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Margaret Talev (Wikipedia Biography) Husband, Married, Age, Born

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Personal Information Summary
Name Margaret Talev
Sister Not Known
Age / How old / Birthday / Date of Birth / DOB June 9, 1972. As of 2022, she is around 50 years old.
Wedding / Husband / Spouse / Marriage / Partner Married. Check the full bio for relationship details.
Where did Margaret Talev complete her studies? She started studying at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD, in 1990. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a major in Political Science in 1994.
Children / No. of Kids 2 stepchildren + 2 biological children
Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race Slavic (Bulgarian)
Nationality Bulgarian-American
Wiki Bio / Profile Background

Introduction :

Margaret Talev is a political analyst, journalist & reporter based in Maryland. She is married to USA Today editor Ray Locker.

Personal Life : Parents, Family and Education

  • Talev is the first American generation of her family, as her parents had moved to the USA from Bulgaria just after getting married.
  • Bilingual, she speaks native Bulgarian fluently as well as English. She has said it is vital to her to maintain her fluency in Bulgarian so that she can honor her heritage.
  • Education : Although she was not a big fan of learning at school, Talev knew that she wanted to be a journalist, so she worked hard enough to get accepted into college.
  • In 1990, she started her studies at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. She graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a major in Political Science in 1994.
  • During her time there, she also produced segments for local radio station WRC so as to start getting some insight into the news reporting industry.

Professional Life and Career : Salary and Net worth

  • After graduating from university, Talev’s first real reporting job came with the Tampa Tribute. She was their regional reporter from 1995 to 1999 before she moved on to a reporting role with the Los Angeles Times.
  • Her work with the LA Times was highly praised. She was part of a team that covered the Alaska Airlines Flight 261 Crash in 2000. Their work on the story earned them a finalist spot for the 2001 Pulitzer Prize Awards.
  • After around three years there, Talev moved onto the Sacramento Bee briefly, before landing a role working as the White House Correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers in 2002.
  • During her time with McClatchy, she received a ‘Scripps Howard Raymond Clapper Memorial Award’ for her work in uncovering the politicization of the justice department at the hands of the Bush administration.
  • In 2011, Margaret made her move to Bloomberg & till mid-2019, she worked there as their Senior White House Correspondent.
  • She also serves on the boards of the White House Correspondents Association and the Washington Press Club Foundation.
  • In September 2019, she joined Axios in the role of Editor, White House and Politics. Talev also continues to work with CNN, appearing as a political analyst.
  • The Trump Administration was a particularly busy time for Talev, as the coverage was literally nonstop – she says that they worked all the time. Margaret added that most Press Corps members slept most nights for less than five hours, and most tried to catch up on weekends. Usually, after the first 100 days of a new President, news reports usually ease up a bit. However, under President Trump, the changes affected the pace at which reporters need to report, and their manner of reporting. However, Talev added that it was an interesting time to be covering the White House, as there was no news shortage.

Margaret Talev Married Life :

  • After moving to Washington in the early 2000s, Talev met Ray Locker, who at the time was also working as a political reporter.
  • The two hit it off and were married soon after. She still continues to use her maiden name professionally.
  • Prior to his relationship with her, Ray had children from a previous relationship. Talev became stepmother to those children, and she has said that before this, she was unsure as to if she even wanted children.
  • She loved the time she spent with her stepchildren so much, that she went on to have two daughters of her own with Locker.

Social Media :

  • Margaret is quite active on social media. She uses the handle @margarettalev for Twitter. Currently, she has 75,000+ followers. She tweets almost daily, with most of her tweets being political updates.
Body & Other Vital Info

Margaret Talev Measurements :

  • Eye Color : Brown
  • Haircut / Hair Color : Brown
  • How tall is Margaret Talev Height : 5′6″
  • Feet / Legs / Boots / Shoe Size : No confirmed information available.
  • Pregnant? : Currently, she is not expecting a baby.
  • Weight Loss : A few Google queries regarding this, but we couldn’t find anything conclusive on any of her social media.

13 thoughts on “Margaret Talev (Wikipedia Biography) Husband, Married, Age, Born”

  1. Margaret,

    You are one very clever journalist with a great sense of humor. You are a very staunch defender of Democracy. Please keep up the great work. Please keep safe, well, and most of all Happy.

    Take care,
    Rosetta, Hobart, Tasmania Australia.

  2. I saw some headlines on a White House Correspondents dinner. Did not really read any of the words to the headlines, just looked at the pictures that were there. I am a President Trump fan. So judging from the photos I just glanced at, I thought to myself, “That looks like it was probably a shipwreck for our president”. So instead of watching or reading anything to do with this WHCD event I decided to look it up.not to my surprise it was what I imagined it would be. Now noting that most of our news media are of the democratic faith, I am sure the event was nothing but deplorable. The behavior of those who are of the lawless faith, the anything goes mentality; make up the rules as we go along or change them to suit my needs, or my buddies needs because I need to line my pockets more; hay how about the killing of whom ever gets in my way of all this power and money. This is the definition of the democratic party because if they did not believe this way they sure would not think much of the Clintons or anyone else who had the same mind frame. If you thought Hillary Clinton was going to be the answer for America then you are not able to make very sound judgement’s and maybe you should not be voting because you are surely blind. Who in their right mind would of wanted to be president and try and clean up the mess America has become? Ok, getting off track a little. So looked up the purpose of this event. Noticed they had a, what president of this little organization? Clicked into the name of this so called President read a little bit of her back ground and then pretty much knew why this event was a total crap fest. Saw that 1 person had made a comment, and decided the president of what was probably such a crap fest deserved more than 1 comment since she should be the one to blame. I could see where a small amount of crap would be fine done in fun, but I have a feeling when I go back and watch some of the videos it will be just a lot of hate.
    Just so you know: The American People voted for REPUBLICAN DONALD TRUMP. You want to do something, figure out a way to light a fire under Congress’s butt. These people are to blame for a lot of nothing getting done. I guess they like to go to work and stare at each other all day for easy money. Maybe they should get over the fact they are a democrat or a republican and do what would be best for the people and the United States. So Miss Telev I hope they do away with this little organization. We need un bias news opinions not bias. Tired of the bashing no matter who it is. You are responsible for controlling this!

    1. WTF. you’re the reason the Five Time Bonespur Club 54 Draft Dodger Chosen One Klown is in the KKK house. Live short and die young you are a complete idiot. I served us army for over 30 years, did you?

  3. Richard J Petersen

    What a low life Margaret Talev has to be for hiring Michele Wolf as the speaker at the WHCD……………Can only hope the worst for her in her career. No excuse, as Michele Wolf has said, they knew what they were getting when they hired her.

    1. Yes, I can see that you want to send Margaret back to Bulgaria, to improve their standard of journalism however, she is way too important reporting in America. Margaret Talev is just so special…a great journalist with a great sense of humor. Cheers.

    2. Since she is a native-born American citizen that might be a bit complicated. Any easier way to reduce the torment she seems to be causing you is simply to change stations.

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