Geoff Bennett ABC News, Bio, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Parents, PBS NewsHour

Geoff Bennett Biography

Geoff Bennett( born Geoffrey Robinson Bennett) is an American broadcast journalist who co-anchors the PBS NewsHour with Amna Nawaz. He has experience as an editor, reporter, and news anchor on radio, cable and broadcast television, and online.


Geoff Bennett Age

Geoff was born on 25 April 1980, in in Voorhees, New Jersey, the United States of America. He is 43 years old as of April 2023.

Geoff Bennett Education

Bennett graduated with honors from Morehouse College with a BA in English in 2002

Geoff Bennett Family- Parents

Voorhees, New Jersey is where Bennett was raised. Gary Bennett Sr., his father, was an administrator in a school. Lynnca, his mother, was a kindergarten teacher. Gary Bennett Jr. is his older brother.

Geoff Bennett Wife

He has been married to his wife Carolyn Elizabeth “Beth” Bennett née Perry, since 2010. They have one son and live in the Washington, D.C. area.

Geoff Bennett ABC News

Bennett has worked as a political commentator for ABC News and CBS News, and he has also hosted C-SPAN’s Washington Journal public affairs show. After graduating from Morehouse College, he began his journalism career with ABC News’ World News Tonight.

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 Anchors Geoff Bennett and Amna Nawaz Talk Plans

Geoff Bennett Career

During his senior year, he interned at ABC News and was mentored by Carole Simpson, who was then the weekend anchor for ABC World News Tonight. The internship led to his first journalism job, as an off-air production assistant at ABC News’ World News Tonight in New York, and later as an associate producer. In 2007, he joined NPR in Los Angeles as a digital producer and editor for News & Notes, where he was frequently heard on the radio. He came to Washington, D.C. in 2009 to work as an editor for Weekend Edition. Beginning in 2013, he reported live from Washington, D.C. for NY1 News and other Time Warner Cable news outlets. He also served as a guest host for the Washington Journal on C-SPAN. He returned to NPR in 2017 as an on-air correspondent in Washington, D.C., covering Congress and the White House.

In November 2017, he joined NBC as a White House correspondent and MSNBC’s substitute anchor. In September 2021, on the day police and paramedics were charged in the death of Elijah McClain, he choked up while reading the young African-American man’s final words. In November 2021, while continuing to contribute to NBC and MSNBC, he began working as the lead Washington correspondent for PBS NewsHour and anchor of PBS News Weekend. He and Amna Nawaz have been co-anchors of the PBS NewsHour since January 2023, replacing Judy Woodruff. In January 2023, he established a scholarship at his alma mater, Morehouse College, benefitting English and journalism majors. In November 2023, Bennett joined the Board of Trustees of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Geoff Bennett Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of 2 million dollars.