Geoff Bennett Bio
Geoff Bennett is an American award winning broadcast journalist and a co-anchor of the PBS NewsHour alongside Amna Nawaz. He has worked as an editor, reporter and news anchor on radio, cable and broadcast television, and online. Prior to joining PBS NewsHour Geoff worked at NBC News, where he was a White House correspondent and substitute anchor for MSNBC.
Geoff’s first job in journalism, was an off-air production assistant at World News Tonight at ABC News in New York and then associate producer. He then took a job as a reporter and editor for the online service AOL Television in 2006. The following year Geoff joined NPR in Los Angeles as a digital producer and editor for News & Notes, and was frequently heard on-air. In 2009 he moved to Washington, D.C. to be an editor at Weekend Edition.
From 2013, Geoff reported on-camera from Washington, D.C., for NY1 News and other Time Warner Cable news channels. He was also a guest host of Washington Journal on C-SPAN. He then returned to NPR in 2017 as an on-air reporter based in Washington, D.C., covering Congress and the White House.
Geoff became a White House correspondent for NBC and substitute anchor for MSNBC in November 2017. Moreover, in September, 2021, on the day that police and paramedics were indicted in the death of Elijah McClain, he choked up while reading the young African-American man’s last words.
In November 2021, while he was contributing to NBC and MSNBC, he began work as the chief Washington correspondent for the PBS NewsHour and the anchor of PBS News Weekend. Since January 2023 he and Amna Nawaz have been co-anchors of the PBS NewsHour after they replaced Judy Woodruff.
Geoff Bennett Age
Bennett is 43 years old as of 2023. He was born on April 25, 1980, in Voorhees, New Jersey in the United States of America. In addition, Geoff celebrates his birthday on 25 April every year and his zodiac sign is Taurus.
Geoff Bennett Height
Bennett stands tall at an average height of 5 feet 8 in (Approx 1.7 m).
Geoff Bennett Family
Bennett grew up in Voorhees, New Jersey. He is the son of Gary Bennett Sr.(Father) and Lynnca (mother). His father was a school administrator. Additionally, his mother, Lynnca, taught kindergarten. Bennett has one sibling his older brother known as Gary Bennett Jr.
Geoff Bennett Education
After High school, Bennett attended Morehouse College where he graduated with honors with a BA in English in 2002.
Geoff Bennett Salary
Bennet earns an annual salary ranging between $ 24,292 and $ 72,507 from her current position as a co-anchor of the PBS NewsHour.
Geoff Bennett Net worth
Bennett has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million as of 2023. His main source of income is his successful career as a journalist.