Noah Shachtman

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Noah Shachtman is a well-known journalist from America. He is widely known as the Chief Editor of The Daily Beast.

Shachtman was born in 1971 in the United States of America, where another journalist Drew Grant was also born. Born to his American parents, he is of White ethnicity and holds American nationality. 

Marital Status: Married

The famous American journalist seems to be living a happy marital life. Shachtman never talked about his wife, family, and past affairs, as he wishes to keep it low profile.

Noah Shachtman post a picture in Flickr with his wife and two children.
Image: Noah Shachtman wife and children
Source: Flickr @Noah Shachtman

Noah, however, shared his picture on Flickr with two children, a boy and a girl with a lady with whom he is seen spending quality time like they are family. Those two kids seem like his children as well as lady his wife, but he has not mentioned it.

Net Worth

Shachtman makes decent money from his journalism career. To date, he has worked for various news companies, which has added up an appreciable sum to his total fortune.

As per some sources, the average salary of the editor in chief ranges from $70,000 to $124,000. Hence, we can assume the yearly income of Noah from The Daily Beast. Shachtman's total net worth is estimated to be in a million dollars, as of 2019, which is probably more than another journalist Carolyn Quinn.

Journalism Career

Noah always wanted to work in the news industry. Soon after his graduation from Georgetown University, the famous journalist kicked off his career as an editor for

From 2006 to 2013, Noah served as Contributing Editor and Editor, Danger Room for Wired Magazine. Noah moreover, served as the Executive Editor for News at Foreign Policy

Professional Career

Noah's professional career began in May 2010, when he joined then- Resident Fellow, 21st Century Defensive Initiative, where he worked for almost a decade. 

Noah reporting live on CNN while on work
Picture: Noah going live via CNN
Source: CNN

Shachtman later joined The Daily Beast in 2014 and served as the Executive Editor for 5 years and 10 months. Later, he was promoted to editor in chief in May 2018.

Joy Reid's Column Suspended by the Daily Beast

The Daily Beast editor removed Joy's column after the media reporters and cyber-security investigated her claims saying, 'she is the victim of cyber-attack' where lots of other homophobic statements were included.

Later, Shachtman as the Executive Editor said, 

''In the meantime, we're going hit pause on Reid's column, untill the two reporters probe has run its course.'' 

Previously, the FBI investigated the Reid Report regarding homophobic issues. On the other side, Joy's lawyer stated that 'FBI investigation has been launched to probe potential criminal activity on her site which was hacked according to Joy Reid. 

Photo: statements were given by Noah
Source: dailymail

The post included many questions, which became viral in a short period of time. After speculations, Charlie Crist, the Republican governor of Florida was gay but tied the knot with a woman to maintain his secrecy. 

Since then, Joy has made several apologies following Crist's speculation. She also said that she regrets what she did saying, 

''the way I addresed the complex issue of the closet and specualtion on a person's sexual orientation with a mocking tone and sarcasm.'' 

As most of the statements given by Joy at first was a lie.


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