Katelyn Polantz Biography
Katelyn Polantz is an American media personality serving as a CNN crime and justice reporter, with a focus on court actions based in Washington, DC.
Katelyn Polantz Age
Polantz actual age is unknown but she celebrates her birthday on March 13. She hails from Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
Katelyn Polantz Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches tall.
Katelyn Polantz Education
She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Communication from the University of Pittsburgh.
Katelyn Polantz Family
She is the daughter of Joan Gorczycki Polantz and Joseph L. Polantz of Johnstown, Pa. Her father is a former vice president for sales and marketing, in Johnstown, at Compumedics, an Australian company that makes sleep and brain diagnostic and research equipment. Her mother is a retired medical technologist in an oncology and hematology office at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Johnstown.
Katelyn Polantz Husband
Katelyn is married to Jared Soares since November 3, 2018. The couple first met in 2009 while working for The Roanoke Times, a newspaper in Roanoke, Va. Jared is a documentary and portrait photographer in Washington. His work has been published in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone magazine among others.
He is also the author of “Days Before/Days After” (Zatara Press, 2018), and his work is also in the collections of the Portland Art Museum, the Nelson Atkins Museum in Kansas City, Mo., the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Katelyn Polantz CNN
Katelyn is a CNN reporter covering Justice and crime, with a focus on court actions since October 2017. Prior to joining CNN, she was a data editor and staff reporter for American Lawyer Magazine. She wrote extensively about lobbying, white collar and regulatory legal practices and oversaw data-centric special reports for the National Law Journal and ALM.
Prior to that, she served as a reporter and producer for the PBS NewsHour. She contributed to coverage of the 2012 presidential election cycle and of two landmark Supreme Court terms.
She began her career in journalism at the Roanoke Times in Virginia where she served as a reporter. During an interview, she said the paper sent her everywhere to cover stories- from government meetings deep in the national forest, to farms all across the valley. She added that her favorite story to this day was one she wrote about the region’s meat-goat farmers after the recession.”
Katelyn Polantz Salary
Her actual salary is unknown but some sites suggest that she earns an annual salary of $79,456.
Katelyn Polantz Net worth
She has an estimated net worth of $1 million.