Martha Teichner

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Martha Teichner
Martha Teichner

January 12, 1948
Traverse City Michigan
EducationWellesley College, University of Chicago
OccupationNews correspondent

Martha Teichner (born January 12, 1948) is an American television news correspondent, currently working with CBS News and a frequent contributor on CBS Sunday Morning.


Teichner was born in Traverse City, Michigan, on January 12, 1948. She received her bachelor's degree in economics from Wellesley College in 1969 and Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Chicago.[1] She began her career at CBS News and her first report was on November 8, 1977, with Walter Cronkite sitting at the anchor desk.[2]

Teichner has been a correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning since December 1993.[3] She has won 10 Emmy Awards and five James Beard Foundation Awards for her work.[4]

In February 2021, Teichner published a book, When Harry Met Minnie, about her friendship with a cancer patient, a fellow dog owner.[5][6]

Personal life[edit]

Teichner is single and resides in New York City.[7]


  1. ^ Nielsen, Dan. "CBS correspondent returns to nature", Traverse City Record-Eagle, September 27, 2017. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  2. ^ Flood, Brian. "Martha Teichner Revisits History with 37-Year-Old Report", AdWeek, December 11, 2014. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  3. ^ Boedeker, Hal. "'CBS Sunday Morning' turns 40, explains nature segments", Orlando Sentinel, Orlando, January 25, 2019. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  4. ^ CBS News (November 4, 2018). "Martha Teichner". Retrieved December 9, 2020.
  5. ^ Deahl, Rachel (July 13, 2018). "Book Deals: Week of July 16, 2018". Retrieved December 9, 2020.
  6. ^ "When Harry Met Minnie | Martha Teichner | Macmillan". US Macmillan. Retrieved December 9, 2020.
  7. ^ Rosenfeld, Megan. "TV Preview", Washington Post, November 15, 1994. Retrieved August 16, 2019.

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