Jonathan Karl Biography and Wiki
Jonathan (Jonathan David Karl) Karl is an American journalist currently working for ABC News as the Chief Washington correspondent and co-anchor of This Week with George Stephanopoulos. He joined the TV network in January 2003 serving as the Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent.
Karl is also the President of the White House Correspondent’s Association as well as the author of the “Front Row at the Trump Show” that was published in March 2020. He has reported from more than 30 countries, covering U.S politics, the military, and foreign policy. In addition, Karl has contributed to several ABC News programs such as Good Morning America and Nightline. Prior to joining ABC News, he worked for CNN as a congressional correspondent. He attended Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York where he graduated in 1990 and was also the Editor-in-Chief of the Vassar Spectator.
Jonathan Karl Age
He was born on January 19, 1968, in the United States. Karl is 52 years old 2020 and celebrates his birthday on January 19 every year.
Jonathan Karl Height
Drawing from his photos, Karl is a man of average stature. His height is around 5 feet 8 inches (Approx 1.7 m).
Jonathan Karl Family
When he was young, his parents relocated to South Dakota. Karl has a brother named Alan Karl, who is an author, adventurer as well as a speaker. However, there is no much available information in regards to his parents.
Jonathan Karl Wife
Karl is married to his beloved wife Maria Karl. The couple is proud parents of two children named Emily Karl and Anna Karl. the family lives in McLean, Virginia, USA.
Jonathan Karl Book
Besides being a journalist, Karl is also an author of the book known as “Front Row at the Trump Show” published in March 2020, the Right to Bears Arms: The Rise of America’s New Militias. In addition, he also wrote for a political blog run by ABC News known as The Note.
Jonathan Karl ABC News
Karl works for ABC News as the Chief Washington correspondent and co-anchor of This Week with George Stephanopoulos. He joined the TV network in January 2003 serving as the Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent. In addition, Karl is also the President of the White House Correspondent’s Association. He has reported from more than 30 countries, covering U.S politics, the military, and foreign policy. Karl has also contributed to several ABC News programs such as Good Morning America and Nightline. He has covered nearly all national political news and traveled across the world with Secretaries of State Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice.
In December 2005, he was appointed as Senior National Security correspondent for ABC News. Karl has reported extensively concerning the situation in Sudan in the year 2005 visiting the country three times. He has interviewed various personalities including Bryce Harper, Elton John, Yankees great Mariano Rivera, George Clooney, Barbra Streisand among many others. Karl’s writings have been published in The New Republic, The Weekly Standard, Reason, San Francisco Chronicle, and The Science Monitor.
Prior to joining ABC News, Karl worked for CNN as a congressional correspondent. Before CNN, he worked for the New York Post as an investigative reporter. Karl’s career journey began at The New Republic where he served as a researcher and reporter.
Some of Karl’s colleagues at ABC News are:
Bill Ritter – Anchor
Sam Ryan – Anchor
Lee Goldberg – Chief Meteorology
Maggie Rulli – Foreign Correspondent
Amy Freeze– Meteorology
Darla Miles – General Assignment reporter
Jory Rand – General Assignment Reporter
Alex Mcadams – General Assignment Reporter
Jonathan Karl Awards
- Karl received the 2011 Joan Shorenstein Barone Award for excellence in his reporting based in Washington, D.C. He also holds an award for National Individual Achievement in 2013 known as the Walter Cronkite Award. In the year 2009, Karl received an Emmy Award for his coverage of the Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama, as well as the National Press Foundation’s Everett McKinley Dirksen Award in the year 2001.
Jonathan Karl Salary
He is mostly known for his hard work and determination towards his career. Karl’s estimated salary is around $106,ooo per year.
Jonathan Karl Net Worth
Having worked in the media industry for almost two decades, Karl has been able to accumulate a good fortune. His net worth is around $11 Million.
Jonathan Karl Is He Married
He is a married man. Karl is married to Maria Karl and is a father of two.