David Shuster: Birth, Family Background, Education, Marriage
David Martin Shuster celebrates his birthday on the 22nd of July and was born in Bloomington, Indiana in the United States of America in 1967 as the child of Susan Klein and Arnold Shuster.
He was raised in a Jewish family along with his brother, Jonathan. Shuster’s parents divorced and each married different partners, making him the step son of Rose Mahern-Shuster, his father’s second wife and Robert Afranoff, his mother’s second husband.
For his early education, Shuster was sent to the Bloomington High School South and graduated from high school in 1985, after which he pursued higher education at the University of Michigan. He graduated from college with honors and continued his education by attending Georgetown University, eventually earning a Master’s Degree (M.A.) in International Affairs.
After their marriage on the 16th of February 2013, Shuster began sharing his marital life with Kera Rennert, who is also a fellow journalist working as a producer and TV writer. In 2013, the happy couple was blessed with their first child.
David Shuster: Professional Life, Career
Shuster began his professional career in journalism from CNN stationed at Washington, D.C. where he worked as the station’s field producer and assignment editor for over four years (1990-1994). During his time at CNN, he was present in the coverage team of the Persian Gulf War and managed to cover the Presidential Election campaign of 1992.
He joined KATV, an ABC affiliated stationed at Little Rock, Arkansas after departing from CNN in order to work as a political reporter.
Shuster kept on progressing forward and was hired by Fox News Channel, where he was assigned as the correspondent for Washington, D.C. from 1996 to 2002. While at Fox, he covered most of the major stories including the Afghanistan military operations, representing Fox.
After Fox, Shuster joined another news giant – MSNBC, in 2002. He was assigned on the network’s coverage team for the Operation Iraqi Freedom and provided live reports. He was the fill-in reporter for Chris Matthews on the show Hardball, where he had the chance to interview the former United States President Jimmy Carter. He was also available on the scenes of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in the August of 2005. He served on NBC Nightly News as the on-air reporter as well.
Sadly, Shuster was suspended from MSNBC in the April of 2010, after which he joined Current TV and began hosting Countdown on the network from the 29th of July 2011.
He has also hosted on Al Jazeera America’s Power Politics providing live anchoring from the July of 2013. After that, he rejoined MSNBC and served on the show Morning Joe. Shuster went on to join i24 News as the station’s managing editor and anchor in the February of 2017.
David Shuster: Social Media
Shuster has gained a lot of popularity and recognition from his audiences from all over the world. He has created thousands of fans and followers that have helped him build a massive social profile on the social networking site Twitter.
He is available on the site at @DavidShuster and has 75 thousand followers on the site. Shuster joined Twitter on the February of 2009 and ha tweeted 10.4 thousand times ever since then.