• Mary Bruce was born in Washington, D.C. in the early 1980s and has a net worth of over $700,000
• She is of American, British and German descent and attended National Cathedral School and Washington University in St. Louis
• She started her career in journalism in 2005, working for the ABC News news division in various positions
• She has made many on-air appearances on various shows and is a powerhouse roundtable panelist on "This Week"
• Mary is married to investment banker Duane Moore and they have a son named Elvis Moore
- 1 Who is Mary Bruce?
- 2 How rich is she, as of now? Mary Bruce Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
- 4 Educational Background
- 5 Career Beginnings as a Print Journalist
- 6 ABC News
- 7 Rise to Fame
- 8 Congressional Correspondent
- 9 On-Air Appearance
- 10 Live-Stream Show
- 11 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 12 Personal Life: Is She Married?
- 13 Car Accident
Who is Mary Bruce?
Mary Bruce was born in Washington, D.C., USA of American, British and German descent. The actual date of her birth isn’t disclosed; however, it is known that she was born in the early 1980s, which means that Mary is in her late 30s. She is a journalist, probably best recognized for working as a congressional correspondent for ABC News, and appearing regularly in the network’s live-streamed show “The Briefing Room”.
How rich is she, as of now? Mary Bruce Net Worth
As of early 2020, Mary Bruce’s net worth is over $700,000, earned from her successful involvement in the news industry as a journalist, working for one of the leading television and news companies.
Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
Mary Bruce spent her early years in her hometown of Washington D.C., raised by her father, Henry Bruce, and her mother, Rose Read. Their professions haven’t been revealed to the media yet. It is also unknown if she has any siblings or not. She is American by nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group.
Mary Bruce attended National Cathedral School, a private college preparatory school for girls located in Washington, D.C.
Upon matriculation, she enrolled into the Washington University in St. Louis, from which she obtained a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in History and Spanish language in 2005. While in college, she was involved in such sports activities as playing rugby.
Career Beginnings as a Print Journalist
Mary Bruce developed her love for political journalism very early, so following her graduation, she started looking for a job related to political reporting. However, she began her professional career in the field of journalism in September 2005, when she landed a job as a print journalist for F-D-C Reports, Inc., in charge of covering the pharmaceutical industry and health care policy for a trade publication.
She worked there for more than a year, until October 2006.
According to her official LinkedIn account, Mary Bruce joined the news division of the American Broadcasting Company – ABC News – in October 2006, and initially served in the position of a desk assistant in the ABC News D.C. bureau. Mary’s first promotion came in October of the following year, to work as a segment producer and researcher for the network’s Sunday morning political affairs talk show “This Week With George Stephanopoulos”.
During her stint there, she worked on the presidential debates and interviews with the candidates for the US presidential election in 2008. Two years later, she moved up another step to the position of general assignment producer.
Rise to Fame
Mary Bruce’s big break came in May 2010, when she started working as a White House producer and digital journalist. She reported on the 2012 re-election campaign of President Barack Obama, and then the day-to-day work of his administration, in particular covering economic issues and education policy.
As Congress deals with the latest economic fallout from COVID-19 there are reports that at least two Senators sold off stocks after official briefing. @marykbruce has the story.
— Good Morning America (@GMA) March 20, 2020
She worked there until May 2015, when she was promoted to the position of a multi-platform reporter, covering such stories as the historic visit of Pope Francis to Washington, the refugee crisis in Europe, and wildfires in California, among many others.
Mary’s next promotion came in September 2015, when she moved to serve as a congressional correspondent, based in the Washington, D.C. bureau, and in the following year, she traveled around the country covering the presidential campaigns for ABC News. Mary reported on the major political events and stories on the daily basis.
Moreover, she was promoted to senior congressional reporter in September 2017, and covered such stories as the Neil Gorsuch Supreme Court nomination and confirmation, health care reform, the investigation into the alleged Russian government’s interference in the 2016 presidential election, etc.
In addition, Mary Bruce has made a number of on-air appearances as a journalist. Between 2015 and 2017 she contributed to “ABC World News Tonight With David Mui”, and also in 2015 began appearing regularly in the ABC’s morning television shows “Good Morning America” and “Good Morning America Weekend Edition”.
In 2017, Mary made an appearance as a congressional correspondent in an episode of the Fox News’ hour-long news media criticism program “Media Buzz”. During the same year, she became a powerhouse round-table panelist for the ABC’s show “This Week”. Moreover, she appeared in such TV specials as “ABC News House Impeachment Hearings”, “The Year: 2019”, and “Super Tuesday: Your Voice Your Vote 2020”. Most recently, she appeared in an episode of the talk show “The View”, hosted by Barbara Walters.
In March 2018, ABC News launched the digital show, entitled “The Briefing Room”, which would be live-streamed on their website, official YouTube channel, and Facebook pages, and Mary has appeared regularly on the show, providing news related to the White House and important political events.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Mary Bruce has long light brown hair and blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.68m), while she weighs around 128lbs (58kgs). Her body type is slim, and her vital statistics are 35-24-35. Her dress size is 6 (US).
Personal Life: Is She Married?
Mary Bruce is a married woman. Her husband is named Duane Moore, an investment banker by profession. The couple met in the early 2010s, and after dating for about two years, they became engaged, and eventually walked down the aisle at a ceremony held on 12 September 2015. They are the parents of a son named Elvis Moore, born on 24 June 2018. The family currently resides in Washington, D.C.
In 2010, Mary Bruce was injured in a car accident, alongside ABC News correspondent Abbie Boudreau.
It happened while they were traveling to Virginia in a sedan which was rear-ended by a driver of semi-truck. Both of them were hospitalized, but Mary suffered only minor injuries such as light bruising and scratches, and was released home after a few hours. On the other hand, Abbie had to stay in the hospital for observation overnight since it was assumed that she suffered head trauma. It was later found that the truck driver was under the influence of drugs. Six months later, Mary and Abbie received an undisclosed sum of money in a settlement.