Serena Altschul is an American reporter who has worked with a couple of networks and has been practicing as a broadcast journalist for the past 2 decades. She is notable for working with the MTV News section, CNN as well as CBS where she is currently employed as a correspondent. Moreso, the versatile lady has made a few film appearances in productions like the 2001 movie titled Josie and the Pussycats and the next year, she was seen in the movie, Queen of the Damned. It is also interesting to know that the popular music icon, Jay-Z featured Serena in his video for the song Dope Man in 1999.
Biography Of Serena Altschul
Serena Altschul’s birth date as 13th October 1970 and she was born in New York City. Her nationality is American but her ethnicity is stated as Jewish, Irish and Finnish. Her father, Arthur Altschul was a Jew and he belonged to the Lehman family. He later migrated to America where he worked as a banker and became a part of Goldman Sachs Group. On the other hand, Serena’s mother, Siri Von Reis was a professional botanist and author who has worked in New York Botanical Garden.
At about age 2, her parents annulled their marriage and alongside her two siblings, Serena was placed under the care of her mother. She was sent to Scripps College in Claremont, California where she started a course in English Literature but dropped out of school after a couple of years.
However, it is known that Serena Altschul who was interested in broadcasting from a young age, worked with the team that put together the 1993 documentary titled The Last Party. The young lady is a notable face with Channel One News where she served as a reporter for about 2 years. Serena was then employed by MTV where she anchored programs like MTV News Unfiltered, Breaking it Down as well as the True Life in which she also served as the producer.
The broadcast journalist subsequently received an offer from the popular American network, CNN and was with them between 2002 and 2003. During her stay with them, Serena Altschul was notable for anchoring and producing a program about the PCP drug that causes hallucination. By the end of 2003, the reporter moved to the CBS network where she worked as a correspondent. In 2013, Serena later moved on to feature in the network’s program tagged CBS Sunday Morning and she is still seen in the show currently.
Is Serena Altschul Married, Who Is Her Husband?
It is only natural for a media personality like Serena Altschul to draw attention not only to her career life but also to her personal life. However, the celebrity has been very secretive about that aspect of her life as she hardly talks about it. The only tidbit that we could lay our hands on about a male figure in her life is her link with Cooper Cox.
Moreso on her Instagram page, she shared a snapshot which showed Cox posing playfully with her daughter and she wrote beneath it ”my beautiful babies”. It caused an uproar amongst Serena’s followers who started wondering what she possible meant. Many believed that the pair have a long term romantic relationship and Cox is assumed to be the father of her daughter, Vivian. However, they have kept their relationship very private and it is not known whether they are married or not.
Other Facts About The Broadcaster
Here are some other interesting facts that will trill you about the broadcast journalist.
- Serena Altschul stands at an average height which is estimated to be 5 feet 7 inches and this carries her moderate body frame gracefully.
- The reporter whose prowess in her field is well above average was given an Edward R. Murrow Award. This award was received by Serena in 2007 and it was in recognition for her skills in sports reporting.
- Serena has made a couple of TV appearance and these include appearing in the movies Queen of the Damned in 2002 and Josie and the Pussycats in 2001.
- The broadcaster has been featured in the music video of the song Dope Man by Jay-Z back in 1999.
- Serena’s net worth is believed to be close to a $1 million as it is estimated that CBS correspondents earn about $100, 000 yearly.
- The reporter is also present on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.