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Jeff Zeleny is an American political correspondent. Jeff Zeleny is the Chief National Affairs Correspondent for the American multinational news channel CNN.

Early Childhood

Jeff Zeleny whose birth name is Jeffrey Dean Zeleny was born on 10th June 1973 and will be 49 years old in the year 2022. Being born in early June, his zodiac sign is Gemini. Likewise, Jeff was born in Exeter, Nebraska, United States of America, and holds American citizenship.

Similarly, talking about his ethnicity and religion, he belongs to the Caucasian ethnic group and follows Christianity. Likewise, speaking of his family members, Jeffrey is the son of Diane Naomi and Robert Dean Zeleny. Similarly, he has two older brothers named James Robert Zeleny and Michael Jon Zeleny.

Likewise, in his childhood, Jeff has his ancestor of his family in Czech where most of his ancestors were from Bohemia and Moravia. Furthermore, talking about his educational background, Jeff went to Exeter High School which is a public high school in the small town of Exeter, Nebraska. Likewise, as a student, he has given contributions to sports stories to the York News-Times in York County.

Followed by this, he attended the University of Nebraska where he studied journalism and Political Science. He graduated in the year 1996 and while being at university, he used to work as an editor of the ‘Daily Nebraskan which is the newspaper of the school. Furthermore, he also played trumpet in the University of Nebraska Cornhusker Marching Band.

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Caption: Jeff Zeleny with his mother. Source: Instagram

Professional Life

Talking about his professional life, Jeff began his journalism career with internships in newspapers including ‘The Wall Street Journal, Florida Times-Union’, ‘and ‘Arkansas Democrat-Gazette while in college. Likewise, he began working for ‘The Des Moines Register’ on the year 1996. Even though he was originally planning to be a sports reporter, the importance of the Iowa caucuses led him to become a political specialist.

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Caption: Jeff Zeleny in work. Source: Instagram

Likewise, in the year 2000, Jeff then left to write for ‘The Chicago Tribune’ where he cover the presidential campaigns in the years 2000 and 2004 for the paper. Likewise, at the Tribune, he then won the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism for his work on a series about the nationwide problem of air traffic control. On the year 2006, The New York Times then hire him to cover politics where he cover the presidential election for the paper ‘The New York Times’ being the lead reporter.

Net worth

Talking about his net worth and earnings, Jeff is a political correspondent by profession. Likewise, he has been making good amount of earnings in his career. Similarly, he has a net worth of around $1.2 million. However, there is no information about his asset values available in the media.

Relationship status

Unfortunately, there is no information about his relationship status given in the media. Moreover, he seems to keep his personal life away from the media.

Body Measurement and Social Media

Talking about his body measurement, he stands 5 feet 8 inches (68 inches) tall. However, there is no information about his weight and vital stats in the media. Likewise, looking at his physical appearance, he has a dark skin type with brown hair color and dark brown pair of eyes.

Reflecting upon his social media presence, Jeff is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Likewise, his Facebook account is @jeffzelenycnn and has 6.8k followers in it. Similarly, he has over 16.8k followers on his @jeffzeleny account on Instagram. Likewise, he joined Twitter in October 2009 and has over 309.1k followers on his @jeffzeleny account on Twitter.