Jeff Greenfield Biography
Jeff Greenfield is a television journalist and novelist from the United States. Greenfield is a CNN senior political analyst who has appeared on The Situation Room, American Morning, and Paula Zahn Now. Previously, Greenfield co-hosted CNN’s nightly special election program with Judy Woodruff, Bernard Shaw, and political analyst Bill Schneider for 37 days as the presidential election story and the Florida recount unfolded.
Jeff Greenfield Age
Jeff was born Jeffrey Greenfield on June 10, 1943, in New York City, United States of America. He is 80 years old as of June 2023.
Jeff Greenfield Education
He graduated in 1960 from the Bronx High School of Science. Greenfield earned a bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Wisconsin and a bachelor of legal letters degree from Yale Law School.
Jeff Greenfield Married- Wife
Greenfield has had three marriages. Carrie Carmichael was his first wife, whom he divorced in February 1993. In 2004, Casey married screenwriter, Matt Manfredi. Greenfield married Karen Anne Gannett on April 24, 1993, from whom he is since divorced. He married real estate broker Dena Sklar in June 2002. They split their time between Santa Barbara, California, and New York City.
Jeff Greenfield Children
He has two children: a daughter Casey, and a son, David. Greenfield has seven grandchildren.
Jeff Greenfield Career
Greenfield is a CNN senior political analyst who has appeared on The Situation Room, American Morning, and Paula Zahn Now. He has been a leader in giving in-depth information and analysis on the inner workings of the 2004 political campaigns, including the Democratic National Convention in Boston, the Republican National Convention in New York, and the presidential and vice-presidential debates. Previously, Greenfield co-hosted CNN’s nightly special election program with Judy Woodruff, Bernard Shaw, and political analyst Bill Schneider for 37 days as the presidential election story and the Florida recount unfolded. This encounter inspired him to write Oh Waiter! One Order of Crow! (Putnam Publishing Group), which chronicles the events of Election Night 2000 and beyond.
Since joining the network in January 1998, Greenfield has covered and analyzed a wide range of issues, from President Clinton’s impeachment and trial to the public reaction to the assassination of John F. Kennedy Jr. He has appeared as a guest on Larry King Live and moderated CNN’s acclaimed town hall meetings, including Listening to Littleton and Investigating the President: Media Madness? Greenfield covered the Republican and Democratic conventions live for CNN in 2000, and she was a panelist in the WCBS New York Senate debate between Hillary Rodham Clinton and Rep. Rick Lazio. Greenfield writes a column for TIME magazine in addition to his job on television. He has written for The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, and National Lampoon.
Greenfield spent 14 years as ABC News’ political and media commentator before joining CNN. Greenfield was a frequent on Nightline and a contributor to World News Sunday. During the campaign season, his broadcasts from the convention floors and election-night analyses were a constant element of ABC’s coverage. Greenfield has covered media stories ranging from the expansion of cable television to the transition to digital television in addition to his campaign reporting. From the Iran-Contra hearings through the Supreme Court confirmation battles for Robert Bork and Clarence Thomas, he has covered nearly every major domestic political issue during his career. Greenfield criticized CBS News’ coverage of the 1980 Republican and Democratic national conventions, as well as the presidential election. Before joining CBS, he was an analyst for two Public Broadcasting Service programs, Firing Line, with William F. Buckley, and We Interrupt This Week. From 1968 to 1970, he served as chief speechwriter for New York Mayor John V. Lindsay, and from 1967 to 68, he was a senate aide and speechwriter for Sen. Robert F. Kennedy.
Jeff Greenfield Books- Author
Greenfield contributes to TIME magazine with a column. He has written or co-written nine books, including Television: The First 50 Years and The Real Campaign, and has contributed articles to The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, and National Lampoon. His first novel, The People’s Choice, was released in 1995 and was designated one of the year’s important books by The New York Times. The film rights to this political satire have been purchased by director Penny Marshall.
Jeff Greenfield’s Net Worth
Jeff has an estimated net worth of 5 million dollars.