Linda Vester Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, Career and Award.
Linda Vester Net Worth 2020 – Linda Vester is a U.S journalist, News Anchor and TV host who has worked for the big names in the TV industry and has hosted a couple of news programs including Dayside with Linda Vester on the Fox News Channel and NBC News at Sunrise on the NBC network.
NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 4: Broadcast journalist Linda Vester arrives at the debut party for GQ’s new editor-in-chief Jim Nelson at Hudson Studios September 4, 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Lawrence Lucier/Getty Images)
Vester is also renowned for producing an award-winning video documentary on the genocide that occurred in Rwanda.
Vester was born in Ohio Cincinnati on the 11th of June 1965 as Linda Joan Vester to parents John and Dorothy Vester. Her father who is late now was a medical doctor. She has four siblings. Linda discovered her love for journalism during her senior year at the Ursuline Academy high school Ohio.
By the time high school was over, she knew she wanted to pursue a career in journalism and had issues with making up her mind about the college to attend but with the help and guidance of her father, she began from Sorbonne in France, where she obtained a diploma in 1965.
After that, she headed to the Boston University where she bagged a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1987.
Thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship, Vester also bagged a degree in Arabic and Middle East Affairs from the American University in Cairo, Egypt and thanks to her studies in France and Egypt, she speaks both French and Arabic fluently.
She attended the University of Paris for one semester in 1985. And, then in 1987, she graduated in Journalism from Boston University.
Then, a year later in 1988, she was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study Arabic and Middle East affairs at the American University in Cairo, Egypt. There she also learned to speak both Arabic and French language fluently.
After graduating in Journalism, she started her Journalism Carrier from an internship at CBS News’s Paris Bureau in 1985 and Boston Bureau in 1986-87. She stopped her Fulbright scholarship and joined NBC News as a foreign correspondent.
After the Gulf war ended, she returned back to WFLA-TV in 1992. Then, in 1993, she was promoted as a full-time correspondent for reporting NBC’s Weekend Today Program. Later in July 2006, she submitted a report she won’t be joining Fox Channel.
Then, together with her husband, they started working for the Posse Foundation, which is currently supporting the college education of a group of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans financially. Addition to this, Linda also contributed her earnings in college scholarship for girls at her former high school.
Awards and Achievement
In 1988, she was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study Arabic and Middle East affairs at the American University in Cairo, Egypt.
Then, in 1993, she was promoted as a full-time correspondent for reporting NBC’s Weekend Today Program. And again in 1997, she was again promoted to anchor of NBC News at Sunshine and moved to New York. She started her own show in 2002, named Dayside with Linda Vester.