A Cologne, Germany native, Frederik Pleitgen is a journalist and correspondent known for working for CNN International. He is married to Justyna Pleitgen with whom she had two children.
Frederik is a vastly recognized journalist and correspondent. Currently, he serves as a senior international correspondent for CNN International. Moreover, his reports revolve around German politics, culture, as well as business topics.
Most noteworthy, Pleitgen led the report coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was also among the reporters that covered conflicts in Pakistan on several longer rotations. Likewise, he was the first international journalist to report from the besieged city of Homs in 2014.
It is known that Frederik covered the unrest in the Arab world from Egypt. He was also a key reporter in the live coverage of the protests in Cairo for which they won an Emmy. He has also anchored CNN’s flagship Amanpour show and has interviewed both Naftali Bennett and Palestinian leader Mustafa Barghouti.
Previously, Pleitgen worked in the political unit at the German public service broadcaster ZDF. Furthermore, he worked as a reporter and executive producer at private news broadcaster N-TV. In addition, he has also worked for RTL and TV Berlin.
Frederik Pleitgen Age
Frederik is 46 years old as of 2022.
Pleitgen was born in 1976, in Cologne, Germany, and celebrates his birthday every year of his birth month.
Frederik Pleitgen Height
Pleitgen is 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Frederik Pleitgen Family
Frederik is the son of Fritz Pleitgen and Gerda Lichtenberg. His father is a German journalist and former director of the public West German Broadcasting Corporation.
Frederik Pleitgen Education
Pleitgen is a proud graduate of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University and Free University Berlin. Afterward, he joined the San Fernando Valley/USA at the School of Journalism at New York University. From here, he received a fellowship for the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy.
Frederik Pleitgen Wife
Frederik is currently married to his loving wife, Justyna Pleitgen. In their marriage, the couple has been blessed with two wonderful children. They are a son and a daughter.
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Frederik Pleitgen Salary
Frederik’s career as a journalist and international correspondent earns her an average salary of $71,213 per year.
Frederik Pleitgen Net Worth
Frederik sits at a net worth of $1 Million – $10 Million (Approx.) as of 2022.
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