Frederik Pleitgen Profile
Frederik Pleitgen is an American News Correspondent and anchor, working for CNN in the capacity of a Senior Correspondent. He joined the station in 2006.
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Frederick was tasked with covering the developments in Paris following the horrific Charlie Hebdo shooting when he first began working for CNN in 2006.
In addition, he has hosted and participated in a wide range of different television programs. This includes offering commentary as a correspondent for various shows such as CNN Newsroom, At This Hour, CNN Breaking News: Revolution in Egypt – President Mubarak Steps Down, a TV Special, and others.
In addition, he appeared in many other shows and hosted a few of them, including Anderson Cooper 360°, Erin Burnett OutFront, and RTL Nachtjournal. His other achievements include the television shows Fareed Zakaria GPS and Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield. He was the one who created both of these series.
Pleitgen also appeared in the movies Schutzengel (2012) and The Martian (2015) as a CNN TV reporter. Pleitgen also performed in both of these capacities.
Frederik Pleitgen Age
He was born on August 19th, 1976 in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is 47 years of age as of 2023.
Frederik Pleitgen Family
His parents are Gerda Lichtenberg, a journalist from Germany, and Fritz Pleitgen, a former director of the West German Broadcasting Corporation. They live in Berlin.
Frederik Pleitgen Height
He stands at an average height of 5ft 10in.
Frederik Pleitgen Wife
Pleitgen’s wife is called Justyna, and the couple has two children together: a son and a daughter.
Frederik Pleitgen Education
He earned his education in North American Studies from the Free University in Berlin, where he also finished his master’s thesis research on the history of American journalism, as well as from the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität in Bonn.
In addition, he spent a whole academic year at the New York University School of Journalism, and in 2004, he received a fellowship from the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in San Fernando Valley, also in the US. Pleitgen was furthermore given an Arthur F. Burns Fellowship in 2005, which he made use of to finish his coursework at the International Centre for Journalists in Atlanta, Georgia.
Frederik Pleitgen Speaking German
He is a German journalist, his ethnicity is European.
Frederik Pleitgen Salary
Pleitgen’s annual salary falls somewhere in the range of $70,000 and $90,000 on average.
Frederik Pleitgen Net Worth
It is estimated that Pleitgen’s net worth falls somewhere in the range of $700,000 to $5 million. His primary source of financial support comes from his work as a television personality.