Carol Leonnig

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Journalist (1996)
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Carol Duhurst Leonnig is an analytical journalist from the United States. Since 2000, she has been working as a staff author at The Washington Post. She was additionally essential for a group of National Security Reporters.

Likewise, she was part of a Post team awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for exposing the NSA's expanded spying on Americans. She has won the George Polk Award for investigative reporting three times. She covers Donald Trump's presidency and looks into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Who Is Carol Leonnig's Husband?

Yes, 55, Carol Leonning is happily married to her husband, John Reeder. Her partner Reeder is an Executive in Residence at the University of AU's School of Public Affairs and Center for Environmental Policy. 

Before joining the government, Mr. Reeder served on active duty in the United States Army. He was awarded the Army's Commendation Medal for "exceptionally meritorious service" at the end of his tour. Moreover, John holds a BS in Agriculture and Applied Economics and an MA from the University of Minnesota. John granted the EPA Administrator's Gold Medal to improve the government Safe Drinking Water Act.

Carol Leonnig with her spouse and kids.
Carol Leonnig With Her spouse John Reeder And Daughter Elise And Molly Source: [email protected]

The details such as date and venue of the pair's wedding is not learned. It's been many years since they tied the knots and so far things look great between them.

The married couple is spending quality time together enjoying their best moment. From their marriage, the duo have two beautiful daughters named Elise Reeder and Molly Reeder. 

Elise is the eldest daughter of Carol. And Elise Reeder has just now graduated on August 2, 2021, from Sidwell Friends School, where recently Carol posted her daughter graduated photo on Instagram. The family currently resides in Washington, D.C. In contrast, The Washington Post reporter Karoun Demirjian is yet to marry in her life. 

Net Worth Of Carol Leonnig 

Carol Leonnig is a columnist and a reporter, and as a result, she has amassed a sizable fortune over the years. She has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Similarly, American television writer Lynn Marie Latham also holds a net worth of $2 million.

On average, a staff writer at The Washington Post makes around $103,591 in a year. Being one of the experienced writer who has been serving at The Washington Post since 2000. The lady surely bags a substantial amount of money from her work. 

Carol Leoning's Career

Carol Leoning's first reporting job was at The Philadelphia Inquirer in 1989. She later turned into a staff author for The Charlotte Observer, where she initially investigated regional government after covering the state council. In the end, she turned into the paper's Washington reporter. 

Leonnig began her career at The Washington Post, covering the District of Columbia's city government and its ongoing corruption issues, then spent five years covering Washington's federal courts. She was also played the lead reporter on several investigative projects.

Carol Leonnig signing her books
Photo: Carol Signing's Published Book A Very Stable Genius 
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The female journalist has appeared on NPR, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Fox News, and MSNBC, among others, and her reporting on the Bush administration had cited in books on the subject.

Carol is also a New York Times best-selling author. She and Philip Rucker co-wrote the novel A Very Stable Genius. The book had released on January 21, 2020. The book is a riveting insider's look at Donald Trump's presidency. On May 18, 2021, her second book, Zero Fail: The Rise and Fall of the Secret Service, was released. Her books are available at Amazon. 

Early Life 

Carol Leonnig was born in Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Maryland, in 1966. As of 2021, Leonnig is 55 years old. She has not provided any specific information about her family history or whether she has siblings or not.

In terms of her educational qualification, She graduated from Bryn Mawr college in 1987. Apart from that, Carol has not shared any additional information about her parents or siblings, if she has any.

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