Jeff Zeleny

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Jeff Zeleny

Jeff Zeleny

Who is Jeff Zeleny?

Jeff Zeleny is a CNN Senior White House Correspondent and journalist. Jeff Zeleny previously worked for ABC News as a Senior Washington Correspondent. With the Chicago Tribune, he won a Pulitzer Prize.

Early life and Childhood

Jeff Zeleny was born in Exeter, Nebraska, on June 10, 1973, under the sign of Gemini.

He is of Czech origin. He is a journalist who is most well-known for his work as a Senior White House Correspondent for the CNN network. Jeff is also known for being a Pulitzer Prize winner.

Near terms of his youth, he grew up on the family farm in Exeter, where he was reared by his father, Robert Dean Zeleny, and mother, Diane Naomi Zeleny.

Michael Jon Zeleny and James Robert Zeleny are his older brothers. He is of white ethnicity and possesses American nationality.

Education Details

Jeff Zeleny attended Exeter High School, where he acquired an interest in writing and worked on a variety of sports stories for the “York News-Times,” a daily newspaper published in York, Nebraska.

He matriculated at the University of Nebraska, where he majored in Political Science and Journalism and served as editor of the collegiate newspaper, the “Daily Nebraskan.”

He was also a member of the University of Nebraska Cornhusker Marching Band as a trumpet player. He received his diploma in 1996.

Professional Career

Zeleny also reports for ABC News Radio and all ABC News digital domains, including a weekly talk show called ‘The Fine Print,’ as part of the ABC News/Yahoo ‘Power Players‘ video collection.

He closely followed the 2014 elections, reporting the Republican Party’s victory in the Senate.

He also reported from Ferguson, Missouri, where he covered protests in the aftermath of a police shooting that sparked a national conversation about race relations.

Jeff Zeleny
Jeff Zeleny taking Interview-Sources; Politico

During his career, Zeleny has visited all 50 states and written from more than two dozen places on six continents.

He is one of the world’s best political journalists, and he is now covering his fifth presidential election.

Prior to joining ABC News, Zeleny was the national political correspondent for The New York Times, where he was the principal reporter for the 2012 presidential election.

He also covered Barack Obama’s journey to the White House and president in 2008, traveling to Cairo in June 2009 to cover the President’s first major speech to the Muslim world and to Oslo to cover the Nobel Peace Prize-winning President.

He also covered Congress for the New York Times. Prior to joining the Times, Zeleny was the national political reporter for the Chicago Tribune.

He covered the 2004 presidential election and the early years of the George W. Bush administration there.

Zeleny began his career as a reporter at the Chicago Tribune’s Metropolitan Desk in 2000, when he was a member of the investigative team that earned a Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism for their coverage of the nation’s air traffic system bottleneck.

He began his career as a reporter for the Des Moines Registry, where he covered the first round of the 2000 presidential campaign.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in news-editorial journalism and political science from Nebraska-Lincoln University in 1996.

He’s also worked for The Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, the Florida Times-Union, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and the Lincoln Journal Star, among others.

He is a regular panelist on PBS’s ‘Washington Week.’

Net Worth and Salary

Jeff Zeleny’s estimated net worth is over $1 million, which he has amassed over the course of his successful career; his salary is now rumored to be over $250,000.

Relationship Status

When it comes to his personal life, Jeff Zeleny has managed to keep it relatively low-key, despite his celebrity. There is almost little information about his present relationship or partner.

So, he might just be looking for his ideal partner to start dating, but there are also rumors that he is gay, which he has neither acknowledged nor denied.

In any case, he is thought to be single at the time.

Jeff is currently residing in Washington, D.C. Jeff is also recognized for stuttering, particularly when he was a student, and the Stuttering Foundation honored him in May of 2013.

The charitable organization is one of the world’s largest providers of assistance to persons who stammer.

Body measurement

In terms of appearance, he appears to be a handsome man with dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.

Jeff Zeleny is 5feet 8inches (1.73m) tall, with no information about his weight or vital statistics available to the public.

Social Media

Jeff is a frequent user of several of the most famous social media platforms.

He utilizes it not only to advertise his upcoming projects but also to share images from his personal life and other content with his followers.

As a result, he manages both his official Instagram account, which has about 10,000 followers and his official Twitter account, which has over 275,000 followers.

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  • Jeff is a journalist who is most well-known for his work as a Senior White House Correspondent for the CNN network.
  • He won the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism for his series of articles about air traffic control difficulties around the country, thanks to his abilities and hard work.
  • He was offered a position as a Senior Washington Correspondent for the ABC News network in February of 2013, which he gladly accepted, boosting his net worth significantly.
  • In January of 2017, He joined the CNN network as a Senior White House Correspondent, and he is presently covering the 2020 Presidential Campaign.
  • When it comes to his personal life, Zeleny has managed to keep it relatively low-key, despite his celebrity.