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Elise Labott Bio, Age, Height, Husband, CNN, Salary, Ethnicity

Elise Labott Biography

A native of Madison, Wisconsin, Elise Labott is known for her coverage of the United State of America’s foreign policy and international affairs. She is a columnist at Foreign Policy magazine.

Labott worked for ABC News, Agence France-Presse (AFP), CNN, and other media outlets. Labott graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned a master’s degree from the New School for Social Research.

Elise Labott Age

Labott was born on 15 August 1970 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States to Native American parents. She is 42 years old as of 2022.

Elise Labott Husband

In regard to her personal life, not much is known. She has not disclosed anything about her love life either. We, therefore, do not know if she is married or not or if she is in a relationship.

Elise Labott Height

Labott stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches.

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Elise Labott Ethnicity

Labott is of white ethnicity.

Elise Labott CNN

Labott was CNN’s global affairs correspondent, covering US foreign policy and international affairs for the network. Elise has reported from more than 80 countries and has interviewed and traveled the world with seven Secretaries of State.

She held an exclusive interview with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to mark his first two years on the job. Prior to that, Labott had a conversation with former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to discuss his first year in office. She was recently the only television reporter to travel to Africa with US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and the Olympics in Korea with Vice President Mike Pence.

Elise has reported extensively on the conflicts in Syria, Ukraine, and Israel, where she covered the re-election of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and traveled aboard his plane from Israel to Washington when he gave his speech to Congress about Iran. For two years, Labott covered nuclear talks with Iran and the signing of the 2016 nuclear agreement.

Since joining CNN in 2000, Labott has reported on many major global events, including the Camp David peace talks of 2000, the September 11 terrorist attacks, and the Arab Spring.  Her extensive reporting on the Arab Spring uprisings has taken her to Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, and Morocco. Labott was featured prominently in CNN’s award-winning coverage of the 2011 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi and the life of the late Ambassador Chris Stevens.

She has also covered the Palestinian civil unrest and Israeli war with Lebanon in 2006, Pakistan’s state of emergency in 2007, the war between Russia and Georgia, and the Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s historic trip to Libya in 2007. She has also reported from the demilitarized zone on tension with North Korea and traveled through the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Labott traveled across Afghanistan with U.S. reconstruction teams in 2010.


Labott has also interviewed several heads of state and international newsmakers. These include; Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Israeli President Shimon Peres, Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati, Pakistan’s late former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, numerous African leaders, and foreign ministers across the globe.

Other Jobs

Prior to joining CNN, Elise covered the United Nations for ABC News and also reported on diplomatic and foreign policy issues for Agence France-Presse and other publications.

Labott is now the vice president of the State Department Correspondents Association and is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Elise Labott Salary

Labott’s salary has not yet been revealed to the public.

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