Jonathan Karl Biography
Jonathan Karl is an American political journalist. Karl has covered every major beat in Washington, D.C., including the White House, Capitol Hill, the Pentagon and the State Department and has reported from more than 30 countries, covering U.S. politics, the military and foreign policy.
Karl has contributed to various ABC News programs, including Good Morning America and Nightline and has interviewed many public figures, including the 14th Dalai Lama and Republican Senator Ted Cruz. Since December 2012, he has been the Chief White House Correspondent for ABC News in Washington, D.C.
Jonathan Karl Age
Jonathan Karl was borb on January 19, 1968. He is 51 years old as of 2018.
Jonathan Karl Net Worth
Karl has an estimated net worth of $11 million
Jonathan Karl Wife
Jonathan is married to Maria Karl.Jonathan Karl Photo
Jonathan Karl Education
In 1990, Karl graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Vassar Spectator.
Jonathan Karl Career
Karl started his career as a researcher and reporter for The New Republic, continued as an investigative reporter for the New York Post and became a Congressional Correspondent for CNN before joining ABC News in January 2003 as the Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent covering the State Department. Karl worked for ABC covering national political news, becoming the Senior National Security Correspondent in December 2005. His current post is Chief White House Correspondent as of December 2012.
His writings have been published in The Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, The Weekly Standard, Reason, The Christian Science Monitor and the San Francisco Chronicle and he has written for “The Note”, a political blog run by ABC News.
Karl is the author of The Right to Bear Arms: The Rise of America’s New Militias. He has appeared on This Week with George Stephanopoulos (for which he has also been a guest anchor), Nightline, Good Morning America and World News with Diane Sawyer.
Jonathan Karl Controversy
In May 2013, Karl became a controversial figure when he wrote an article that claimed to quote directly from an e-mail sent by a White House advisor. Later it was revealed that the quote was inaccurately given to Karl by an unnamed source and that he himself had never seen the e-mail. He apologized for the error and also for not having stated that the quote was from a detailed summary his source provided, rather than a direct quote from the e-mail.
Jonathan Karl Awards
Karl received the 2011 Joan Shorenstein Barone Award for excellence in Washington, D.C.-based reporting, Walter Cronkite Award for National Individual Achievement in 2013, an Emmy Award in 2009 for his coverage of the Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama, and the National Press Foundation’s Everett McKinley Dirksen Award in 2001.