Norah O’Donnell Biography
Early Life and Education
Norah O’Donnell was born on January 23 1974 in Washington, D.C., U.S. Her full name is Norah Morahan O’Donnell. She is a famous American television journalist. Her father name is O’Donnell who as a profession is a doctor. Her parents are of Irish descent. Norah attended Douglas MacArthur High School in Texas and graduated from there. She also attended Georgetown University and graduated from there holding Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and also master’s degree in liberal studies.
Norah worked for Roll Call as a staff. She while working there covered Congress. She also served NBC News Today Show as a commentator. She worked for MSNBC as their Chief Washington Correspondent. Later she worked for NBC News as the White House correspondent from September 2003 to May 2005. She worked for MSNBC Live as their contributing anchor and also on Weekend Today as a rotating news anchor. She also has worked for several NBC News broadcasts including The Today Show, MSNBC, NBC Nightly News, Dateline NBC and The Today Show.
She also hosted Hardball with Chris Matthews for Chris Matthews as she was the regular pundit for the show. Since 2007 on WNBC, she hosted the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade. On October 10 2011 she hosted CBS Evening News for Scott Pelley after joining CBS. She was also listed as one of Washington’s 100 most powerful women by Washingtonian Magazine. She was also listed as top 100 Irish Americans list by Irish American Magazine. Replacing Erica Hill in 2012 she co-anchored the show CBS This Morning.
From 2011 to till date she served the show Face the Nation as their correspondent and fill-in-host. For her interview of Sarah Palin supporter, conservative heavily criticized her. She was also heavily criticized her for her interview by Glenn Beck as he noted her. When Barack Obama was made racist comments by Newt Gingrich with a basketball reference at Southern Republican Leadership Conference. Norah implied in April 2010. For Breaking News Coverage for Dateline NBC story she won Sigma Delta Chi Award. In 2008 she was also awarded with Emmy Award for NBC News’ Election Night coverage.
She is a happily married woman. She got married to Geoff Tracy who as a profession owns a restaurant named Chef Geoff’s. They got married in June 2001. The couple is blessed with twin’s son named Grace and Henry who were born on May 20 2007. On July 5 2008 she gave birth to their daughter named Riley Norah Tracy. According to her, the first name of her daughter was suggested by Tim Russert. Unfortunately he died three weeks after the birth of her daughter. She with her husband is also the author of a cook book titled as Baby Love: Healthy, Easy, Delicious Meals for Your Baby and Toddler which was written for the parents. The book was released on August 31 2010.
Norah is very beautiful and gorgeous television reporter. She also has a beautiful figure. She while on air looks fabulous and attractive. She have a very seductive body figure as her body measurement is supposed to be 35-24-34 inch although her actual body measurement is also not revealed. Her bra cup size is 33B which is a medium size breast. She stands 5 feet and 6 inch tall weighing 60 kg. She have dyed her hair brown and have blue color eyes. She also have sexy legs which she flashes wearing short dress.