Brian Ross: ABC News, Suspension, Fired, New Job, Salary, Personal Life

By Sophiya Shrestha | Published On: 12 Mar, 2018
Brian Ross: ABC News, Suspension, Fired, New Job, Salary, Personal Life

It is normal when you make some error while at work. However, if the mistakes made are constant, it becomes a major blunder and can affect your professional career. Brian Ross is an American news investigative journalist who made it to the headlines several times after making significant errors and wrong reporting of the news for which he is charged guilty and suspended innumerable times.

Career and Progression

Brian Ross is an American Investigative Journalist who works at ABC News as Chief Investigative Correspondent. He joined the news channel in 1994 and reports for ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, Nightline, and ABC News Radio and so on.

He after his graduation joined KWWL-TV in Waterloo, Iowa which was his stepping stone to the journalism career. Later, he worked for WCKT-TV and WKYC-TV in Miami and Cleveland respectively. After this, he finally signed in with BNC News and worked as a national correspondent from 1975 to 1994.

According to the Telegraph, ABC News suspended Brian on 3 December 2017 after the severe error in his report on Michael Flynn.  He quoted that an anonymous source of Flynn reported him about the President Donald Trump absorbed Flynn to contact Russian government during the 2017 presidential campaign.

However, it was later clarified that Trump asked Flynn to get in contact with the government to repair relations with Russia and work together against ISIS. ABC News took quite long hours to clarify the story and hence the network was heavily criticised. The president himself tweeted that:

His suspension lasted four weeks where he did not receive any paychecks. Also, this was not only the suspension story of Brian Ross. In 2012, Brain and ABC News was charged guilty for incorrectly suggesting the shooter massacre at Aurora, Colorado being involved in Tea Party Organization. His constant news reporting errors have led Ross very close to be fired from his job in the organization.

Back At ABC, But For New Job!

According to CNN Media, Ross worked as a chief investigative correspondent in ABC and after his four weeks suspension; he will still be working in the same post but will be moving to Lincoln Square Productions. It is a separate unit of ABC which is based a few blocks away from the news division headquarters.

Is Brian Ross Married?

The professional life of the veteran Brian Ross has maintained its transparency with the public. However, it is not the same when it comes to his personal life. Brian lives a low-key life and does not have much information about his wife on the internet.

According to the source, Brian was married to Lucinda Sanman in 1985. Well, this is all to the old man’s love life, and no details about the wedding or the married life have been spilled in the media. And since no news has made it to the headlines about their child, the couple probably has not yet entered the parenthood.

How much is Brian Ross’ Net Worth?

Brian Ross is a veteran when it comes to his career and has marked his fame in the industry. Ross with the likes of his achievement and dedication seems to earn a pretty impressive salary and humongous net worth. He has not yet revealed it in public but probably has it in millions.

Short Bio

Brian Elliot Ross aged 69 is a television journalist born on 23 October 1948 in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from the University of Iowa in 1971 with a journalism degree. After his graduation, Brian worked as a national correspondent for KWWL-TV.

Despite being a successful and famous news correspondent, wiki sources lack the detailed information on his family life. This talented journalist has an impressively tall height and belongs to the white ethnicity.