Ben Tracy Wiki – Ben Tracy Biography
Ben Tracy is a CBS News White House correspondent based in Washington, D.C. He reports for all CBS News platforms, including the “CBS Evening News,” “CBS This Morning” and “CBS Sunday Morning.”
Since joining CBS News in 2008, Tracy has reported from 16 countries on five continents. He has been to North Korea three times and was the only western broadcast television correspondent to report from that country’s main nuclear testing site. Tracy has covered many other national and international stories including both historic summit meetings between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi and Singapore, the rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a cave in Thailand, the 2018 Winter Olympics in Japan and the 2016 Summer Games in Rio. He also covered the massive wildfires in the Western U.S. and Canada, the 2014 hostage crisis in Sydney Australia, the 2011 earthquake and Tsunami in Japan, as well as the Royal Wedding of Prince William and the former Kate Middleton in London. In 2016, Tracy traveled to Cuba to explore the increase in American tourism resulting from the lifting of travel restrictions, according to his CBS News profile.
Prior to joining CBS News, Tracy was a reporter for WCCO-TV in Minneapolis, where he was a member of the station’s investigative team, covering major stories, such as the methamphetamine epidemic and the collapse of the 35W bridge. During that time, he also was a contributor to CBS News’ “Saturday Early Show,” to which he brought his signature “Good Question” segment, started at WCCO-TV, to a national audience.
Before joining WCCO-TV, Tracy worked as a reporter at WISN-TV Milwaukee and WBAY-TV Green Bay, Wisc. He is the recipient of six Emmy Awards and two Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Awards honoring excellence in broadcast news.
He graduated from Marquette University with bachelor’s degrees in broadcast journalism and political science. He also earned a master’s degree in public service from Marquette University.
Ben Tracy Age
Tracy was born on July 16, 1976, in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Ben Tracy Husband
Ben Tracy is in a relationship with Mark Gustafson. On Valentine’s Day 2020, Tracy shared a picture of the pair to Instagram, writing, “Apparently this is a thing. Happy Valentine’s Day @markgustafson Love ya lots!”
Ben Tracy’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
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Ben Tracy Salary
Ben Tracy’s salary is unclear.