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Lana Logan is a news reporter and former swimsuit model. She has been in the controversy because of sex scandals with her co-workers, sexual auscultations. Lana is married and is the mother of two.

Relationship Facts of Lara Logan

Lara Logan is married to Joseph Burkett.
She is mother of Two(Joseph and Lola).
Lara Logan is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Lara Logan?

Lana Logan is a married woman. She is married twice.

Her first marriage was with Jason Siemon. Jason is a former professional basketball player. They got married in 1998 and after a decade of being together, they got divorced.

Currently, she is married to Joseph Burkett. He is an American federal contractor stationed in Iraq and defense contractor whom she met in Afghanistan. The couple exchanged vows in November 2008. The couple resides in Washington D.C. with their two children and also a daughter from her husband’s previous marriage.

Their eldest son’s name is Joseph Burkett who was born in December 2008. In addition, they were blessed with their second child in 2010, Lola Burkett.

Moreover, they also live with Burkett’s daughter from his previous marriage named Ashley Siemon.

Lara Logan: Biography in Details

Who is Lara Logan?

Lara Logan is a South-Africa born American TV and radio journalist and a war correspondent. Additionally, she was a correspondent for CBS News from 2002 to 2018.

Recently, in 2019, she has joined the Sinclair Broadcast Group.

How old is Lara Logan?

Lara Logan was born in Durban, South Africa on 29 March 1971. Currently, she is 51 years old. She is the daughter of Derek Logan, father and Yolanda Logan, mother. Lara’s mum Yolanda died after a lengthy coma.

There is no information about her siblings. Her ethnicity is South-African. Even though she was born in South Africa, she is a citizen of the U.S.A.

Lara Logan: Education, School/College University

Lara Logan is a well-educated woman. She attended high school at Durban Girls’ College. Moreover, she is a graduate of the University of Natal located in Durban in 1992 with a degree in commerce studies.

Furthermore, she also has earned a diploma in French language, culture, and history at Alliance Française in Paris.

Lara Logan: Professional Life, Career

Lara Logan started her career by working as a news reporter for the Sunday Tribune during her studies. After that, she worked for the city’s Daily News for two years from 1990 to 1992. In 1992, she joined Reuters TV in Africa as the senior producer.

After four years, she became a freelance journalist and obtained assignments as a reporter and editor with various channels such as TN and Fox/SKY, ABC News (in London), NBC, and the European Broadcast Union.

Moreover, Lara Logan also worked with CNN where she reported on incidents including very important ones such as the 1998 United States embassy bombings in Nairobi and Tanzania. Furthermore, she also covered the conflict in Northern Ireland and the Kosovo war.

In 2000, GMTV Breakfast Television (in the UK) hired her as a correspondent. At the same time, she also worked with CBS News Radio as a freelance correspondent.

After some days of the 9/11 attacks, Lara Logan asked a clerk at the Russian Embassy in London to grant her a visa to Afghanistan.

After getting a visa, in November 2001, while in Afghanistan, she also infiltrated the American-British-backed Northern Alliance and was successful in interviewing their commander, General Babajan, at the Bagram Air Base.

In 2002, CBS News offered her a position of a full-fledged correspondent. She spent four years there reporting from the battlefield which included war zones in Afghanistan and Iraq.

However, Lara Logan also interviewed some famous figures and explorers including Bob Ballard who was the discoverer of the Titanic. The majority of her reports were for 60 Minutes II.

Furthermore, she is also a regular contributor to the CBS Evening News and Faces The Nation.

Lara Logan left her work at CBS News in August 2018. In 2019, she joined the Sinclair Broadcast Group temporarily as a correspondent and reported on the United States-Mexico border.

Lara Logan: Awards, Nominations

Lara Logan has contributed a lot in her field. For her work, she has received a number of awards. She has won the American Women in Radio and Television Gracie Award five times.

Moreover, she has won the Radio & Television Association David Bloom Award, Emmy Award, Overseas Press Club Award, and a Murrow Award.

Moreover, Lara Logan has also won the Daniel Pearl Award, John F. Hogan Award among others.

How much is the net worth of Lara Logan?

As of 2022, Lara Logan has garnered an estimated $6 million as net worth. Moreover, she has an annual salary of around $2 million.

She has such a huge net worth as she has worked for a long time in different countries for different news channels covering incidents from around the world. Her source of income is journalism.

Lara Logan: Rumors, Controversies, Scandals

Lara Logan’s career has been controversial. She has faced a lot of criticism throughout her career.

Lara’s husband Joseph Burkett’s ex-wife accused Logan of her failed marriage with Joseph.

In June 2010, she received criticism for her comments about another journalist, Michael Hastings.

Moreover, she and her team were even arrested and detained for one night by the Egyptian Army on 3 February 2011. They were covering the Egyptian revolution.

According to her, the crew was even blindfolded and handcuffed at gunpoint, and their driver was beaten by the army.

Also, in 2011, she was sexually assaulted and says that she has pelvic pain and is a regular visitor in the hospital due to it. This is because the she was physically abused with flagpoles, hands, and sticks. Hence, her body experienced traumatic stress.

In addition to this, they were advised to leave the country. However, they were later released.

Furthermore, on 8th November 2013, she apologized for an inaccurate 60 Minutes report about the Benghazi attack which aired on 27 October 2013.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Lara Logan has a height of around 5 feet 9 inches. Additionally, she weighs around 61 kg.

Moreover, she has body measurements of 38-34-36 inches. Furthermore, she has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Lara Logan is an active social media user. She is active on Facebook and Twitter.

She has around 50.6k followers on Facebook. Similarly, her Twitter account has around 13.8k followers.


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