Jennifer Griffin Bio, Wiki
Jennifer Griffin is an American Correspondent working at FOX News serving as National Security Correspondent. She joined the network at its inception in 1996 and was based in Moscow before being named a Jerusalem correspondent in October 1999.
Jennifer Griffin Dates of Birth
Griffin was born on 20th April 1969 in the United States of America. She is therefore 52 years old as of 2021.
Jennifer Griffin Measurements
Griffin stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Jennifer Griffin FOX News
Griffin serves as a National Security Correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC) and is based in Washington. She recently reported on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, leading FNC’s coverage stateside with continuous updates from the Pentagon. She also led the reporting team in 2021 reporting surrounding the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan and the terror attack at Abbey Gate, including securing an interview with the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley.
Griffin also reported extensively on the decision by the Trump administration to withdraw U.S. troops from northeast Syria. Additionally, she also conducted a special interview with a member of the U.S. Special Forces whose account of the situation at the frontline directly contradicted the administration’s claims and shed light on the actions of Turkish forces against the Kurds.
Griffin was also one of the first reporters to report on the death of ISIS leader Abū Bakr al-Baghdadi. She secured the first interview with Defense Secretary Mark Esper in August 2019 since he assumed the position in July. Additionally, she enclosed then-candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.
Griffin has managed to report daily since 2007 where she questions military leaders, travels to war zones, and reports on all aspects of the military, including the current wars against ISIS and Al Qaeda. She has covered multiple major international news stories including the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012, and the killing of Usama bin Laden in 2011.
Throughout her tenure with the network, Griffin has landed news-making interviews with numerous top government officials, including former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in Baghdad, Iraq on the day the Iraq War ended, as well as an exclusive interview with General David Petraeus in Kabul, Afghanistan in 2010 when he took over as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan.
She also traveled on multiple trips overseas with former Defense Secretary Robert Gates from 2007-to 2011. From 2000 to 2007, Griffin provided live coverage of the Palestinian Intifada. She was also among the first reporters to arrive in the wake of the 2004 Southeast Asia tsunami tragedy, reporting from Phuket and Khao Lak, Thailand.
Jennifer Griffin Work Experience
Prior to joining FNC, Griffin covered the Middle East region for several American media organizations including National Public Radio and U.S. News & World Report. Previously, she reported for The Sowetan newspaper in Johannesburg, South Africa.
There, she covered Nelson Mandela’s prison release and numerous other historic moments in South Africa’s transition away from the apartheid regime. She began her journalism career in Somalia working as a freelance reporter in the summer of 1992 documenting the famine months before the U.S. sent troops into Mogadishu.
Jennifer Griffin Net Worth
In Griffin’s career as a Correspondent, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Jennifer Griffin Earnings/Income
She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Jennifer Griffin Parents and Siblings
Griffin was born to John W. Griffin (father) and Carolyn J. (father). John (father) was a partner in a Washington, D.C. law firm while her mother Carolyn was the producing director of Metrostage, a theater in Alexandria, Virginia.
Jennifer Griffin Spouse
Griffin is happily married to Greg Myre since October 1994. Myre is a journalist who is NPR’s national security correspondent and has reported for the Associated Press and The New York Times. The two met on October 29, 1989at a political rally in a sports stadium in South Africa.
Jennifer Griffin Kids
Griffin and Myre have three children together namely; Annalise Myre, Amelia Myre, and Luke Myre.
Jennifer Griffin Books
A 1992 graduate of Harvard University, Griffin received a B.A. in Comparative Politics. She is also the co-author of the book, “This Burning Land: Lessons from the Frontlines of the Transformed Israeli-Palestinian Conflict,” which she wrote with her husband NPR national security correspondent Greg Myre regarding their experience in Israel.
Jennifer Griffin Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 218,900 followers, around 1,200 followers on her Facebook page, and 415 followers on her Instagram account.