Jonathan Karl Biography
Jonathan Karl is an Emmy award winning American journalist and author. He is ABC News chief Washington correspondent and co-anchor of ‘This Week with George Stephanopoulos’. He is a former ABC’s Chief White House Correspondent. He is the author of ‘Betrayal: The Final Act of the Trump Show’ as well as ‘Tired of Winning: Donald Trump and the End of the Grand Old Party’ among others.
He has covered U.S. politics, foreign policy and the military, and has reported from more than 30 countries. He has covered every major beat in Washington, D.C., including the White House, Capitol Hill, the Pentagon, and the State Department. He is a former president of the White House Correspondents’ Association.
He has won many awards including the Walter Cronkite Award for National Individual Achievement and the National Press Foundation’s Everett McKinley Dirksen Award, the highest honor for Congressional reporting. He is also among the few journalists who have won the Radio and TV Correspondents’ Association’s Joan Shorenstein Barone Award for excellence in Washington-based reporting, which he won twice (2010 and 2015).
He has also won an Emmy award for his coverage of the 2009 Inauguration of President Barack Obama. He was also named The Tyndall Report’s most used reporter in 2017 and 2018, logging more airtime than any other network reporter for the first two years of the Trump presidency.
Jonathan Karl Age
Karl was born on January 19, 1968. He was born and raised in Hill City, South Dakota before moving to Keystone.
Jonathan Karl Height
His height is approximately 5 feet and 8 inches.
Jonathan Karl Education
Karl attended Vassar College graduating Phi Beta Kappa in 1990. He was an editor-in-chief of the school’s newspaper, The Vassar Spectator.
What Nationality is Jonathan Karl?
Karl is an American nation, he was born and raised in South Dakota.
Jonathan Karl Parents
Jonathan has not revealed the names of his parents but he said he gained interest in journalism at the age of 10 after accompanying his mother and step father across the state as they worked on an oral history project for the University of South Dakota, interviewing the workers who helped sculpt Mount Rushmore.
He has also credited growing up in a small town to his identity as a journalist. “It definitely, definitely shaped who I am. I mean, my friends, their parents were loggers or one was the game warden for Pennington County. It was a very different world and I was immersed in that world. I loved it.”
Jonathan Karl Siblings
Jonathan has a brother called Alan Karl. Alan is a world-renowned motorcycle adventurer who has spent years traveling across 80+ countries and 100K+ miles on motorcycle. His adventures are the subject of a critically-acclaimed book and television shows on travel and cooking channels.
Who is Jonathan Karl Married to?
Jonathan Karl Wife; is married to Maria Catalano Karl.
Jonathan Karl Daughter
Karl and his wife Maria have two daughters, Emily Karl and Anna Karl. Anna is a digital analyst at Neuberger Berman and holds a degree in Media Studies as well as a BA in Psychology. She is a former technical engagement analyst at Yext as well as a marketing specialist at WUVA. She also interned at NBC News as a general assignment intern.
Emily graduated Magna cum Laude, Kappa Tau Alpha from Northwestern University. Just like her dad, she is a journalist working for J.P. Morgan. According to her Twitter bio, she has ‘wandered around Capitol Hill as a journalist.’
Jonathan Karl ABC News
Karl is ABC News chief Washington correspondent and co-anchor of This Week with George Stephanopoulos. He joined the network in January 2003 as a senior foreign affairs correspondent covering the State Department. He was named senior security correspondent in December 2005 reporting extensively on the situation in Darfur, Sudan. He visited the country three times in 2005 and his reporting earned him an Emmy nomination.
In November 2008, he was promoted to senior political correspondent, covering national political news, including presidential politics and Congress. In December 2012 he became ABC’s Chief White House correspondent. He reported from the White House under four presidents, and more than a dozen press secretaries. He covered seven presidential elections. During this time, he also served as president of the White House Correspondents’ Association.
Prior to joining ABC News, he served as a CNN political and congressional correspondent for eight years and a New York Post reporter for 2 years.
Jonathan Karl This Week
Jonathan is a co-anchor of ‘This Week’ alongside George Stephanopoulos. The show is a Sunday morning political affairs program that is anchored by George Stephanopoulos with co-hosts Martha Raddatz and Jonathan Karl since 2016 and 2021, respectively.
Is Jonathan Karl Leaving ABC?
As of 2023, Jonathan is not leaving ABC News.
Jonathan Karl Salary/ Net worth
Jonathan earns an annual base salary of around $106K for his roles at ABC News. He has amassed an estimated net worth of around $11 million.
Jonathan Karl BookS
Jonathan is the author of four books;
- Right to Bear Arms: The Rise of America’s New Militias
- Front Row at the Trump Show
- Betrayal: The Final Act of the Trump Show
- Tired of Winning: Donald Trump and the End of the Grand Old Party
Tired of Winning explores how Donald Trump remade the Republic Party in his own image and the wreckage he’s left in his wake. ” Tired of Winning: Donald Trump and the End of the Grand Old Party tracks Trump’s improbable journey from disgraced and defeated former president to the dominant force, yet again, in the Republican Party. From his exile in Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump has become more extreme, vengeful, and divorced from reality than he was on January 6, 2021. His meddling damaged the GOP’s electoral prospects for third consecutive election in 2022. His legal troubles are mounting. Yet he’s re-emerged as the frontrunner for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination.”
The Atlantic Jonathan Karl
Karl serves as a guest columnist for The Atlantic.