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Wife and Kids of Dennis Shanahan; Net Worth in 2023 | Age

Wife and Kids of Dennis Shanahan; Net Worth in 2023 | Age

Facts of Dennis Shanahan

Full Name:Dennis Shanahan
Birth PlaceSydney
EducationUniversity of New South Wales, Columbia University
KidsBrendan Shanahan
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Australian journalist Dennis Shanahan came to the limelight for being a journalist at major newspapers for “almost forty years”. 

Family of Dennis Shanahan

Dennis Shanahan entered this world in Sydney, Australia. Dennis holds an Australian nationality and he belongs to a white ethnical background.

What is Dennis Shanahan’s Wife?

Dennis Shanahan is a happily married man. Since the wedding, Dennis and his wife have surely living a happy and blissful life as there is no news of their divorce or any extramarital affairs. The couple gave birth to nine children. His son, Brendan Shanahan is an Australian journalist and author.

His Son, Brendan

Dennis’s son, Brendan was born in the year 1979, in Sydney, Australia. He completed his degree from the Australian National University in Art History and Curatorship. Further, he is famous as the author of 2008’s In Turkey I Am Beautiful, a memoir of his travels in Turkey, and The Secret Life of the Gold Coast. He even worked as the editor of the ANU Student Newspaper, Woroni.

Dennis Shanahan's son, Brendan Shanahan
Caption: Dennis Shanahan’s son, Brendan Shanahan
Photo: ABC

Dennis Shanahan’s Net Worth

Dennis’s average annual salary as an Australian journalist is $80k while the average salary per hour is around $41.13.

Professional Career of Dennis Shanahan

  • Dennis Shanahan started his career as a copyboy at News Limited while studying at his high school.
  • He even taught journalism at Charles Sturt University, in Bathurst for two years. At that time, he was covering rural affairs for the Herald.
  • From 1984 to 1988, Dennis worked as a state political correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald.
  • In the year 1988, he worked as an adviser to the NSW Attorney-General, John Dowd, QC.
  • In the year 2001, Dennis worked as a reporter in New York and Melbourne. At that time, he reported from Washington on the 2001 terrorist attacks.
  • Currently, he works as the political editor of the Australian newspaper based in the Canberra Press Gallery, Parliament House. It has been more than 15 years.
  • Also, he worked as a political reporter in metropolitan newspapers for more than 40 years in Canberra and Sydney.

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What is Dennis’s Educational Qualifications?

Dennis completed his bachelor’s degree from the University of New South Wales, in the Sydney suburb of Kensington. Later, he completed a master’s Degree in Journalism from Columbia University, New York in the year 1979.