Jonathan Franklin Biography
Jonathan Franklin is an American investigative journalist and TV commentator on Latin American politics and news. He serves on NPR as a digital reporter on the News desk covering general assignments and breaking national news.
Jonathan Franklin Age
Franklin is 58 years old as of 2022. He was born on 6 September 1964 in Manchester, New Hampshire, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 6th of September every year.
Jonathan Franklin Height
Frayer stands at a height of 1.7 meters.
Jonathan Franklin Family
Franklin has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Jonathan has any siblings.
Jonathan Franklin Wife
Franklin is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of Jonathan being in any past relationship with anyone.
Jonathan Franklin Net Worth
Franklin has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a journalist.
Jonathan Franklin Salary
Franklin earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Jonathan Franklin NPR
Franklin works on the News desk as a digital reporter, covering general assignments and breaking national news. He has been reporting and covering a wide range of local and national news in the nation’s capital for the past few years. Prior to joining NPR, he worked for the TEGNA-owned CBS station in Washington, D.C., WUSA, as a digital multiskilled journalist.
Franklin covered and reported on some of the most important stories in the last two years, including the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the Black/African American community, D.C.’s racial protests and demonstrations in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, the 2020 presidential election, and the January 6 insurgency on the United States Capitol.
Hundreds of local breaking news articles, captivating ledes, and well-calibrated vignettes centered on individuals and communities in support of the journalism Franklin is pursuing may be found in Franklin’s byline.
Prior to joining WUSA, Jonathan worked as a freelance multimedia journalist for The Washington Informer in Washington, D.C., where he produced and reported for numerous ABC and CW affiliates across the country. He got his start in journalism at Washington’s WDCW.
A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Franklin earned his master’s degree in journalism with an emphasis in broadcast and digital journalism from Georgetown University and his undergraduate degrees in English, Humanities, and African/African American Studies from Wofford College.
Franklin is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., the National and Washington Associations of Black Journalists, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Online News Association.
Franklin spends his free time seeing new places and countries, watching movies and reading a good book, all while enjoying his favorite meal: breakfast.
Franklin 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