Michael S. Schmidt Biography
Michael S. Schmidt is an American journalist and author and sportswriter who is currently working as a correspondent for The New York Times in Washington, D.C since 2005. Besides, he is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner. Previously, he was working as a clerk on the foreign desk. He serves as the national security contributor for MSNBC and N.B.C. News. He covers some high-profile stories related to national security and federal law enforcement in his career. Some of the stories he has covered are the existence of Hillary Clinton’s email account.
Michael S. Schmidt Age and Birthday
Michael S Schmidt was born on the 23rd of September, 1983 in Nyack, New York, United States of America.
Michael S. Schmidt Height
Schmidt stands at the height of 6 feet.
Michael S. Schmidt Education
Michael got his secondary education at John Randolph Tucker High School in Richmond, Virginia, and there he was a member of the school baseball team. Later on, he joined the Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, where he graduated in 2005 with an A.B. in International Affairs. He graduated together with his classmate, Erin Koen, who co-founded and edited Marooned.
Michael S. Schmidt Parents and Siblings
Michael’s mother is called Rachel Schmidt. He has not yet disclosed any details regarding his parents and siblings. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is out.
Michael S. Schmidt Wife
Michael has kept matters concerning his personal life private. It is not known if he is married, unmarried, or dating. However, we are keeping tabs, and we shall update this information once it is out.
Michael S Schmidt Iraq
In 2011, Michael worked as a correspondent for The Times, based in Iraq. He uncovered many classified documents in a junkyard in Baghdad. The documents were a testimony from Marines concerning the 2005 Haditha Massacre. In that event, the Marines killed 26 Iraqi civilians. Moreover, only a few documents were available because an Iraqi junkyard attendant had used some other classified American documents to cook smoked carp. The story concerning the American troops were leaving Iraq in 2011 was highly praised.
Michael S Schmidt Fifa
Michael was also part of a group of New York Times reporters. In May 2015, he covered various series of stories concerning the Justice Department charging FIFA executives. When law enforcement officers arrested the executives in Switzerland, Schmidt was present in a hotel lobby.
Michael S Schmidt NYT
Michael worked for MSNBC as a senior contributor and for The New York Times as the Washington correspondent. He covers many stories related to national security and federal investigations. Schmidt is currently covering a case that has led to the debate on Trump’s impeachment after an incident where he is said to have unduly influenced Ukrainian authorities. He reported the event in August 2019, where two of President Donald Trump’s top envoys to Ukraine drafted a statement for the country’s new president. This committed Ukraine to do investigations sought by Trump into his political rivals.
Michael S Schmidt Trump
Michael is seen as one of the lead reporters in the federal and Congressional investigations into connections between President Donald J. Trump’s associates and the Russians. Schmidt covered the story on the 5th of March, 2017, where the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, had asked the Justice Department to publicly refute Trump’s claims that President Obama had him wire-tapped during the 2016 campaign. On the 16th of May, 2017, Michael again covered James B. Comey, former F.B.I. Director under the Trump Administration had written about the F.B.I. memo. The memo detailed President Donald J. Trump’s alleged ordering of Comey to end the F.B.I.’s investigation of former Trump Admin National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn, before the investigation findings. The story led to the appointment of the former F.B.I. director Robert Mueller to investigate Trump.
Michael S Schmidt Awards and Achievements
In 2017, Michael co-authored stories related to how the former Fox News host, Bill O’Reilly, harassed some women sexually. The story covered how Bill had paid off accused him of sexual harassment. FOX later fired Bill. After covering that story, Michael received the Livingston Award for national reporting; this recognizes the best work of journalists under 35. Schmidt was also won Pulitzer Prizes in 2018.
Michael S Schmidt Salary
MSNBC salaries range from an average of $43,735-$189,553 annually. However, these figures may vary substantially depending on the seniority of the employee in question. Moreover, we are keeping tabs, and we shall update his actual salary once it is available.
Michael S Schmidt Net Worth
Schmidt has a net worth ranging from $5 Million to $16 Million. This includes his assets, money, and income.