Lara Logan Biography
Lara Logan is an award-winning television, radio journalist, and war correspondent from South Africa working at the Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative media company, and at Fox Nation, a subscription streaming service run by Fox News. She previously worked as a correspondent for CBS News.
How old is Lara Logan? – Age
Logan is 49 years old as of 29 March 2020. She was born in 1971 in Durban, South Africa.
Lara Logan Family – Parents
She is the daughter of Yolanda Logan and Derek Logan. She has a sister Lisa Herr.
Who is Laura Logan’s husband? – Marriage
She has been married twice. She has been married to Joseph Burkett, a U.S. government defense contractor from Texas since 2008, after meeting in Afghanistan. She was previously married to Jason Siemon, an Iowan playing professional basketball in the U.K. She together with her husband live in Washington, D.C., with their two children; Lola Burkett, born in 2010, Joseph Burkett born in 2008, and Burkett’s daughter from a previous marriage.
Laura Logan Benghazi
Logan went to CBS This Morning on 8 November 2013 to apologize for an erroneous 60 Minutes story on the Benghazi incident, which aired on 27 October. She said an investigation found that the source of much of her reporting was incorrect and blamed it on Dylan Davies, the U.S. local guard force manager. In Benghazi, the Embassy. Due to the errors in the Benghazi report of 26 November 2013, Logan was forced to take his leave of absence. Standards and Procedures of CBS News: While continuing to focus on the story, there is tension in taking a public stance on the government’s treatment of Benghazi and Al Qaeda.
How much does Lara Logan make? – Net Worth
Lara earns an annual salary of $2 Million. She has an estimated net worth of $6 Million.
Laura Logan Afghanistan and Libya
Logan delivered a speech in October 2012 before the Better Governance Association’s annual luncheon in which she highly denounced the Obama Administration’s comments regarding the war in Afghanistan and other Arab world conflicts. In particular, Logan criticized the claims of the Obama Administration that the Taliban was weakening in Afghanistan, calling those claims “a major lie” made in preparation to end the military involvement of the United States in that region. She also said she wished the U.S. would “exact revenge” for the Benghazi attack in 2012, in which U.S. diplomatic staff were assaulted and killed in Libya.
Laura Logan Career
Logan worked for the Sunday Tribune in Durban and the Daily News in South Africa as a news writer. She was employed as a reporter by GMTV Breakfast Television in 2000. In 2002, she was elevated to “Chief foreign affairs correspondent” for CBS News. In August 2018, Logan left CBS News. She has been a frequent contributor to Face the Country, The Early Show and the CBS Evening News. She has wrote on the bombings of the U.S. missions in Nairobi and Tanzania, the Northern Ireland crisis, and the war in Kosovo. Logan is a member of the tv news team that has received the International Emmy award.
Logan reported on fighting in Baghdad in January 2007, but the story was not released by the CBS Evening News; calling it “a bit strong” Logan was blamed in June 2010 for her remarks about another journalist, Michael Hastings, and her opinion that reporters embedded with the military should not write about the general chatter they hear. Logan and her CBS team were arrested and held for one night by the Egyptian Army on 3 February 2011, while covering the Egyptian revolution. She said the crew had been blindfolded, handcuffed at gunpoint, and beaten by their driver. They were urged to leave the country, but were later released.
Logan said she was beaten and sexually assaulted in Egypt in February 2011, and that she spoke out to break the silence about the prevalence of mass sexual assault in Egypt. She has been cleared of all charges ever since. She said 200 to 300 men were involved in the incident and it lasted about 25 minutes. Without event, she had been covering the festivities for an hour when her camera battery died. One of the CBS crew in Egypt recommended that they quit, telling her later that he heard the audience making unwanted sexual remarks towards her.
She went on to say that they had ripped her clothing off and assaulted her with their hands, in her words, when taking pictures with their mobile phones. They started to move her body in numerous ways, pushing her hair so hard that she said it appeared they were trying to rip her scalp off.