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Charlie Sykes

Charlie Sykes

Charlie Sykes is the editor-in-chief of the website The Bulwark and a political pundit in the United States. On Milwaukee’s WTMJ, Charlie Sykes presented a conservative talk show.

Early life and Childhood

On November 11, 1954, Charlie Sykes was born in Seattle, Washington. He is a man in his sixties.

He lived in New York and Fox Point, Wisconsin later in life.

Katherine “Kay” Border and Jat G.Sykes gave birth to him.

His father was a lawyer who went on to work for many small New York newspapers as a journalist.

Jay later became a member of the Wisconsin chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union’s board of directors.

It ran for Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin against Martin J. Schreiber in the 1970 primary but lost.

Education Details

Charlie Sykes got a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee after graduating from Nicolet High School in 1975.

While attending the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Sykes converted to Roman Catholicism at the age of 18.

Professional Career 

Sykes is The Bulwark’s founder and editor-at-large, as well as the host of The Bulwark Podcast.

He also appears on NBC and MSNBC.

In 1975, he began his career as a writer by working for a year at the weekly The Northeast Post in West Allis, Wisconsin.

In 1976, he started as a reporter for The Milwaukee Journal, covering issues in the North Shore suburbs.

After seven years of reporting in the Milwaukee region, Sykes went to Cleveland as a staff writer for Cleveland Magazine.

The magazine, however, went out of business by the end of the year.

He returned to Milwaukee in 1983 as managing editor of Milwaukee Magazine and was appointed editor-in-chief in January 1984.

He published features, investigative investigations, and commentary for Milwaukee Magazine.

Sykes is also a recognized author, specializing in the topic of education.

Professors and the Decline of Higher Education, his first book, was released in 1988 and was motivated by his father’s postmortem essay published in October 1985.

He’s written for a variety of periodicals, including Imprimis, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.

He also served as an editor for WI Interest magazine and the Right Wisconsin website.

On July 26, 2005, WTMJ settled a libel lawsuit with Spanish Journal editor Robert Miranda for $5,000 over a November 2004 blog post in which Sykes claimed Miranda in 1991.

It planned a violent demonstration at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee against a “pro-American” event, which Sykes later denied.

In 2016, he did not support Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy.

Rather than campaigning against him, they put a write-in vote for Evan McMullin, an independent conservation candidate.

Late in 2015, Sykes revealed that he had planned to leave his radio show for unclear personal reasons, and he did so in October 2016.

Net worth and Salary

The net wealth of this American political commentator has not been revealed.

His information concerning his home, car, income, and salary, on the other hand, is still being reviewed.

Charlie Sykes has an estimated net worth of between $2 million – $3 million.

More Facts of Charlie Sykes

Full Name Charlie Sykes
Gender Male
Profession Television host, radio talk host, author
Country USA
Marital Status married
Wife Janet Riordan
Divorce Diane S. Sykes
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Birth Place Wisconsin, New York
Nationality American
Education University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Father Jat G.Sykes
Mother Katherine “Kay” Border
Kids 3
Twitter Charlie Sykes Twitter
Wiki Charlie Sykes Wiki

Relationship Status 

Charlie Sykes is a married man in terms of his personal life. He has been married twice in his life.

He is currently married to Janet Riordan. They married in the year 2000, exchanging vows and tying the knot.

They have a child as well. His true identity has yet to be disclosed.

With his wife and three dogs, he now resides in Mequon, Wisconsin.

He is the grandfather of two grandchildren and the father of three children.

Charlie Sykes
Charlie Sykes with family. Source: KMTR

In 1980, he married Diane S. Sykes for the second time.

She was a United States Circuit Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

He had two children from his first marriage. However, the pair split in 1999. Currently, he is married.

He enjoys reading books. The number four is his lucky number.

Body Measurements

Sykes is of ordinary stature. If his images are any indication, he is pretty tall in comparison to his surroundings.

However, information on his true height and other bodily measurements are now unavailable to the public.

When the information becomes available, we will update this section.

Social Media

Sykes’ social media presence is limited to Twitter. He has more than 231k Twitter followers.

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  • Charlie is a political commentator in the United States and the editor-in-chief of The Bulwark website.
  • He hosted a conservative talk show on Milwaukee’s WTMJ.
  • He did not back Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in 2016.
  • Sykes announced in October 2016 that he had decided to leave his radio show for unspecified personal reasons late in 2015.
  • He is the father of three children and the grandfather of two grandchildren.