David Weigel Bio | Wiki
David Weigel is a popular American journalist as a national political correspondent covering Congress and grass-roots political movements at The Washington Post since 2015. He is the writer of “The Show That Never Ends,” a history of progressive rock music. Before, David covered politics at both Slate and Bloomberg Politics and as a contributing editor for Reason magazine.
In June 2022, the Post suspended David without salary for a month after David retweeted a joke. David, who afterward removed the retweet and apologized, became publicly criticized by colleague Felicia Sonmez who called the joke sexist.
David Weigel Age
He was born on September 26, 1981, in Wilmington, Delaware, in the United States. David is 40 years old.
David Weigel Height
He is a man of above-average stature. David stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in (Approx 1.75 m).
David Weigel Family
He was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware by his father and mother. David’s dad is Alex Weigel. David holds an American nationality. Currently, David has not mentioned any details concerning either his parents or if he has siblings.
David Weigel Wife
Currently, David stays in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, D.C. On 10 April 2013, he tweeted saying he married Tim Johnson and talked about being gay but other than that he has not said anything off-late.
David Weigel Education
In 1998, David moved to England and in 2000 David graduated from the American Community School based in Cobham, Surrey, in “the high Tory London suburbs” of the London commuter belt. Later on, David went to Chicago in 2000 and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 2004 from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern Campus with two majors in journalism and political science and a minor in history. In college, David wrote for The Daily Northwestern and was editor-in-chief of the campus conservative newspaper Northwestern Chronicle.
David Weigel Politics
He started his professional career by working as an editorial assistant and researcher at the USA Today editorial page and as a reporter at both Campaigns and Elections. David has contributed articles to Slate, The Daily Beast, Time, The Guardian, The American Prospect, The American Spectator, The Washington Monthly, The American Conservative, Politico, and The Nation.
Most importantly, David is a contributing editor of the libertarian Reason magazine and was one of its staff political writers from 2006 to 2008. David wrote for The Washington Independent from November 2008 until early 2010 and was one of the “best sourced” reporters there, as by Michael Calderone of Politico.
David Weigel Washington Post
Completing serving for the Washington Independent, David took a job writing the “Right Now” column on the Washington Post website, focusing on the conservative movement. David told Politico that “If readers get a deeper understanding of these people, their strategy, and their ideas, then I’m doing my job.” Later on, the national editor of The Washington Post said David was Employed in order to add a voice to the paper’s online politics coverage. The Washington Post Howard Kurtz also said the online columns were supposed to contain a mixture of reporting and opinion.
The conservatives also criticized him for tweets that he made on May 2, 2010, that disparaged news editor Matt Drudge, and that called opponents of same-sex marriage “bigots”. Penny Nance of the conservative group Concerned Women for America responded that David’s “arrogance disqualifies him as a serious journalist assigned to provide conservatives.”
David Weigel The Show That Never Ends | Book
In addition, David has appeared on NPR’s Fresh Air and MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show. He has also blogged for The Economist’s “Democracy in America” blog. David also guest-blogged for Andrew Sullivan’s “Daily Dish” blog at The Atlantic. David’s book named The Show That Never Ends: The Rise and Fall of Prog Rock were published in June 2017.
David Weigel Salary
He earns a satisfying amount from his work as a national political correspondent covering Congress and grass-roots political movements at The Washington Post since 2015. David’s average salary is $87,137 per year.
David Weigel Net Worth
David gets his wealth from his work as a national political correspondent covering Congress and grass-roots political movements at The Washington Post since 2015. Therefore, David has accumulated a decent fortune over the years he has served. David’s estimated net worth is $841,310.
How Old Is David Weigel
David is a 40-year-old who was born on September 26, 1981, in Wilmington, Delaware, in the United States.
Is David Weigel Married
On 10 April 2013, he tweeted saying he married Tim Johnson.