Martha MacCallum is an American co-anchor and TV host who is 51 years of age. Martha graduated from Ramapo High School in Franklin Lakes NJ, and then attended St. Lawrence University to earn her bachelor's degree in Political Science. She founded the Miranda Theatre Company in New York, having had some experience in that area as a student at the Circle in the Square Theater School. She also worked as an associate in corporate relations at Dow Jones & Company.
Her sister and mother are both breast cancer fighters, and as a testimony of her struggle that has brought her to stand in her own legs, her first job ever was at a village cheese shop in her hometown, Wyckoff in New Jersey. Her father and mother are alumni of Brown University. MacCallum has a house in Cape Cod, built in the 60's and recently refurbished to look brand new.
Martha started her career in journalism as a reporter for Corporate finance magazine, and then was a business correspondent at Wall Street Journal Television anchoring The Wall Street Journal Report, World Market Outlook and Business USA from 1991 to 1996.
After that, in 1996 she became a reporter for WBIS-TV (ION-31) which is a sports and business network in New York. From 1997 to 2003, MacCallum held a variety of positions at NBC: co-anchor of CNBC's Morning Call with Martha MacCallum and Ted David, anchor of CNBC's Checkpoint that was dedicated to covering the war against terrorism and the war in Iraq.
She was awarded the American Women in Radio and Television award for her work in 1997, and again in 2003.
Net Worth and Salary
MacCallum has most recently moderated the ET GOP Presidential debate in August 2015, which had an average of 1.2 million viewers, thereby making it the network's 3rd highest primary Presidential debate. She has interviewed General David Petraeus, David Axelrod (President Obama's former strategist), Senator John McCain, Chris Christie (Governor, New Jersey). She currently is the co-anchor of America's Newsroom along with Bill Hemmer.
Martha MacCallum reportedly earns $700 thousand dollars in a year. She also was one of the main contributors to MSNBC's The News with Brian Williams, NBC's Today, NBC affiliates and CNBC World.
Maccallum was instrumental in creating the series Inside the Business for Business Center. She joined FOX News Channel in January 2004 and has since then provided extensive coverage of several major breaking news stories as well as covering the Presidential elections of 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016. She is very good at her job. Her Facebook and Twitter are pretty much updated.