20 Facts About Maggie Haberman


Maggie Lindsy Haberman was born on October 30,1973 and is an American journalist, a White House correspondent for The New York Times, and a political analyst for CNN.


Maggie Haberman previously worked as a political reporter for the New York Post, the New York Daily News, and Politico.


Maggie Haberman wrote about Donald Trump for those publications and rose to prominence covering his campaign, presidency, and post-presidency for the Times.


At that firm, a "publicity powerhouse" whose eponymous founder has been called "the dean of damage control" by Rudy Giuliani, Maggie Haberman's mother worked for a client list of influential New Yorkers including Donald Trump.


Maggie Haberman is a 1991 graduate of Ethical Culture Fieldston School, followed by Sarah Lawrence College where she obtained a bachelor's degree in 1995.


Maggie Haberman's career began in 1996 when she was hired by the New York Post.


Maggie Haberman worked for the Posts rival newspaper, the New York Daily News, for three and a half years in the early 2000s, where she continued to cover City Hall.


Maggie Haberman returned to the Post to cover the 2008 US presidential campaign and other political races.


In 2010, Maggie Haberman was hired by Politico as a senior reporter.


Maggie Haberman became a political analyst for CNN in 2014.


Maggie Haberman was hired by The New York Times in early 2015 as a political correspondent for the 2016 US presidential campaign.


Maggie Haberman's reporting style as a member of the White House staff of the Times features in the Liz Garbus documentary series The Fourth Estate.


Maggie Haberman frequently broke news about the Trump campaign and administration.


Maggie Haberman was criticized for applying a double standard in her reporting about the scandals involving the two presidential candidates of the 2016 election.


Maggie Haberman has been credited with becoming "the highest-profile reporter" to cover Trump's campaign and presidency, as well as "the most-cited journalist in the Mueller report".


Maggie Haberman has been accused "from certain corners of the left as a supposed water carrier for the 45th president".


In 2022, Maggie Haberman published a book on the Trump presidency called Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America.


In 2018, Maggie Haberman's reporting on the Trump administration earned the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting, the individual Aldo Beckman Award for Journalistic Excellence award from the White House Correspondents' Association, and the Front Page Award for Journalist of the Year from the Newswomen's Club of New York.


In January 2020, attorneys representing Nick Sandmann announced that Maggie Haberman was one of many media personalities they were suing for defamation for her coverage of the 2019 Lincoln Memorial Confrontation.


Maggie Haberman married Dareh Ardashes Gregorian, a reporter for the New York Daily News, formerly of the New York Post, and son of Vartan Gregorian, in a November 2003 ceremony at the Tribeca Rooftop in Manhattan.