Randall Pinkston Biography and Wiki
Randall Pinkston was an American news journalist who worked at Al Jazeera America as an anchor and correspondent. He also worked at CBS News before becoming a correspondent for Al Jazeera America.
Randall Pinkston Age and Birthday
Pinkston is 72 years old as of 1950. He was born on March 3, 1950, in the USA.
Randall Pinkston Height
Pinkston stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Randall Pinkston Family | Parents
By his parents, Pinkston was raised in the United States of America in Yazoo County, Mississippi. As far as we know, she hasn’t given us any details about his family or siblings. Pinkston earned a Juris Doctor in Journalism from the University of Connecticut.
Randall Pinkston Wife and Married
Pinkston is happily married to his loving wife Patricia McLain, whom he adores.
Randall Pinkston Salary and Net Worth
Randall’s income as a news journalist ranges from $85,000 to $95,000 per year. Pay for a news writer typically runs from $24,292 to $72 507 per year, or $10.15 to $31.32 per hour on average.
Randall Pinkston Wikipedia | Al Jazeera America
From 1971 through 1974, Pinkston reported and served as an anchor at WLBT-TV in Jackson, Mississippi, where he started his career. Then, from 1974 to 1976, he was employed by WJXT-TV as the director of urban affairs, a general assignment reporter, and the creator of a daily public affairs program. Pinkston worked for WFSB-TV in Hartford from 1976 to 1980 as a reporter, anchor, producer, and director of a number of public affairs shows and specials.
Pinkston began working for CBS News as their White House correspondent in 1990. He covered President George H. W. Bush for two years, breaking the story that the president became unwell while having dinner with Kiichi Miyazawa, the prime minister of Japan, in January 1992. Pinkston continued at the CBS Washington bureau from 1992 through 1994.
Pinkston was transferred to CBS’ New York office in 1994. He provided coverage for various CBS news programs as well as the CBS Evening News. In addition to the U.S. intervention in Haiti, the Unabomber case, the standoff involving the Montana Freemen, and the Susan Smith trial, he has covered the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. He has also reported on the Unabomber tale.
Randall Pinkston Awards
- 4 Emmy Awards
- RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award
- Society of Professional Journalists Community Service Award
- Silver Em Award from the University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism