Shannon Bream salary
Posted On: Nov 11, 2013
Shannon Bream is not just a well-liked and trending face in the American television, but the former Miss Florida USA is also amongst the well-paid television journalist in the American cable news network. The Fox News Channel (FNC) reporter has an estimated annual salary of $800 thousand, which roughly makes a weekly salary around $17 thousand.
Since joining Fox News, one of the “big three” cable network in the United States, Bream has experienced a remarkable rise – both in terms of her broadcasting career and salary cap. She has a reported net worth of net worth of around $4 million.
Before joining FNC, Bream worked as a weekend anchor for WRC-TV in Washington and covered general assignments. During her time at WRC, she met Brit Hume, who, at the same time was the managing director of Fox News Washington Bureau. And with the advice and assistance of Hume, she sent her audition tapes to the channel in 2007 and was officially hired by soon after.
Bream initially began her career in as a lawyer, following her graduation in law from Florida State University in 1996. There, she mostly focused on sexual harassment cases. But surprisingly within few years working in law firm, she was dissatisfied with her work and unpredictably changed her profession to television journalism. In 2000, she had to take a salary cut, in order to gain an opportunity to be part of television news team. She first did an internship, and after impressing the entire team, moved to entry-level job
entry-level job writing scripts on the overnight shift at the ABC news affiliate in Tampa WFTS-TV.
Born as Shannon Noelle DePuy on December 23, 1970, in Florida, and in a Caucasian family, Bream is the only daughter of Marie Norris and Ed DePuy. Now aged 42, she is married to Sheldon Bream, her colleague since Liberty University, and the couple resides in Washington without bearing any child.
She attended North Florida Christian High School in Tallahassee and graduated in the class of 1988 at the age of 17. Bream graduated in 1992 from Liberty University in Business studies. At her times on the Liberty University, she entered the Miss Virginia pageant and won the competition. She also participated in the 1991 Miss America pageant and made her place among the top 10 finalists.
In recent memory, Bream has reported the 2013 Supreme Court ruling of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and the California's Proposition 8. The highlight of her news story features the Supreme Court ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in 2012 where she provided some extensive live coverage of the nomination of Judge Sonia Soto mayor to the Supreme Court. She also covered the controversial story of the hearing on the detainees of Guantanamo Bay in 2008.
Currently, Bream is assigned as a Washington-based correspondent and covers the Supreme Court. She also serves as the anchor of "America's News Headquarters". While she is also an occasional substitute anchor for “Special Report with Bret Baier” and “America Live with Megyn Kelly”.