Jeff Zeleny Biography

Published On May 25, 2017
Facts of Jeff Zeleny
Date of Birth: 1973 , June-10
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
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For higher educatiton, Zeleny attended the University of Nebraska, where he learned journalism and political science and graduated in 1996. During his student time in university, he was also the editor of the Daily Nebraskan, which was a school newspaper. He was also interested in playing the trumpet for the University of Nebraska Cornhusker Marching Band.

Jeffrey Dean did his internship for various newspapers such as the Wall Street Journal, the Florida Times-Union and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

Jeffrey then started work for the "The Des Moines" registered in 1996, even though he planned to be a sports reporter, he became a political specialist. In 2000, he left politics and joined The Chicago Tribune as a writer. He then covered the news for 2012 presidential election as a reporter.

He was hired in February 2013 by ABC News for the post of senior Washington correspondent and his other duties were to put the stories on the website. Later in March 2015, he joined CNN, after CNN he was named Senior White House Correspondent in 2017.

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Jeff's Birth

1973

Jeffrey Dean Zeleny a Senior White House Correspondent was born on June 10, 1973, in Exeter, Nebraska. He is a son of Diane Naomi Yeck and Robert Dean Zeleny.

Political Science

1996

Zeleny attended the University of Nebraska, where he learned journalism and political science and graduated in 1996, while he was doing his college he was also working for Daily Nebraskan.

The Newspaper

2000

Zeleny then started work for the Des Moines Register in 1996, his childhood planning was to become a sports reporter, however, at his professional age, he became administrative specialist as well as a writer for the Chicago Tribune.

ABC News and present time

2013

In February 2013, Zeleny was hired by ABC News as a senior Washington correspondent, and also as an online news updater. Later he joined CNN in March 2015, as well as worked as a Senior White House Correspondent in 2017.