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Jeff Zeleny is a Pulitzer Prize with the Chicago Tribune and journalist and Senior White House Correspondent for CNN. Jeff Zeleny was always addressed as an openly gay.

Relationship Facts of Jeff Zeleny

Jeff Zeleny is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is not straight and is gay.

What is the relationship of Jeff Zeleny?

Talking about his sexuality Jeff Zeleny was always addressed as an openly gay.

Before he did not open up about his sexuality in the past and people assumed him as gay without complete information. However, Jeff neither confirmed it nor denied it.

Jeff is not a married man and he has not revealed about his partner and love life. It is said that he is single and focusing on his career.

Who is Jeff Zeleny?

The journalist and Senior White House Correspondent for CNN, Jeff Zeleny is a Pulitzer Prize with the Chicago Tribune.

He is famous for working as a Senior Washington Correspondent for ABC News.

Who are the parents of Jeff Zeleny?

Jeff Zeleny was born on 10th July 1973 in Exeter, Nebraska, U.S. He was the son of Diane Naomi and Robert Dean Zeleny.

Similarly, he has two older brothers James Robert Zeleny and Michael Jon Zeleny.

Likewise, he was raised on the family farm with his siblings. His nationality is American whereas his ethnicity is unknown.

Jeff Zeleny: Education, School/College, University

Talking out his education he studied at the Exeter High School located in his hometown. Similarly, he reported on sports to the York New-Times during school years.

After graduation, he enrolled at the University of Nebraska and graduated from the university in 1996.

Likewise, he graduated with a major in journalism and political science. Further, he worked as an editor in the university’s newspaper, Daily Nebraskan.

Jeff Zeleny: Professional Life, Career

The Senior White House Correspondent for CNN, Jeff Zeleny interned for some newspaper. The newspapers were the Wall Street Journal, the Florida Times-Union and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in college.

Similarly, he started working for The Des Moines Register in 1996. He wanted to become a sports reporter in the early days. But the importance of the Iowa caucuses led him to become a political specialist.

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In the year 2000, Jeff Zeleny was writing for The Chicago Tribune. And he covered the presidential campaigns in 2002 and 2004 for the paper.

Similarly, in the year 2006, The New York Times hired him to cover politics. He covered the 2012 presidential election for the paper being a lead reporter.

Likewise, he received attention at President Barack Obama’s 100-day press conference. He asked President Obama how he was “surprised, troubled, enchanted, and humbled” during his first days in office.

Moreover, in February 2013, he was hired by ABC News to be their senior Washington correspondent and to file stories for the website.

Finally, in the year 2015, he joined CNN and in January 2017, he was named Senior White House Correspondent.

Jeff Zeleny: Awards, Nominations

He was nominated for the Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story Long Form.

He won the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism for his work on a series about air traffic control problems nationwide.

What is Jeff Zeleny’s net worth?

As of 2022, The estimated net worth of this journalist is more than $1 million dollars.

Similarly, he has an annual salary of $143,852.

Jeff Zeleny: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Jeff Zeleny declared that President Trump had little empathy for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

And people criticized him for that. Similarly, people accused him of lying by former GOP-presidential hopeful Rick Santorum.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Now talking about Jeff Zeleny’s body measurements, he has a height of 5 feet 8 inches whereas his weight is unknown.

Similarly, he has salt and pepper hair and blue color eyes.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Jeff Zeleny is active on social media. He has around 9k followers on Instagram, 272k followers on Twitter and 6.5k followers on Facebook.

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