Liz Trotta

Born on March 28, 1937 to father Gaetano “Thomas” Trotta and mother Lillian Theresa Mazzacane in New Haven situated in Connecticut, Elizabeth Trotta spent most of her childhood days growing up with her sister Mary L. Juba in New Haven. She is American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She completed her education from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and then went on to attend the Boston University and graduated with a degree in English Literature from there.

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She began her journalism career in the year 1965, when she started working for NBC news as their correspondent. She went on to cover the Vietnam War and became the first woman to cover a war for broadcast news. While working for the NBC News, she helped the network gain various recognitions. She then went on to work for CBS News. In the initial stages of her career, she also began teaching at the Stern College of Yeshiva University in the year 1960.

The breakthrough in her career came when she started working for the Fox News as a contributor. She is popular for her commentary on the network. Before she started working with Fox News, she worked at The Washington Times as the chief of the New York office. She has worked with many big names which include Chicago Tribune, Inter-Catholic Press Agency, Newsday, Hillman Periodicals and Long Island Press.

During her long career spanning over many decades, she has been involved in many controversies. She became a part of the controversy during the 2008 Presidential Election of United States of America when she commented on the presidential candidate Barack Obama. Her negative comment resulted in outrages around the world with people signing petitions for her resignation. The controversy died after Trotta apologized the next day. She was also involved in another controversy in the year 2011, when she made negative remarks about the people participating in the Occupy Wall Street. She also faced several criticisms for her comments on the 2012 reports by Pentagon regarding the increase in sexual assault in the military.

Even with all these controversies, Liz Trotta remains one of the most experienced and popular media personalities today. She is appreciated around the globe for her work and dedication. She also became an author when she went on to release her autobiography titled Fighting for Air: In the Trenches with Television News. She has received several recognitions and awards throughout her career. She is the winner of Emmy Award and has been its recipient three times. She is also the winner of the Overseas Press Club Award.

Talking about her personal life, there is not much information available about it on any website. She is one of those celebrities who like to keep their personal life out of the eyes of the public. There is no information about her being married or having a husband. There is no news about any of her relationships as well. The most recent news regarding her personal life was about the death of her sister Mary L. Juba in the year 2002. According to her biography, her net worth is not disclosed.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 28 Mar, 1937
Age: 83 yrs
Occupations: Journalist
Citizenship: United States of America
Education: Boston University
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Gender: Female
Description: American journalist
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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