Wesley Lowery Biography
Wesley Lowery is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning national reporter covering law enforcement, race, and justice for The Washington Post for CNN.
Wesley Lowery Age
Lowery was born in 1990 in Woodbridge Township, New Jersey, United States.
Wesley Lowery Family
His mother and grandmother are white. He has a Caucasian mother and his father is dark-skinned. His brother’s nickname is “Grasshoppa” who easily pass for his twin.
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He is not married. He has kept his relationship personal, there is no evidence of him dating someone
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He studied at Shaker Heights High School and Ohio University. While in college, he was the editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper, The Post, he interned at The Detroit News, The Columbus Dispatch, and The Wall Street Journal.
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He was a reporter at the Los Angeles Times, and then moved to the Boston Globe, in 2013, he becomes a general assignment political reporter and covered topics including Boston’s mayoral race, the murder trial of the NFL’s Aaron Hernandez, and the manhunt for the Boston marathon bombers.
Wesley Lowery Awards
He was named “Emerging Journalist of the Year” by the National Association of Black Journalists in 2014. In the Washington Post, in 2015, the Washingtonian described him as the paper’s “rising star…a terrific reporter” with a track record for “establishing deep sources, writing colorful solo pieces, and contributing to team coverage.”
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He covered the Ferguson protests for The Post in August 2014. He was then arrested together with Huffington Post reporter Ryan Reilly on August 13, in a McDonald’s. In 2015, they were charged by St. Louis County prosecutors with trespassing and interfering with a police officer. The prosecutors dropped all charges in May 2016 in exchange for an agreement that the reporters would not sue the county.
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Wesley Lowery Pulitzer
He was a lead on the Post’s “Fatal Force” project, a database that tracked 990 police shootings in 2015. The most systematic data available came from databases compiled by independent, grassroots organizations like Fatal Encounters, Operation Ghetto Storm, Stolen Lives Project, and Killed by Police. The project won 2016 the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting and in 2017, a pilot program was announced by the Justice Department to start collecting a more comprehensive set of use-of-force statistics in 2017.
Wesley Lowery Net Worth
He must be making a good salary from CNN. his net worth is still an underestimation, it will soon be updated