David Folkenflik Biography
David Folkenflik is an American journalist who serves as a reporter and media correspondent for National Public Radio based in New York City. He also appears on Talk of the Nation’s “Media Circus” section on a regular basis. He was a former co-host of NPR’s On Point and WBUR’s On Point.
David Folkenflik Age
Folkenflik is 52 years old as of 2021. He was born on September 15, 1969. He celebrates his birthday on 15th September every year.
David Folkenflik Height
Folkenflik stands at a height of 1.75 meters.
David Folkenflik Family
Folkenflik is the son of Vivian Folkenflik a lecturer in humanities at the University of California, Irvine, and Robert Folkenflik an Emeritus Professor of English at that university. His parents were from Laguna Beach, Calif.
David Folkenflik Wife
David is happily married to the love of his life Jesse Baker since April 2010. His wife is an award-winning writer and producer, as well as the co-founder of Magnificent Noise, a podcast production, and consultancy firm.
She got her start in public radio as a producer on shows like All Things Considered and Weekend Edition. She went on to establish the renowned NPR trivia show Ask Me Another. While at Slate, Jesse also produced The Culture Gabfest and worked for ESPN, where he developed The Sporting Life with Jeremy Schaap.
David Folkenflik Net Worth
Folkenflik has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a journalist.
David Folkenflik Salary
Folkenflik earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
David Folkenflik Education
David earned a history degree from Cornell University’s Department of History. He was editor in chief of The Cornell Daily Sun and a member of Cornell’s senior honor society, the Quill and Dagger, during his time there.
David Folkenflik Career
Folkenflik is a New York City-based media correspondent for NPR News. In 2004, he became a member of NPR. His articles and analysis are published on NPR’s online and mobile platforms, as well as in news magazines such as All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Here & Now.
He has focused his reporting on the press’s interaction with politicians and the broader public, as well as the conflict for information flow in the Trump era. Folkenflik profiled a Las Vegas columnist who went bankrupt involving his newspaper’s new owner against a libel lawsuit; conducted the first interview with New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet after his appointment; and broke news about the troubled Tronc company, which owns some of the country’s most important regional newspapers.
Folkenflik’s exposé in early 2018 regarding the CEO of the Los Angeles Times’ prior workplace behavior resulted in the executive’s swift dismissal from the position and aided in the sale of the newspaper.
Prior to joining NPR, he worked for more than a decade at the Baltimore Sun, where he covered higher education, politics, and the media. He began his professional career as a reporter for the Durham Herald-Sun in North Carolina. He was the editor-in-chief of the Cornell Daily Sun throughout his collegiate years.
David Folkenflik On Point
David was the co-host and editor of NPR and WBUR’s On Point, which he co-hosted with Meghna Chakrabarti. Every Friday, he broadcast from New York.
David Folkenflik Political Affiliation
Folkenflik has not made his political affiliation public.
David Folkenflik Book
Murdoch’s World: The Last of the Old Media Empires is written by Folkenflik. He’s also the editor of Page One: Inside the New York Times and the Future of Journalism, a book on the New York Times. The Washington Post, Politico Magazine, Newsweek International, the National Post of Canada, and the Australian Financial Review have all published his work.
David Folkenflik NPR
Folkenflik is currently working at NPR where he works alongside other famous NPR anchors and reporters including;
- Richard Gonzales
- Eleanor Beardsley
- Ramtin Arablouei
- Amanda Aronczyk
- Deborah Amos
- Daniel Alarcon
- Bobby Allyn
- Greg Allen
- Rund Abdelfatah