Laura Ling (Journalist) Wiki, Biography, Age, Husband, Net Worth

is an American journalist and writer. She worked for Current TV as a correspondent and vice president of its Vanguard Journalism Unit, which produced the Vanguard TV series. Until 2013 it was owned by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore.

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Laura Ling Wiki, Biography

Date of Birth December 1, 1976
Birth Day December 1
Birth Years 1976
Age 45 years old
Birth Place Carmichael, California
Birth City Carmichael
Birth Country United States of America
Nationality American
Famous As Journalist
Also Known for Journalist
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Occupation Journalist

Also Known by the Full name Laura Ling, is a Good Journalist. She was born on December 1, 1976, in Carmichael, California.Carmichael is a beautiful and populous city located in Carmichael, California United States of America.

Early Life Story, Family Background and Education

Laura Ling was born in Carmichael, California. Her mother, Mary Mei-yan (née Wang), is a Taiwanese immigrant from Tainan, Taiwan. She formerly served as the head of the Los Angeles office of the Formosan Association for Public Affairs. Her father, Chung Teh “Douglas” Ling, is a Chinese immigrant from Hong Kong, where he was born in 1937. She has an older sister Lisa Ling, who is now a journalist.

Ling’s parents divorced when she was four years old. Following the divorce, she and her sister were raised by their father in Sacramento, California.

Ling attended Del Campo High School in Fair Oaks, California. In 1998, Ling graduated with a communications degree from UCLA. At UCLA Ling served as a student analyst for the Center for Communication Policy. There, she worked on the Violence Assessment Project studying television programs.

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Laura Ling Net Worth

Laura Ling has a net worth of $1.5 million (Estimated) which she earned from her occupation as Journalist. Famously known as the Journalist of United States of America. She is seen as one of the most successful Journalist of all times. Laura Ling Wealth & Primary Source of earning is being a successful American Journalist.

Laura entered the career as Journalist In her early life after completing her formal education..

Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth in 2022 $0.5 Million to $1.5 Million Approx
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Personal Life, Relationships and Dating

Laura Ling is married to Iain Clayton, a financial analyst. They have a daughter, Li Jefferson Clayton, born on June 3, 2010. She was named after Ling’s sister, Lisa, and President Bill Clinton, whose middle name is Jefferson. They have a son, Kai Clayton, born on December 18, 2013.

‘s official Twitter account

The Journalist with a large number of Twitter followers, with whom she shares her life experiences. Laura is gaining More popularity of her Profession on Twitter these days. You can read today’s latest tweets and post from ‘s official Twitter account below, where you can know what she is saying in her previous tweet. Read top and most recent tweets from his Twitter account here…

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Social Network

Born on December 1, 1976, the Journalist is Probably the most famous person on social media. Laura is a popular celebrity and social media influencer. With her huge number of social media followers, she frequently shares numerous individual media files for viewers to comment with her massive amount of support from followers across all major social media sites. Affectively interact with and touch her followers. You can scroll down for information about her Social media profiles.

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Life Story & Timeline

2015

In 2015, Ling partnered with The ONE Campaign to make a documentary How Africa is Hacking the Its Energy Crisis, which was posted on the Seeker Stories YouTube channel. Ling also created and reported on Rituals with Laura Ling, which was also posted to the Seeker Stories YouTube channel.

2013

While she was the vice president of Vanguard, the show won several awards including a Peabody Award, two Emmy nominations, a Prism Award, and an Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Award.

2010

Ling hosted a one-hour news show on E! Network, entitled E! Investigates, which premiered on December 8, 2010. The show targeted a younger audience and focused on pop culture. Her second show on E! was called Society X with Laura Ling, which aired on October 3, 2013. In addition, Ling hosted a news program on KCET, which focused on local news in Los Angeles; the show aired nightly. Ling has also worked on projects for Nightline, NBC, PBS, and The WB (now The CW).

In 2010, Ling co-wrote with her sister Lisa a memoir, Somewhere Inside: One Sister’s Captivity in North Korea and the Other’s Fight to Bring Her Home.

Laura Ling is married to Iain Clayton, a financial analyst. On June 3, 2010, Ling gave birth to a girl, naming her Li Jefferson Clayton, in Burbank, California. Laura and her husband decided to name the baby Li, after Laura’s sister Lisa, and chose Jefferson since it was President Clinton’s middle name. They also have a son named Kai, born on December 18, 2013.

2009

In the last week of March 2009, North Korea announced that two American journalists were detained and would be indicted and tried for illegally entering the country. On May 3, 2009, it was officially announced that Ling and fellow journalist Euna Lee were the journalists that had been detained, after they attempted to film refugees along the border with China. In June 2009, they were sentenced to 12 years in a labor prison for illegal entry into North Korea, and unspecified hostile acts. Of the trial, Ling stated, “I had tried to prepare myself for a lengthy sentence, but really nothing could prepare me for the verdict when I heard the words twelve years…he said, no forgiveness, no appeal…And I was wondering if those words meant that the window of opportunity had closed and my fate was sealed.” Many in the media called it a show trial. The US government made diplomatic efforts to oppose this sentence before their release in August 2009.

Many in both the United States and South Korea have also accused Ling and Lee of creating a diplomatic crisis with North Korea during a particularly tense emergency that was already ongoing between North Korea and the United States. These accusations have been addressed in both Ling and Lee’s memoirs. Some human rights activists in South Korea have accused Lee and Ling of needlessly placing North Korean refugees in danger by not being more careful with their tapes and notebooks in the event they were apprehended. In an interview with NPR, Lisa Ling said of the political climate with North Korea, “The tensions on the Korean peninsula had been worsening and becoming increasingly more severe, and some say that it was one of the low points in U.S.-North Korea relations.” In the efforts to negotiate Ling and Lee’s release, diplomatic envoys were brought up as an option, and many different envoys were considered including the Governor of New Mexico, Bill Richardson, former President Jimmy Carter, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and finally President Bill Clinton, who was ultimately accepted as an envoy by the North Koreans. Ling was pardoned along with Lee, and they returned to the United States following an unannounced visit to North Korea by former US President Bill Clinton on August 4, 2009.

Ling was named one of Glamour magazine’s Women of the Year in 2009. In 2011, Ling received the McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage from the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, and in 2014, she won an Emmy Award and an Edward R. Murrow Award (Radio Television Digital News Association) for SoCal Connected. In 2012, Ling was inducted into the San Juan Education Foundation Hall of Fame. As the Director of Development and Correspondent for Discovery Digital Networks, Ling won a Gracie Award in 2016.

1999

Ling’s career as a journalist began when she became a correspondent for KCET’s SoCal Connected and producer at Channel One News. She co-created Breaking it Down, a documentary series on MTV that aired between 1999 and 2001. Afterward, Ling joined Current TV, where she reported on issues about Cuba, Indonesia, the Philippines, Turkey, the West Bank, and the Amazon River, as well as about shantytowns in Sao Paulo, Brazil, gangs and homeless teens in Los Angeles, and underground churches in China. Prior to her detention, she had been reporting about the Mexican Drug War, and at the time of her capture, Ling was undercover making a documentary about North Korean defectors, who were primarily women, and the dangers they faced once across the Chinese border at the Tumen River including forced marriages and trafficking, deportation, and being viewed as a criminal.

1998

In 1998, Ling graduated with a communications degree from the UCLA. At UCLA Ling served as a student analyst for the Center for Communication Policy. There, she worked on the Violence Assessment Project studying television programs.

1976

Laura Ling (born December 1, 1976) is an American journalist and writer. She worked for Current TV, which until 2013 was owned by former Vice President Al Gore, as a correspondent and vice president of its Vanguard Journalism Unit, which produced the Vanguard TV series. She was the host and reporter on E! Investigates, a documentary series on the E! Network. In November 2014, it was announced that Ling joined Discovery Digital Networks as its Director of Development.

1920

Ling’s father Doug is an immigrant born in mainland China during the 1920s; her mother Mary Mei-yan (née Wang) is an immigrant from Tainan, Taiwan and was the head of the Los Angeles office of the Formosan Association for Public Affairs. They divorced when Laura was four years old and her sister Lisa was seven. Following the divorce, the two sisters were raised in Sacramento, California, by their father. Ling identifies as Chinese American. Ling attended Del Campo High School in Fair Oaks, California.

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