|Birthname||David Paul Begnaud|
|born on||13 June 1982 at 13:46 (= 1:46 PM )|
|Place||Lafayette, Louisiana, 30n13, 92w01|
|Timezone||CDT h5w (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||22°25' 10°56 Asc. 01°04'|
American journalist and news correspondent for CBS News, currently based in New York City as the Lead National Correspondent for CBS This Morning and Anchor of CBS News Radio's Reporter's Notebook. His reporting has been featured across CBS News broadcasts and platforms including CBS This Morning, the CBS Evening News, 48 Hours, CBS Sunday Morning, as well as CBSN, CBS News' 24/7 streaming news service.
In February 2018, Begnaud was awarded the George Polk journalism award for public service for his work reporting on Puerto Rico and Hurricane Maria. He was also designated a "Puerto Rican Champion" and participated in the 2018 Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City. Begnaud is an honorary Puerto Rican highly esteemed by the people of Puerto Rico.
Begnaud resides in Manhattan, New York City. In 2018, Begnaud reported to Washington Blade that he and his partner, Jeremy, of Los Angeles had been together for almost 7 years. He also stated that he had come out to his family 10 years earlier. Begnaud came out publicly on 24 June 2018 by posting a picture with his partner after seeing pride celebrations in New York City.
Begnaud was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome at age 6. In December 2018 he revealed this fact publicly; he said his parents never allowed him to use it as an excuse for not succeeding, and that Tourette's was one of the primary motivators for him to persevere and succeed in journalism. His tics, which are mainly nonvocal, include sniffing.
Sy Scholfield quotes him on Twitter: "June 13th!" (replying to "DB, your birthday is this coming week? When? Cuando?") , "Feeling reflective & grateful as my birthday ends. My Mom pulled out my baby book: •16 & 1/2 hrs of “hard labor” •8lbs 2 ounces •Born 1:46pm" (posted 13 June 2021) , "my hometown Lafayette Louisiana" .
Birth year from U.S. Index to Public Records, 1994-2019 (ancestry.com). Wikipedia has 1983 apparently in error, no source given.
- Diagnoses : Psychological : Stutter, Tics (Tourette syndrome)
- Family : Relationship : Mate - Same sex
- Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work
- Passions : Sexuality : Gay
- Vocation : Entertainment : News journalist/ Anchor
- Vocation : Entertainment : Radio/ D.J./ Announcer (News)
- Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality (News)
- Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
- Notable : Awards : Public Service
- Notable : Awards : Vocational award