Jennifer Westhoven

Jennifer Westhoven, the charming journalist was born on August 16, 1971 in New Jersey, United States. She has a younger brother with whom she spents her childhood. She was a confident child and also a girl scout. From a very young age she was interested in making her career in the field of News reporting. After completing her high school in the year 1988, she graduated from Bryn Mawr College in history and political science. Owing to her penchant for journalism, in 1993 she started working for Reuters, an international news agency. Her career kicked off as a stock market news reporter.

In the 7 long years connected with Reuters she also interviewed a number of eminent dignitaries of the finance industry. The experience, knowledge and journalism etiquettes learnt by her during her involvement with Reuters helped her secure the position of a reporter in the ace news network of CNN in the year 2000. She has been working for the same since then and seems to be scaling new heights with each passing day. In the beginning i.e. in the year 2000 she was recruited for CNNfn. CNNfn is a subsidiary of CNN which deals with finance news. There she had the job to capture stories related to finance, be it about New York stock exchange, Employment market or impact of deadly events such as 9/11 on the economy of the country. She co-ordinates a weekend program ‘Your Money’ broadcasted on Saturdays and Sundays, it is a hit amongst finance concern enthusiasts. It was in the year 2006 that she stared working for HLN, another subsidiary of CNN in the regular show ‘Morning Express.' She also has made regular appearances in the weekend show ‘Clark Howard Show.’ There are a few more shows of the network which she does. Her attractive personality adds more charm to her presentation skills and she knows how to nail it down in front of the camera.

Today, Jennifer Westhoven has more than 20 years of experience in journalism and is one of the most sought after names in this field. She is one of those people who despite of ageing, continue to charm with their work and passion for work. She is a confident news presenter and face the camera with much ease as she did in her younger days.

On personal front, she is a family woman. She got engaged to her longtime partner Joe Palese in the year 2006 and finally tied the knot in 2007. The couple is happily married since then and they celebrated their 8th wedding anniversary in 2015. Joe Palese is a yoga instructor, a musician and a supporting husband. Jennifer and Joe brought their first baby, James, in this world on April 21, 2011. Together they make a loving couple and along with their two children a happy family. Jennifer is also the kind of woman who believes in never letting old friends go, this is evident from the fact that she attends her high school reunions.

The annual salary and net worth of Jennifer are estimated to be $200,000 and $2.5 million respectively. All this is the result of her hard work and dedication towards her job.

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2020

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