Rick Klein Biography
Rick Klein works for ABC News in Washington, D.C. as the Political Director. He is in charge of the political unit and aids in the coverage of important news events by the network. Klein contributes regular political analysis to all ABC News broadcasts and platforms. These include “World News Tonight,” “Good Morning America,” ABCNews.com, ABC News Radio, and NewsOne, the network’s affiliate news service. Along with ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl, he co-hosts the podcast “Powerhouse Politics.”
Rick Klein Age
Klein was born in Long Island, New York, USA. However, the exact date of birth is not yet known to the public.
Rick Klein Height
His standing height is still not known to the public.
Rick Klein Parents
He has kept information about his parents and siblings private.
Rick Klein Wife
Kleine is happily married to Laine Kleine and they reside in Washington, DC, USA.
Rick Klein Children.
He is a loving father to two boys, Jack Kleine and Max Kleine.
Rick Klein ABC News
Rick Klein is a journalist from Long Island, New York, who was born in the United States. He is employed as a political director at ABC News. In April of 2007, he joined ABC News. In the beginning, he co-hosted “Top Line,” a Webcast and Yahoo! This was a news video series that aired during the 2012 and 2014 election seasons. He also served as a co-anchor for the network’s digital coverage in 2008 alongside Sam Donaldson.
Klein wrote The Note, a daily political blog and tip sheet that appeared on ABCNEWS.com every weekday morning from 2007 through 2010. The Note is dubbed “the most powerful morning tip sheet in Washington” by The New Yorker, and it serves as an insider’s and outsider’s guide to what’s going on in politics and why.
Additionally, Ben Sherwood, President of Disney-ABC Television Group, named Klein Political Director in February 2013, he recognized him to have established himself as a trusted voice by puncturing Beltway talking points and poll-tuned messages, staying far ahead of the curve on national affairs and political news. He has interviewed great personalities such as Donald Trump, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, John McCain, Ken Burns, Tom Hanks, Kevin Spacey, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
As well as that, Rick was a crucial member of the editorial team that created eight primary debates, a vice presidential debate in 2012, and a town-hall-style presidential debate in 2016. He previously worked as an on-air political analyst and as a senior Washington editor for ABC’s “World News with Diane Sawyer.” Rick also appears on the weekend versions of “World News with David Muir” on a regular basis.
Apart from all that, he left The Boston Globe in 2007 to join ABC News, where he covered Congress and national politics. He then covered the Massachusetts State House and Boston City Hall before moving to Washington in 2004 to cover the Bush campaign. More so Rick formerly worked for The Dallas Morning News as a metro correspondent.
Rick Klein Salary
He earns an annual salary of $ 100,000.
Rick Klein Networth
He has garnered a net worth of approximately $ 2 million.