Jeffrey Gettleman is a well-known journalist in the United States. He is currently based in the United States as an international journalist. He primarily covers conflict and human rights issues. Before joining The Times, he was The New York Times’ South Asia bureau chief in New Delhi. He has also written the memoir Love, Africa.
Jeffrey Gettleman Age
Jeffrey Gettleman was born in the United States on July 22, 1971. He is 50 years old.
Jeffrey Gettleman Height
Jeffrey stands at an average height of 5 ft 7 in/1.74 m tall.
Jeffrey Gettleman Family
Jeffrey was born in Evanston, Illinois, to loving parents and grew up in the United States. He is the son of Robert W. Gettleman and Joyce R. Gettleman. His father is a US District Court judge for the Northern District of Illinois, and his mother is a psychologist with a private practice in Evanston. He grew up alongside her sister Lynn Gettleman Chehab, a physician.
Jeffrey Gettleman Wife
On October 29, 2005, Jeffrey married his wife Courtenay Morris in Hoboken, New Jersey. His father officiated at the wedding. Courtenay is a former assistant public defender who is now a Times online producer. They originally met at Cornell University, when they were both students. He is a London-based father of two sons.
Jeffrey Gettleman Education
In 1989, Jeffrey graduated from Evanston Township High School with a high school diploma. He later enrolled at Cornell University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy in 1989. In addition, he was awarded a Marshall Scholarship to attend Oxford University, where he earned a master’s degree in Philosophy in June 1996. He was the first American editor of Cherwell, the university’s student newspaper, during his tenure.
Jeffrey Gettleman Salary
Jeffrey earns an annual salary of $82,150.
Jeffrey Gettleman Net Worth
Jeffrey’s estimated net worth is $1 million.
Jeffrey Gettleman Career
Jeffrey’s memoir, Love Africa, was released on May 16, 2017. In his memoir, he tells the story of discovering love and a purpose in one of the world’s most volatile locations. Furthermore, the book has 368 pages.
His career began in 1997 when he worked for the St. Petersburg Times as a city hall and police reporter until 1998. In 1999, he was hired as a general assignment correspondent by the Los Angeles Times. After two years, he was promoted to bureau chief in Atlanta and worked as a war correspondent for the broadsheet in Afghanistan and the Middle East.
In addition, in 2002, he joined The New York Times as a domestic correspondent in Atlanta. Jeffrey was later promoted to bureau chief. He began reporting from Iraq in early 2003 and worked as a reporter for the paper’s Metro desk in 2004. In addition, in July 2006, he worked as a foreign correspondent for The New York Times East Africa desk in Nairobi.
He has also reported on wars in Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Egypt, and Yemen. In 2004, Jeffrey and photojournalist Lynsey Addario were kidnapped for several hours by insurgents in Fallujah. He has also worked as a commentator for CNN, BBC, PBS, NPR, and ABC.