Michael O’Looney Bio, Age, Married, Wife, Net Worth, CBS News

By | April 26, 2024

Michael O’Looney Biography

Michael O’Looney, is a former Deputy Police Commissioner for the New York City Police Department he as well is a TV reporter and anchor for CBS News, WCBS, and also New York 1 News, is currently the head of communications for Elliott Management. He before then worked as managing director and head of corporate communications for Barclays PLC in the Americas and Merrill Lynch.

Michael O’Looney Age

Michael was given birth to on 3rd November 1965, Utica, New York, USA. He is 58 years of age as of November 2023.

Michael O’Looney Wife

O’Looney is a happy married man to his wife television anchor Annika Pergament.

Michael O’Looney Career

Come January 2002, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly nominated O’Looney as the NYPD’s deputy commissioner of public information. In that position, he was the department’s major spokesman and senior advisor to the police commissioner. Two weeks after his appointment, O’Looney was assigned a very huge task of negotiating a calm resolution to a hostage standoff at Manhattan’s 19th Police Precinct on the Upper East part. A shooter had gotten a detective hostage in the interrogation room and ordered to meet with a reporter. O’Looney, a former reporter who still held his business cards from his past job, posed as a reporter, and after four hours of intense talk, the gunman let the detective go unhurt.

Before joining the NYPD, O’Looney was an Emmy-nominated TV reporter for CBS News, WCBS TV, as well as New York 1 News. He also served at CNBC and the Financial News Network. O’Looney started his broadcasting profession with WIBX News in his hometown of Utica, New York. On September 11th 2001, O’Looney was part of the WCBS television anchor crew that reported on the terrorist assaults on the World Trade Center. Come October 2001, he was the first reporter to get access to the apartment in Hamburg, Germany, where terrorist Mohammed Atta organized the 9/11 terrorist attacks. In December 2001, O’Looney was the first Western reporter to receive an exclusive interview with Yasser Arafat due to the PLO Chairman’s address denouncing suicide.

After quitting the NYPD in December 2003, O’Looney got to Merrill Lynch where he became a managing director and head of Uited States corporate communications. He got to Barclays Capital in 2009. O’Looney featured as a reporter in both the HBO series The Sopranos, and 1996 movie City Hall starring Al Pacino.

Michael O’Looney Net Worth

He has a net worth roughly calculated at 1 million dollars.

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