Michael S. Schmidt is an American journalist, author, sportswriter, and correspondent for The New York Times. Not to forget, Michael is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner.
Birthdate: 23 September 1983
Home Town: Nyack, New York
Residency: Washington D.C.
Marital Status: single
Girlfriend: Nicolle Wallace
Mother: Rachel Schmidt
Profession: journalist, sportswriter, author
Education: Lafayette College, John Randolph Tucker High School
Net worth: N/A
Michael S. Schmidt Biography:
Michael S. Schmidt was born in September 1983 in a Jewish family. He was raised up in Nyack, New York. Later, Schmidt went to John Randolph Tucker High School in Richmond, Virginia.
Moreover, he co-founded and edited Marooned with classmate Erin Koen.
After that, he graduated from Lafayette College in 2005. Specifically, his major was International Affairs, achieving AB grade.
Before joining The New York Times, he worked in The Boston Globe in 2004.
Early Career in The New York Times
Later, he worked as a news clerk in The Times in 2005. Then, he served as a staff reporter in 2007.
Meanwhile, he covered the performance-enhancing drug case. Then, he broke the story of the players involved in taking it. Also, he reported the case of the firm of baseball super-agent Scott Boras.
The NYT, MSNBC and the Present Career
Currently, he works in The Times since 2005. Generally, the correspondent of NYT Schmidt covers national security and federal investigations.
In 2011, Michael was a correspondent for The Times in Iraq. In the meantime, he broke the series of incidents of the Haditha Massacre. Also, Schmidt revealed some related documents used for cookeries back then.
Besides, he worked in the team that disclosed the Justice Department charging FIFA executives. Sooner, law enforcement officers arrested the executives in 2015.
Further, he has been Times’ lead reporters on investigations into connections between Donald Trump’s associates and the Russians.
Also, he was the lead reporter covering the Hillary Clinton-email controversy.
Not to forget, Michael is also the senior contributor to MSNBC.
Awards and Prizes Received by Michael S. Schmidt
He is widely recognized for his credits in The New York Times.
Meanwhile, Schmidt won two Pulitzer Prizes in 2018. One is for reporting on workplace sexual harassment issues. And the other for coverage of President Donald Trump and his campaign’s ties to Russia.
Moreover, he was the winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for Domestic Print.
Not only that but Michael also received Livingston Award for Excellence in National Reporting.
Personal Life- Girlfriend, Marriage, Children
In the first place, Michael S. Schmidt is not married yet. According to sources, he has no kids.
At this instant, he is committed to girlfriend Nicolle Wallace.
Michael’s lover is the former White House Communication director for George W. Bush. Currently, Nicolle works at MSNBC.
Probably, they have planned to take their romance a step forward, getting married.
Michael S. Schmidt Net Worth and Salary:
To date, Michael S. Schmidt has earned both name and fame as a journalist. With no doubt, one can assume that he makes a luxurious amount of money.
Certainly, his net worth falls above a million dollars.
The reporter is on Twitter. His verified account has garnered 221.2K followers.
However, he is not active in other social media at all.
Schmidt played baseball in high school.
His girlfriend Nicolle is the divorcee of Mark Wallace.