Jake Sherman is a prominent American journalist and writer. He is currently the co-founder of Punchbowl News, a daily newsletter service concentrating on Congress that launched in January 2021. Also, he serves as a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. He previously worked as a congressional correspondent for Politico.
Jake Sherman Age
Jake Sherman was born in Stamford, Connecticut, in the United States on December 16, 1985. He is 36 years old.
Jake Sherman Height
Jake stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in/1.75 m tall.
Jake Sherman Family
Jake was born to his parents on December 16, 1985, in Stamford, Connecticut, in the United States. He is of Jewish ancestry. He is Stephanie L. Sherman’s and Robert I. Sherman’s proud son. Jake’s mother is a nursery school teacher at Temple Sholom in Greenwich, Connecticut, and his father is the chief operating officer of Shenkman Capital Management, a Stamford asset management firm.
Jake Sherman Wife
Jake is blissfully married to his lovely wife Irene Jefferson, who works as an associate in the Washington law firm DLA Piper’s government affairs group. The couple married in 2015. He and his wife have two children, a son and a girl named Ella Waldstreicher
Jake and Irene met in Washington, DC in 2007, when Jake returned from journalism school in New York and she relocated there to work on Hillary Clinton’s campaign.
Jacob Sherman Son
He and his wife have two children, a son and a girl named Ella Waldstreicher.
Jacob Sherman Education
Jake attended a Jewish day school through eighth grade before graduating from a public high school. He later attended and graduated from George Washington University as well as Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where he earned a Master’s degree.
Jake Sherman Salary
Jake annually receives a salary of $83,308.
Jake Sherman Net Worth
Jake’s approximate net worth is $1 million.
Jake Sherman Career
Jake was a senior writer at Politico and co-wrote the Politico Playbook with Anna Palmer. Jake also contributes to NBC and MSNBC’s political coverage. Jake co-wrote The Hill to Die On: The Fight for Congress and Trump’s America’s Future.
He oversaw the Washington, D.C. desks of The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, and the Minneapolis Star Tribune in the late 2000s. Jake joined Politico in 2009 and was named co-editor of the Playbook newsletter in 2016, succeeding Michael Allen.
Jake and his frequent writing collaborator Anna Palmer “helped crack up the scandal that precipitated the resignation of Representative Aaron Schock of Illinois in 2015,” according to Jim Rutenberg of the New York Times.
He reported in October 2020 that he intended to depart Politico at the end of 2020 and to join Anna Palmer, Rachel Schindler, and John Bresnahan in creating a daily newsletter Punchbowl News in 2021 that will focus on Congress. The publication was released in January 2021.
He joined Politico in 2009 and covered Congressional leadership and the power struggle on Capitol Hill. Jake has also chronicled the rise and fall of four House Speakers and is regarded as a prominent authority on the politics of governance. Jake was also a senior writer for Politico, where he co-wrote the Politico Playbook with Anna Palmer.
He also contributes to NBC and MSNBC’s political coverage. He co-wrote The Hill to Die On: The Fight for Congress and Trump’s America’s Future. He oversaw the Washington, D.C. desks of The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, and the Minneapolis Star Tribune in the late 2000s.