post-graduate degree when she obtained her master’s degree in Bioethics from the department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania, in 2010.
Paula Reid Career Details
She began her career as an intern at the investigative unit of CBS News in 2010. She was promoted to the position of production secretary for the CBS Evening News, a position she held for a year before she started working as a digital news journalist based in New York for three years.
In 2014, she was at the state capital, Washington D.C, to cover the department of justice. A job she did excellently due to her background knowledge in legal affairs. Also, she was part of the journalists that were on the ground at the Unite the Right rally held in Charlotte, Virginia, when the rally degenerated and the Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency.
In 2016, Reid led the CBS News investigation on the Special Counsel investigation of Robert Mueller, the investigation of the alleged interference in the United States Presidential election of 2016 by Russia. In the next year, she started filling in to be a reporter at the White House, and she was prominent for pointing out the illegality of President Donald Trump’s statement that he could fire Robert Mueller if he wanted to.
In 2018, Reid pressed president Trump concerning his border policies which were different from what the president previously claimed. For instance, she fact-checked president Trump in Nov. 2018 on the fake claim that he and former President Barrack Obama’s administration had the same policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the border. In answering her question, Trump claimed that Barrack Obama had a separation policy similar to his policy, to which Paula Reid disagreed with him and claimed that it was very different. She was brave enough to say that the president’s policy was prosecuting everyone at the border.
After handling the White House task excellently over the years, Paula Reid was handed the full position as CBS News White House correspondent. She showed her prowess at the job when she frequently questioned President Trump’s policies on the COVID-19 global pandemic and his actions after the China travel ban.
In all, Paula Reid is an excellent journalist and always been praised for her diligence and work rate.
Paula Reid Net Worth
According to statistics from thefamousdata.com, Paula Reid net worth is estimated at $1 million., from her professional career as a News Correspondent for the White house. Also, she earns a salary of about $75,000 while working at CBS News according to the news channel’s official website.
Paula Reid Dating History And Marriage Details
Paula Reid is married to her husband Jason Kolsevich. The couple tied the knot in April 2018 after dating for years. Their wedding was a private ceremony that took place at the Mansion on Turner Hill in Ipswich, Massachusetts. Jason Kolsevich works as a management consultant at water street Partners. The couple has a daughter.
As for her parents, little information is known about them, as they are not very popular and Paula has not been seen discussing them. However, Paula’s father was believed to be a businessman while her mother was more or less a housewife.
Paula Reid Body Measurements
Paula Reid stands at a height of 5’5 and weighs a massive 55kg.
Paula Reid House And Cars
According to reports from hollywoodlife.com, Paula Reid lives comfortably with her husband and family in Washington D.C.