Michael S. Schmidt Biography and Wiki
Michael S. Schmidt (b. Sept 23) is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, author, and correspondent for The New York Times in Washington, D.C. Michael is also the author of The New York Times bestseller “Donald Trump v. the United States: Inside the Struggle to Stop a President.”
Michael’s book rose to No. 3 on The Times bestseller list and No. 2 on both Amazon and the Wall Street Journal’s best-seller list. He covers national security and federal law enforcement, has broken many high-profile stories, and is also a national security contributor for MSNBC and NBC News.
Michael S. Schmidt Age and Birthday
Schmidt was born on September 23rd, 1983, in Nyack, New York, United States. He is 36 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Libra.
Michael S. Schmidt Height
Michael stands at an estimated height of 5 feet and 10 inches tall.
Michael S. Schmidt Education
The journalist went to John Randolph Tucker High School in Richmond, Virginia, where he played baseball. He later proceeded to Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania where he graduated with an AB in International Affairs after co-founding and editing Marooned with classmate Erin Koen in 2005.
Michael S. Schmidt Family, Parents, Siblings
Michael is the proud son of Racheal Schmidt and his father whose identity is unknown at the moment. It’s not known if he has any siblings. We are keeping tabs and we will update you once available.
Michael S. Schmidt Wife, Girlfriend, Is He Married?
The famed journalist is unmarried, however, Michael is in a relationship with television personality Nicole Wallace. Nicolle Wallace is an American television host and author who is popular for her work as the anchor of the MSNBC news and politics program Deadline: White House and a former co-host of the ABC daytime talk show The View.
Nicole was born on February 4th, 1972. She is 47 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Aquarius. She was previously married to former US Ambassador Mark Wallace for 14 years and shares a child, a son, born in 2012.
Michael S. Schmidt Salary
According to MSNBC salaries, Michael receives an annual salary ranging from $43,735 to $189,553. However, we do not have his actual salary figure since it’s yet to be revealed.
Michael S. Schmidt Net Worth
Michael S. Schmidt has an estimated net worth of $1 million. His primary source of income is his career as a journalist.
Michael S. Schmidt NYT, MSNBC, and NBC
Schmidt kicked off his career by working at The Boston Globe in 2004. He later joined the New York Times in 2005 as a news clerk. He was later promoted to staff reporter, covering performance-enhancing drugs and legal issues in sports in December 2007.
Schmidt reported that David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez, and Sammy Sosa were among the roughly 100 players who tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug in 2003. Michael was later promoted to a correspondent for The Times in Iraq in 2011. During his time in Iraq, he uncovered a series of classified documents in a junkyard in Baghdad. The documents were a testimony from Marines about the 2005 Haditha Massacre.
Michale also served in the team that disclosed the Justice Department charging FIFA executives. Sooner, law enforcement officers arrested the executives in 2015. Furthermore, he has worked as New York Times lead reporters on investigations into connections between Donald Trump’s associates and the Russians.
Michael S. Schmidt Awards
Schmidt won two Pulitzer Prizes in 2018. One is for reporting on workplace sexual harassment issues and the other for coverage of President Donald Trump and his campaign’s ties to Russia. Michael also won the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for Domestic Print and also received Livingston Award for Excellence in National Reporting.