Frederik Pleitgen Biography and Wiki
Frederik Pleitgen is a well-known German journalist and correspondent. He is currently serving as the senior international correspondent based in CNN’S London bureau.
Frederik Pleitgen Age and Birthday
Pleitgen was born in 1976, in Cologne, North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany. His exact date of birth is currently under review and will soon be updated.
Frederik Pleitgen Height and Weigt
Frederik appears to be quite tall according to his photos. He stands at an average height of 5feet and 8inches(Approx.1.7m) and had a moderate weight.
Frederik Pleitgen Education
Pleitgen is quite a learned individual. He attended Free University Berlin and later graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.
Frederik Pleitgen Family
Frederik was born and raised in Cologne, North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany by her parents, Gerda Lichtenberg and Fritz Pleitgen.
Further information about the identities of his siblings is not available at the moment.
Frederik Pleitgen Fiance
Moving on to marital matters. Frederik has managed to maintain a low profile on matters concerning his love life. He prefers to stay away from the spotlight.
Further information about his romantic life is currently under review and will soon be updated.
Frederik Pleitgen CNN
Pleitgen has had quite an impressive career. He is a Senior International Correspondent based in CNN’s London bureau. Since joining the international news network, Pleitgen has brought a uniquely German perspective to CNN´s global audience. Between 2006 and 2014, Pleitgen was CNN’s Berlin correspondent, delivering insight into the political, economic, and cultural influences of this key European power.
He played a pivotal role in CNN’s coverage of the German Bundestag’s-Elections in both 2009 and 2013, while in 2014 he reported on the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, bringing his own family’s experience of the event to bear in his coverage. In addition, he has extensively reported on the ongoing conflict in Syria, traveling to Damascus, Homs, Aleppo, and many other places in the war town nation. He was also the first international journalist to report from Damascus only days after chemical weapons struck rebel-held areas in 2013 nearly setting off U.S. military intervention. Pleitgen was also on hand in Aleppo when the city fell back into the hands of Syrian government forces in late 2016.
Frederik was a key reporter during the unrest in the Arab world, reporting from Egypt as the revolution that eventually toppled the Mubarak government unfolded forming part of the team that won an Emmy for its live coverage of the protests in Cairo, and one of the first journalists to get inside the Libyan besieged city of Misrata.
Frederik Pleitgen Salary
According to CNN estimates. Frederik receives an annual salary ranging from $27,700 – $76,500. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
Frederik Pleitgen Net Worth
Pleitgen has a net worth of $200,000. This amount is from his extensive career among other investments.