Brian Stelter

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Brian Stelter
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Stelter in 2011.
Born (1985-09-03) September 3, 1985 (age 32)
Damascus, Maryland, U.S.
Nationality American
Education (B.A., Mass Communication)
Alma mater Towson University
Occupation Journalist
Employer CNN
Spouse(s) Jamie Shupak Stelter (m. 2014)
Website Reliable Sources - CNN.com blogs

Brian Stelter (born September 3, 1985) 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.

Life and career[edit]

Stelter at South by Southwest in 2017

Stelter was born in Damascus, Maryland and attended Damascus High School, graduating in 2003,[1] 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.

Stelter graduated Towson in May 2007, and joined The New York Times as a media reporter later in July of that year.[2] In November 2013, he became the new host of CNN's Reliable Sources[3] and also senior media correspondent,[4] 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.[5] He stated he had to inform his editor of the relationship, and he agreed not to cover CNBC while they were dating.[6]

On February 22, 2014, Stelter married Jamie Shupak[7] in a Jewish ceremony.[8] His wife is a traffic anchor for New York TV station NY1.[9][10] Although raised Methodist, today Stelter is non-religious.[11] They plan to raise their children as Jewish.[11] On May 21, 2017, their daughter was born.[12]

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