Elizabeth Anne Vargas is an American television journalist who is the lead investigative reporter/documentary anchor for A&E Networks, and the host for Fox’s revival of America’s Most Wanted.
She began her new position on May 28, 2018, after being an anchor of ABC’s television newsmagazine 20/20 and ABC News specials for the previous 14 years. In 2006 Vargas was co-anchor of World News Tonight alongside ABC News journalist Bob Woodruff.
She broadcast her first A&E Investigates series, Cults & Extreme Belief, in May 2018. The Untold Story, a series focusing on the untold stories of influential people and events, premiered in April 2019. In January 2021, it was confirmed that Vargas would host a revival of America’s Most Wanted on Fox, which premiered on March 15, 2021.
Vargas is now the anchor of News Cafe on A&E’s FYI Network. On September 19, 2022, Vargas will guest anchor NewsNation Prime during the week until September 23, 2022.
Elizabeth Vargas Age
Elizabeth Vargas is 60 years. Elizabeth Anne Vargas was born in Paterson, New Jersey, the daughter of an Italian-Spanish father, Rafael “Ralf” Vargas, a colonel in the U.S. Army from Puerto Rico, and an Irish-American mother, Anne Vargas, a part-time English teacher. She has two siblings, Amy and Christopher, who both work in tech in Silicon Valley.
Elizabeth Vargas Education
Vargas graduated from an American high school in Heidelberg, where she realized her passion for journalism.
Vargas enrolled at the University of Missouri in Columbia in 1980 and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1984, having served as a student reporter at KOMU-TV and a student editor at KBIA.
Former advisors spoke well of her competency in her journalism work on campus; Rod Gelatt, former KOMU news director, noted that she was the first student to ever fill in for him as moderator of the station’s Missouri Forum public affairs program and Kent Collins, chairman of the university’s journalism faculty, remembered her “aggressive and energetic” work ethic.
Elizabeth Vargas Instagram
Elizabeth Vargas’ Instagram is @evargastv. She is 14.5K followers. Her bio states “Journalist, Host of iCrime, Author of BETWEEN BREATHS. Host of the podcast Heart of the Matter on iTunes and Spotify. @evargastv New Yorker, proud mom”.
Elizabeth Vargas Podcast
She has a podcast called Heart of the Matter that does to work on the Partnership to End Addiction. You can find that on Apple and Spotify. And she talks about mental health and substance use disorder.