Popularly known as the Political Analyst, Mark Preston is the renowned name in the field of Journalism who is currently working for the CNN Network. For him, the work ethic has always been the most valuable thing in his life. The recipient of two Emmy Awards, Mark is one of the most reputed men in the field and currently shows his ability as an Executive Editor of Political Programming at CNN.
The Political Analyst:
Mark Preston is working as the Executive Editor of Political Programming at CNN and the senior political analyst of CNN. The work of the correspondent is to work and organize the CNN’s presidential debates and forums and serves as the CNN’s primary contact with political campaigns at both the state and national level. It was in January 2017 that the correspondent was promoted to CNN Senior Political Analyst.
It’s been more than twelve years that Mark has joined the CNN Network. Before his work at the network, he worked for the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call as a senior staff writer. Not only as a reporter, but he has also been a part of many guest media outlets that include, Fox News, ABC Radio, Radio American and the National Public Radio.
How Much Is Mark Preston’s Salary?
Not a single adequate information makes the readers know the exact salary details of the correspondent. Average wages of CNN correspondent is around $60K-$90K, but for Executive Editor, the salary package is undoubtedly massive. His earnings from CNN contributes to his net worth which is expected to be not less than thousands of dollars.
Mark has been at the receiving end of prestigious awards which includes Emmy awards on two occasions in 2006 and 2012. In 2009, he won National Headliner Award and EPPY award. For his outstanding contribution in the field of journalism, he won Shorty Award in 2013.
Married Life Of Mark:
The media anchor shares a marital relationship with his beautiful wife, Meredith Ray Bonner, which has spanned more than 17 years. The pair first met as the reporters at the Marietta Daily Journal in Marietta.
He married on 8 July 2000, and the wedding ceremony of the couple took place in the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Atlanta. The pair then started their marital journey with a romantic honeymoon in Carolina.
Adorable Two Children:
The CNN’s executive editor is a proud father of two children with his wife, Meredith as they have welcomed a son and a daughter.
Fans are desperately waiting to see the pictures of the family together despite Mark being active using social media platforms. However, he opts to keep the photos and details of his family wrapped up.
But on 2 February 2015, he shared a picture of their pet dog and captioned the debate between his daughter and son to team up with their pet dog Aubie.
Mark Preston who currently ages were born on July 21, 1971. He was born to father Eugene and mother, Mary Preston. His parents raised him in Washington D.C. He went to Arlington High School and later attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst with two B.A. degrees in Journalism and History in 1994. He stands a tall height just like his personality and belongs to the white ethnicity.