Catherine Herridge (age 59)

May 18, 1964
United States

[Catherine Herridge] Introduction

Catherine Herridge, born on May 18, 1964, has been a CBS News senior investigative correspondent based in Washington D.C. since November 2019. Prior to that, Herridge had been the Chief Intelligence correspondent for Fox News Channel and had hosted the Saturday edition of Weekend Live.

[Catherine Herridge] Early life and education

Catherine Herridge was born in Toronto, Ontario and attended Jarvis Collegiate Institute for high school before pursuing her education in the United States. She graduated from Harvard College with a Bachelor’s degree and then followed that up with a Master’s degree in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

[Catherine Herridge] Career

Catherine Herridge has been an all-star news correspondent since she first joined Fox News Channel in 1996. She initially served as a London-based correspondent for ABC News and later as a field correspondent for Fox's now-defunct newsmagazine The Pulse. Throughout her time at Fox, she extensively covered the then-Senator Hillary Clinton, including her 2000 campaign for Senate, the 2004 Democratic presidential elections, the D.C. sniper attacks, the Iraq sanctions resolution, and the Zacarias Moussaoui trial post-9/11. She was also in New York City on September 11, 2001 and reported from various locations in the city for Fox News. Herridge was awarded the Tex McCrary Award for Journalism from the Congressional Medal of Honor Society for her exceptional work at Fox, before CBS News then announced in October 2019 that she had joined them as a senior investigative correspondent. Herridge is also the author of The Next Wave: On the Hunt for Al Qaeda's American Recruits, published in 2011.

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 Educated at

  • Harvard University


  • Journalist