Jessica Schneider Biography
Jessica Pauly Schneider is a British media personality serving as a justice correspondent for CNN based in Washington, D.C and previously served as a reporter at WCBS-TV in New York City and also served as Weekend Morning Anchor and Reporter at WFSB-TV in Hartford, Connecticut.
Jessica Schneider Age
Jessica was born on April 26, 1970, in Manchester, Connecticut United States.
Jessica Schneider Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Jessica Schneider Nationality
She is British.
Jessica Schneider Education
Schneider graduated from Boston University in 2002 with degrees in Political Science and Broadcast Journalism, She then attended the University of Connecticut School of Law and graduated with honors in 2010.
Jessica Schneider Parents
Jessica is the daughter of Martha A. Pauly and Robert G. Schneider. She hasn’t revealed any further information regarding her parents.
Jessica Schneider Siblings
Schneider was brought up alongside her sister Susan Schneider Hennelly.
Jessica Schneider Husband
Jessica is married to Adam Christopher Dunn Harrison, a project manager for John Moriarty & Associates, a construction management firm. He previously worked as a Project Manager for Rand Construction Corporation and as a Project Engineer for The Christman Company. Adam graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder and received a master’s degree in construction management with a focus on historic preservation at Michigan State University.
Jessica Schneider Wedding
Schneider and Adam exchanged their marriage vows on May 11 2019 at District Winery, a winery and restaurant in Washington in a ceremony officiated by Matthew Pauly Petrich, a cousin of the bride. The bride wore a Romona New York gown. The duo met on Bumble in 2017 Jessica having relocated from New York to DC to cover the Trump administration and Adam was living in DC. For their first meeting, they decided to go for a drink at a rooftop bar in Shaw.
“I felt very drawn to Adam within minutes of our meeting,” Jessica said. “I really enjoyed our conversation centered on music, sports, and family.” The two ended up getting engaged at Jessica’s favorite place, her family’s cottage in the Finger Lakes with a redesigned version of Adam’s grandmother’s diamond ring.
Jessica Schneider Children
Jessica and her husband have a son together named Lincoln.
Jessica Schneider Attorney
Schneider worked for two years as a litigation attorney in New York City. She attended the University of Connecticut School of Law where she was an Articles Editor for the Connecticut Journal of International Law, was one of 40 law students chosen to work at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C., and represented criminal defendants in Connecticut courts as part of the Criminal Clinic at UConn Law. Upon graduating with honors in 2010, she took and passed the New York and New Jersey bar exams, and was admitted to practice law in both states as well as their federal courts.
Jessica Schneider CNN
Jessica joined CNN as a Correspondent in April 2016 and currently serves as a justice correspondent based in Washington, D.C. covering the Supreme Court, the Justice Department, FBI, and a variety of legal stories. She reported throughout the Trump administration on the Mueller investigation, and the confirmation of three Supreme Court justices and extensively reported on the January 6 Capitol attack and the criminal cases that resulted.
Prior to joining CNN, Schneider worked as a reporter at WCBS-TV in New York City where she focused her coverage on legal issues and law enforcement. For 9 months, Schneider interviewed anxious parents of disabled adults, questioned and confronted Governor Christie and his appointees, and provided detailed analysis of the program that would have forced hundreds of disabled people into group homes in New Jersey, removing them from the facilities around the country where they had lived for decades. As a result of the media coverage, and a relentless push from parents, Governor Christie backed down from the plan in July 2015.
She also worked as a video journalist at Capital News 9 in Albany, New York, where she worked as the Amsterdam, NY Bureau Chief and Political Reporter and also served as a Weekend Morning Anchor and Reporter at WFSB-TV in Hartford, Connecticut.
Jessica Schneider Awards
Schneider was honored with an Emmy Award for her Continuing Coverage of the Return Home New Jersey initiative by Governor Chris Christie.
Jessica Schneider Salary
She earns an average annual salary of $350,000.
Jessica Schneider Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
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