Since 2015, when she debuted on CBS Newsmagazine and television program, 60 Minutes – as a correspondent, Sharyn Alfonsi has proven to be a force to be reckoned with in news coverage and reporting. Discussing the country’s most common issues, from harsh media coverage to politics, lifestyle, pop culture, business, health and science, she has gained prominence in the country and globally. -of the. Also a journalist, Alfonsi has worked with networks such as KHBS-TV, WVEC-TV, KIRO-TV, WBZ-TV and ABC News.
Sharyn Alfonsi – Biography,
Born Sharyn Elizabeth Alfonsi, the famous journalist arrived on June 3, 1971, in Mississippi, United States. No information is available regarding his early life or family history. Moreover, it seems that Alfonsi is comfortable promoting only his career rather than his personal life. Neither the names of her parents nor of her siblings, if she has any, are known. It is known, however, that she is of white ethnicity and holds an American nationality.
After graduating from high school in McLean, Virginia, she enrolled at the University of Mississippi, Oxford, where she graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Journalism.
After completing his studies, Alfonsi began his professional career in broadcast journalism, first at KHBS-TV, Fort Smith, Arkansas. There she had a full hand; she has also worked as a reporter, editor, weekend weathercaster and photographer. In 1995, she joined WVEC-TV in Norfolk, Virginia as a general assignment reporter until 1997.
Then, she moved to Washington in 1998 where she worked as a reporter and backup anchor for KIRO-TV. During this time, she covered the World Trade Organization riots. She left the network in 2000 and set up her tent in Boston with CBS-owned station WBZ-TV until 2003.
Her career took another turn when in July 2004, she was named network correspondent for CBS News in New York. There she anchored the evening news, covering national and international stories such as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the conflict in Israel, Hurricane Katrina and the Sago mine disaster in West Virginia. She was also a freelance correspondent for the weekend edition of CBS Evening News, Up to the Minute and CBS Newspath. She left the network in 2006, but not without being featured on CBS’s Public Eye blog in August, a month before her departure.
Alfonsi joined ABC News in January 2008 as the new York-based correspondent for World News and Good Morning America. In the five years she was there, she was a regular on all of the network’s platforms. Along with fellow ABC correspondent David Muir, Sharyn Alfonsi hosted the Made in America franchise for the network. During his first stint at CBS, Alfonsi was dubbed by one of his co-workers, Bob Schieffer, as a true treasure of the network. In 2012, she returned to her treasure base, CBS News.
This time, she joins the cast of 60 Minute Sports. On March 1, 2015, she made her 60 Minutes debut with a play, The Storm After the Storm. The segment investigates fraudulent engineering reports after Hurricane Sandy. This led to a congressional investigation, which earned him a Writers Guild Award for Best Short Story – Analysis, Feature, or Commentary – Television. She became a regular in the 2016–17 season during which she featured in several stories that received huge acclaim, as well as national attention. These include the misuse of Jailhouse informants in Orange County, California, which brought national attention to a criminal justice system scandal.
She has also done several sports profiles on stars such as golfer Bubba Watson and the poignant portrayal of Harry Parker. Currently in its fifth season with 60 Minutes, it continues to hit stories that always have its viewers wanting more.
On the program’s 2018 season premiere, Sharyn Alfonsi was featured in a revealing interview with a Beatle, Sir Paul McCartney, which garnered over 13 million viewers. Also in the same season, she reported on Midway Island, with an in-depth look at the problem of plastics in the ocean. In the segment, she pointed out that much of the plastic in the United States is never recycled.
Sharyn Alfonsi is not only a journalist but also a public speaker. She gave the commencement speech at the University of Mississippi’s Meek School of Journalism and New Media in May 2013, and her speech caught the attention of NPR, who dubbed it one of the best commencement speeches of the story.
Husband (Matt Eby)
She is enjoying marital bliss with her husband, Matt Eby. The duo have been married for over a decade and are fathers to two adorable children; a son named Wyatt and a daughter known as Flynn. She lives with her family in Austin, Texas.
Her husband co-founded Tengram Capital Partners, a private equity firm in 2010. He is also a managing partner of the firm. Previously, he served as Chief Investment Officer of JAWS Estates Capital, the Private Family Investment Office of Barry Sternlicht and the Sternlicht Family. He was also associated with Morgan Stanley after graduating from Harvard Business School in 2002.
As is apparently her culture, Sharyn Alfonsi chooses to shroud in mystery, her wedding date, location, as well as other details of her nuptials. Besides, she apparently doesn’t need a headline dedicated to her children by the tabloids. However, she shares photos of her husband and children on her official Instagram account.