Jim Sciutto is widely regarded as the only American journalist who reported from inside Myanmar during the government crackdown in fall 2007, and who covered the Zimbabwe election crisis in 2008. His good looks and perfect height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85m) have always been a plus.
On March 10, 1970, he was born with American citizenship as James Ernest Sciutto. He hasn’t said much about his parents, but on December 7, 2017, he posted a condolence message for his father.
Regis High School is where the author of the famous book, Against Us: The New Face of America’s Enemies in the Muslim World, completed his high school education. Yale University awarded him a bachelor’s degree in Chinese history.
During his successful journalism career spanning more than two decades, he has covered stories in over 50 countries across Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, including Iraq, Afghanistan, and Iran. He could even work as an American diplomat in Beijing (Chief of Staff, 2011-2013) for then-US Ambassador Locke.
Professional Life And Career
Jim Sciutto, the Chief National Security Correspondent, specializes in covering all aspects of national security, including foreign policy, the military, terrorism, and the intelligence community. His dedication to national security has earned him numerous honors, including the ‘Edward R. Murrow Award’ in 2009, the ‘Emmy Award’ for two years in 2004 and 2005, and the George Polk Award in 2007.
Scuitto entered the television industry as the moderator and producer of The Student Press, a weekly public affairs talk show aimed at college students on Public Broadcasting Services. Later, as the Hong Kong Correspondent for Asia Business News, he covered many stories from various locations such as Chima, Laos, and Singapore. He covered the return of Hong Kong to China in 1997 while working for Asia Business News.
In 1998, he was offered a position with ABC News, where he was promoted to Senior Foreign Correspondent for his coverage of the United States’ invasion of Iraq. He was the only American journalist assigned to a US special forces unit to report on the situation. In 2013, he was hired by CNN. Since 2018, he has also co-anchored CNN Newsroom with Poppy Harlow.
Relationship Status: Single?
After ten years of marriage, Jim appears to be a one-woman man with no other women. During a television broadcast, he met Gloria Riviera, an ABC News correspondent based in Washington, D.C., and began dating her. They later married on October 27, 2006.
Jim Scuitto: Earnings and Net Worth
With good money in the bank and a happy wife by his side, Scutto has kept a safe distance from various rumors and scandals and controversies. He is a wealthy individual. He’s been an American journalist for so long that his experience is now paying off handsomely. His reported net worth is $10 million, and he currently earns a six-figure salary as CNN’s chief national security correspondent.
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