Today we will be talking about a famous journalist, Laurie Dhue, CEO, and president of Laurie Dhue Media and an American television journalist who had to go through a struggle because of addiction.
Who would have imagined that Laurie Dhue was an alcoholic? But she was, in the past, 15 years back.
Let’s get a glimpse into her personal life too. Laurie married her long-time boyfriend Thomas Colquitt before they were emotionally strong enough to take the next big step.
Unfortunately, the couple couldn’t stay together for long because of their personal reasons and they had to go through a divorce. The cause of divorce is not known yet. No news about her having a child is mentioned in any of her biographies or her social media accounts.
Back to the topic, Laurie went through unpleasant 15 long alcoholic years in her life before she realized in 2007 that it was enough and she had to get over it.
Professional Career Growth
Dhue attended University of North Carolina with a major in political science and a minor in dramatic arts. During her early professional career, she took an intern at WSB-TV as a weekend morning anchor. She then joined NBC and there she did occasional weekend edition of Today.
In 1990, she joined CNN and worked as an anchor for weekend programs. She anchored the programs like CNN Saturday, CNN Sunday, World View, and The World Today. In April 1999, she became associated with MSNBC as an anchor of Newsfront. There she also hosted the Special Edition. She joined Fox News Channel in 2000 and worked there till 2008.
Salary and Net Worth 2017
Highly rated journalist, Laurie Dhue has estimated her net worth to $2.2 million. We can assume that she might be earning an attractive salary that has boosted her net worth rapidly. Her work has been highly admired by her colleagues.