Michelle Fields is a renowned American political journalist best known for her association with ‘The Huffington Post’ the politically liberal, news and website opinion in America. Fields also served in the capacity of a reporter for the Briebart News and was also a contributor at Fox News. Fields was featured in the list of ‘Details’ magazine’s “the next wave of political pundits”.
Fields started her career when she was hired by The Daily Caller as a news reporter and went on to work with several reputed broadcast media houses including the Fox network and CNBC making television appearances on several shows on the networks. Fields became a known face in USA in 2016 when she accused Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump’s campaign manager of allegedly grabbing her arm during a press conference, while she was a Briebart News reporter. She is also a TEDx speaker.
Early Life and Education
Fields was born on 10 January 1988 in Los Angeles, California, where she was also raised by her parents, mother Xiomara Fields and film and television writer Greg Fields. Field is of Hispanic descent, having ancestors from Honduras in Central America.
As a young girl, Fields attended Calabasas High School in the Calabasas area of Los Angeles, California, from where she graduated. She later enrolled into Pepperdine University to study political science, where she was named the president of the University’s ‘Students for Liberty’ chapter, which was a libertarian student organization. Fields graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Political science in 2011.
Fields came into the limelight soon after her graduation when she confronted actor Matt Demon over the teacher tenure reform. She made appearances on channels like CNBC, Fox News and Sky News and featured on several shows for the networks including ‘Hannity’, ‘Fox and Friends’, ‘Fox and Friends First’, ‘The O’Reilly Factor’, ‘Your World with Neil Cavuto’, ‘America Live with Megyn Kelly’, ‘America’s Newsroom’, ‘Red Eye w/Greg Gutfeld’ and ‘Stossel’ and was named in Details magazine’s list of one of America’s “the next wave of political pundits.”
Fields worked with the ‘Daily Caller’ as a reporter in 2011 and alleged that she and her colleague were struck by officers of NYPD while covering a protest on Occupy Wall Street. She left the ‘Daily Caller’ and became a correspondent with PJ Media. In 2012, Fields was invited to deliver a TEDx talk where she spoke about Internet Journalism and its future. Fields was hired by Fox News in the capacity of a contributor in September 2014 and a year later, in November 2015, Fields became a political reporter for Breitbart News, resigning from the organization in March 2016. She joined ‘The Huffington Post’ as a reporter in May 2016. She also formerly served as a panellist on ‘Cashin’ In. on Fox News.
Michelle Fields – Husband
Fields dated American political journalist, commentator and ‘The Daily Caller’ editor Jamie Weinstein for several years and announced her engagement to him May 2016. The couple got married after being engaged for a year on 24 June 2017.
Fields describes her journalism style like that of ‘Citizen Journalism’. Fields, who was serving with Breitbart News during the controversy with Corey Lewandowski resigned from the organization when she failed to receive support from the management in the aftermath of the Lewandowski incident, which Fields maintained was not justly handled.
Michelle Fields – Net Worth
There is no account of Fields’ salary. She has an estimated net worth of approximately $1.5 Million.