Mark Shields Biography

(political columnist and commentator)

Mark Shields is an American political columnist and commentator. Mark Shields is married to Anne Hudson Shields.

More about the relationship

Mark Shields is a married man. He is married to Anne Hudson Shields. Anne is a lawyer and former civil service official at the United States Department of the Interior. The pair have a daughter together named Amy. Their marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs at present.

Relationship Facts of Mark Shields

  • Mark Shields is married to Anne Hudson Shields.
  • He is father of One (Amy).
  • Mark Shields is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Mark Shields?

Mark Shields is an American political columnist and commentator. People mostly know him as the weekly political analyst and commentary for the ‘PBS NewsHour.’ Additionally, Mark Shields has covered the last 12 presidential campaigns.

Mark Shields: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family

Shields was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts on May 25, 1937. He was raised in an Irish Catholic family. There are no further details available about Mark’s early life and childhood at present. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to the Irish ethnic background.

Mark Shields: Education, School/College University

Talking about his education, Shields attended the University of Notre Dame. He later graduated in 1959.

Mark Shields: Professional Life, Career

Shields served as an enlisted man in the United States Marine Corps in Florida in the early 1960s. Additionally, he later became an aide to Wisconsin Senator William Proxmire in 1965. Adam also worked for Robert F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign. He helped manage state and local campaigns in some 38 states over more than a decade. Eventually, he became an editorial writer for The Washington Post in 1979.

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Caption: Mark Shields (Source: twitter)

Furthermore, Shields has also taught U.S. politics and the press at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, McCourt School of Public Policy. Additionally, he was also a fellow at the Harvard Institute of Politics at the Kennedy School of Government. Apart from his career in television, Mark has also authored the book ‘On the Campaign Trail.’ The book is about the 1984 presidential campaign.

Mark Shields: Awards, Nominations

Shields received first Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life at the National Press Club in 2012.

Mark Shields: Net Worth, Income, Salary

Shields has not revealed his current salary. Furthermore, he has an estimated net worth of $15 million as of 2022.

Mark Shields: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Several of Shields’ comments over the years have been termed controversial. Furthermore, at present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.

Mark Shields’ Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Talking about his body measurement, Shields has a height of 1.968 m. Additionally, he weighs around 78 kg. In addition, his hair color is black/grey and his eye color is hazel.

Mark Shields’ Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Shields is not active over social media. He does not have his official Twitter account. Furthermore, he is not active on Facebook and Instagram as well.

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