Elizabeth Mcdonald
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There are people of diverse talents and abilities working in the news industry. Often times, their exceptionality in their particular line of journalism comes with years of training and mastery of events and its interpretation thereof in a particular industry or sector they focus on. In the world of business and as it pertains to business journalism in particular, one of the exceptional reporters in this area who has a deep understanding of trends in the industry in addition to having a lucid and concise manner of making her reports is a woman who many people fondly call Emac. She is more formerly known as Elizabeth Mcdonald or still yet Liz Macdonald.

Emac as an experienced, skilled and respected business journalist commands a lot of respect in the news industry. She has achieved many career milestones and still yet has a lot to achieve ahead of her. In the paragraphs that follow below, you will learn all there is to know about her background, career, relationship life, and all whatnot.

Who is Elizabeth Mcdonald of Fox News and Fox Business?

Elizabeth Macdonald is an American journalist and author who was born in Rockville Centre, New York, United States on the 2nd day of January in the year 1962 to Thomas Owen [father] and Ann Campbell [mother]. She is an America national who is of North American ethnicity. Records have it that she was raised in New York alongside her siblings by their parents.

At the moment, we have not been able to lay hands on accurate and verifiable facts pointing to what high school she attended. But with regards to her college education, we know for certain that she studied at Canisius College, Buffalo, New York where she earned a Bachelors of Arts in 1984.

Following her graduation from college, Elizabeth Mcdonald kicked off her career as a financial editor for Worth Magazine. Afterward, she began working with the Wall Street Journal as a writer. While there, the Canisius trained journalist gave insights into the historic and shady settlement between the Church of Scientology and the IRS. She equally threw light on the use of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to target political enemies by the then Kennedy administration.

To date, Mcdonald is still recognized as one of the first journalists to raise an alarm over the impending accounting scandals of the 90s. Her stay in Wall Street did not end till she reported a series of abuses by the IRS which later led to the agency being reformed to recognize taxpayers’ rights.

After Wall Street Journal, Elizabeth Macdonald began working as a senior editor at Forbes Magazine. She covered stories on the stock market and earnings news. She was also the brain behind the now highly rated annual Forbes list of ‘The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women’.

From Forbes, Lizy joined Fox Television Network in 2007 as a stock editor. She anchored all of Fox News programs and the Fox Business Show, in addition to her stock editing work. Through her show, Elizabeth has been able to make Americans of all class particularly the low-income earners become financially literate. She educates them on the use of their incomes for savings and investments purposes. Indeed, she is one of a kind.

As an author, Elizabeth Mcdonald has penned down her thoughts in several books some of which include ‘Images from Cuba’, ‘The Wolf is Coming!’ and ‘The Mindful Teacher’.

What is Her Net Worth? 

With a career that has spanned over 30 years, Elizabeth Mcdonald has definitely done well to attain a good financial status. Moreso, being someone versed in the use of money, she must have put every peny she earned into judicious use. At the moment, her net worth is estimated to be about $12 million.

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Other Facts


Elizabeth is numbered among one of the well-decorated personalities in her profession. She has bagged up to 14 different awards some of which include the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business Journalism, Newswomen’s Club of New York Front Page Award for Excellence in Investigative Journalism, Society of Professional Journalists’ Award for Outstanding Public Service reporting and others.


Over the years, all that we have known about Elizabeth Mcdonald has been mostly about her career. There has not been a mention of her having a partner in her life. When it was rumored that she was pregnant, it turned out to be false. Similarly, when she was believed and rumored to be a lesbian it also turned out false.

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