Brian Stelter

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Brian Stelter
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Stelter in 2011.
Born (1985-09-03) September 3, 1985 (age 31)
Damascus, Maryland
Nationality American
Education (B.A., Mass Communication)
Alma mater Towson University
Occupation Journalist
Employer CNN
Religion Judaism[1]
Spouse(s) Jamie Shupak Stelter (m. 2014)
Website Reliable Sources - blogs

Brian Stelter (born September 3, 1985 in Damascus, Maryland) is the senior media correspondent for CNN and the host of Reliable Sources. Previously he was a media reporter for The New York Times and the editor of TVNewser.


Stelter was educated at Damascus High School, a public high school in Damascus, Maryland, graduating in 2003,[2] followed by Towson University where he served as editor-in-chief of The Towerlight from 2005 to 2007. While still a student, he created TVNewser, a blog about television and cable news which he later sold to Mediabistro.

Life and career[edit]

Stelter graduated in May 2007 and joined The New York Times as a media reporter in July.[3] In November 2013, he became the new host of CNN's Reliable Sources[4] and also senior media correspondent,[5] greatly expanding the role at the network previously held by Howard Kurtz.

Stelter is featured prominently in the 2011 documentary Page One: Inside the New York Times.

Personal life[edit]

Stelter dated CNBC anchor Nicole Lapin in 2011.[6]

On February 22, 2014, Stelter married NY1 morning traffic reporter Jamie Shupak, with Jamie taking his surname.[7]



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