Thalia Assuras Biography
Thalia Assuras is a media consultant and television journalist from Canada. Since January 2002, Assuras has been a national correspondent for CBS News’ The Early Show, stationed in Washington, D.C. She is also a CBS News journalist who contributes to a number of shows and is one of the major anchors of the Saturday version of the CBS Evening News.
Thalia Assuras Age | Birthday
How old is Thalia? She is 64 years old as of 27 May 2021. She was born in 1957 in London, Canada. She celebrates her birthday every 27th of May.
Thalia Assuras Education
She went to London Central Secondary School before moving to Western University to earn a Bachelor of Science degree. She received her bachelor’s degree in 1980 and subsequently enrolled in a graduate program in journalism, where she received her master’s degree in 1981.
Thalia Assuras Nationality
The famous presenter is an American national and citizen by birth. She was born in London, Ontario. She is of mixed ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.
Thalia Assuras Family | Parents
Assuras was born and raised in London, Ontario, to Greek parents who had emigrated from Tripoli. However, attempts to establish the identities of her mother and father were in vain since no information about them is available to the public. It’s therefore not known whether she has any siblings.
Thalia Assuras Husband
She is happily married to an editor in chief of the paper, Michael S Johnson.
Thalia Assuras Salary
The Canadian-based journalist earns an annual salary of $1 Million.
Thalia Assuras Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $2 Million.
Thalia Assuras CBS News | Career
Previously, Assuras co-hosted The Saturday Early Show. In 1999, she co-anchored CBS News’ weekday morning news show, This Morning, and anchored the CBS Morning News in the early morning. She has been a CBS News correspondent since 1997, reporting for a number of CBS News programmes. She has covered a variety of international events, including reporting from Iraq, where she covered the US military operation in the aftermath of Saddam Hussein’s capture and was one of the first television journalists to broadcast live from Tikrit just hours after his capture. She also covered the aftermath of a devastating earthquake in Bam, Iran, and the Albanian refugee crisis in Kosovo.
Assuras has also covered a number of local topics, including the New York 9/11 attacks, the Elian Gonzalez controversy, and Hurricane Floyd, and has conducted interviews with foreign leaders ranging from President Bill Clinton to the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. She’s also appeared on CBS Morning News and This Morning as a guest contributor. Prior to that, Assuras was the co-host of “Eye on People,” a live daily news program that aired on the CBS cable channel in 1997. She joined CBS News from ABC, where she worked as a general assignment journalist and anchor for “World News Now” and “World News This Morning” from 1993 to 1996.
Previously, she hosted “Canada AM,” CTV’s morning newscast, co-hosted “Canada AM Weekend,” and filled in on “CTV Weekend News.” Assuras was also a field correspondent. She has received several journalism awards, including the Marie Torre Memorial Award in 2001, a Sigma Delta Chi Award for Journalism, a Canadian MediaWatch Award, and a Journalism Award from the University of Western Ontario.