Jeff Fager Bio

(TV producer)

Relationship Statistics of Jeff Fager

What is Jeff Fager marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
How many children does Jeff Fager have ? (name):Three
Is Jeff Fager having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Jeff Fager gay ?: No
Who is Jeff Fager wife ? (name):Melinda Wooster

More about the relationship

Fager is married to Melinda Wooster They live in New Canaan, Connecticut, with their three children. There is no much information about his previous relationship.

Who is Jeff Fager?

Jeffrey B. Fager is an American television producer. He was the former chairman of CBS News and former executive producer of 60 Minutes, the hour-long CBS news magazine created in 1968.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality

Jeff Fager is 64 years old. He was born  December 10, 1954, in Wellesley, Massachusetts. His father’s name is  Charles Anthony Fager who is a neurosurgeon in the United States.

Fager’s mother’s name is Margaret Bulkley Fager. He belongs to American nationality. There is no information about his and siblings and ethnicity.

Jeff Fager: Education, School/College University

In 1977, He graduated from Colgate University. There is no further information about his school/college university.

Jeff Fager: Professional Life, Career

In 1982, from San Francisco, California, station KPIX-TV he began his career in broadcast news in Boston and joined CBS News, where he was a broadcast producer. From 1996 to 1998, Fager was the Executive Producer of the CBS Evening News. Similarlyhe was senior and field producer positions for that and other CBS News programs, including 60 Minutes.

In 1988, Jeff Fager left the Evening News to become the first executive producer of 60 Minutes II. Fager assumed the position of Executive Producer of 60 Minutes in June 2004. In February 2011, it was declared that Fager would lead the news division of CBS as Chairman of CBS News, a newly created position.

Jeff Fager said he would “restore CBS News to where it should be, where it needs to be”, using the original reporting and storytelling of 60 Minutes as a benchmark for its other news programs after stepping in as Chairman of CBS News.

Furthermore, Fager stepped down as chairman but continued in his executive producer role of 60 Minutes until his 2018 departure from CBS News on January 1, 2015. Moreover, David Rhodes persisted to serve as President of the CBS News Division.

Jeff Fager: Awards, Nominations

In 2007, he was awarded by  Gerald Loeb Award for Television Enterprise business journalism for “The Mother of All Heists”. He was awarded by Paul White Award, Radio Television Digital News Association in 2012.

Similarly, He was awarded by Gerald Loeb Award for Personal Finance business journalism for “60 Minutes: 40 Million Mistakes” in 2014.

Jeff Fager: Net Worth, Salary, Income

Fager has an approximated net worth of $4 Million. Having a well-paid amount of net worth, he also makes an efficient amount of fortune from his other works as a producer.

Jeff Fager: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There is controversy that nineteen current and former CBS employees told The New Yorker that Fager allowed harassment in the news division in 2018.

Six former employees also told the magazine that while inebriated at company parties, he touched employees in ways that made them uncomfortable.

On September 12, 2018Fager left CBS News. CBS News announced that Fager had sent a threatening text message to Jericka Duncan, one of the network’s correspondents when she sought his response to the report in The New Yorker.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Jeff Fager has a Black and white hair color and brown eye color. He is tall and weighs 84 kg. Currently, we don’t have more information about his body measurements.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Jeff Fager is active on social media. He has around 7.7k followers on Twitter and he is not active on Instagram.

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