Christof Putzel Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Travel Channel

Christof Putzel
Christof Putzel

Christof Putzel Biography

Christof Putzel is prominrnt  American anchor and reporter. He presently works as a reporter for Travel Channel. He hosts TV’s investigative documentary series named Vanguard and Mission Declassified. Putzel is the host of the #AmericanJihadi podcast. Christof is a  former reporter for Al Jazeera and America’s news magazine called America Tonight.

He launched his production job while still an undergraduate at  Connecticut College. Putzel produced his first documentary titled “Left Behind,” which spoke about AIDS orphans in Kenya.

At film festivals, his movie won over a dozen awards, including the International Documentary Association’s David Wolper Award, a Student Academy Award, and also  HBO Films Best Student Film Award. He became part of TV  as one of the network’s first workers in 2005. In the same year, he won a nomination for his first Emmy for his report from Mogadishu, Somalia.

Christof Putzel Age

Christof Putzel was born in 1979 in Washington, D.C., The United States of America. He is 43 years of age.

Christof Putzel Height

He is a man of above-average height. He stands at the height of 6 feet 2 inches ( Approximately 1.88m).

Christof Putzel Family

He was born to his hi father called Michael Putzel, and his mother called Ann Blackman in 1979 in Washington, D.C., The United States of America. His father covered the Vietnam War as well as the White House for the Associated Press.

On the other hand, his mom worked as a reporter for Time and a reporter for the Associated Press. His grandfather, Samuel G. Blackman, was a leading editor for the Associated Press and this makes him a third-generation news reporter.

Christof Putzel Wife

He was married to his ex-wife called Julia Taft. She is a great-granddaughter of late Robert A. Taft who served as a Republican senator from Ohio, and a great-great-granddaughter of President and Chief Justice William Howard Taft. Christof and Julia divorced in 2014.

Christof Putzel Education

He graduated from the College of Connecticut. While at the college, he launched his production career.

Christof Putzel Salary

Putzel receives an annual average salary of f $73,745. This is according to Travel Channel anchors’/reporters’ salaries.

Christof Putzel Net Worth

Putzel has an estimated net worth of f between $1 million – $5 million US dollars.

Christof Putzel Career

He now works as a reporter for Travel Channel and TV’s investigative documentary series, Vanguard. He is a  former correspondent for  Al Jazeera and America’s news magazine known as America Tonight. His documentary called “From Russia with Hate,”  was about the rise of fierce attacks against settlers by neo-Nazi skinheads in Moscow.

He was appointed for his third Emmy for  his documentary titled “Lost in Democracy.” This documentary was almost the first democratic elections that were carried out in the tiny Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan.

In 2012, Christof wrote “Sex, Lies, and Cigarettes,” a documentary centered near Aldi. His “the Indonesian smoking baby,” went viral following the outbreak of Philip Morris’s trade practices in the developing world.

The documentary triumphed in an Overseas Press Club Award and a PRISM Award. Furthermore, it was selected for an Emmy. He won his dual Alfred I. DuPont–Columbia University Award in 2013 for his documentary titled “Arming the Mexican Cartels.”

In this one, he examined gun trafficking into Mexico from the United States of America. In 2013, Current TV was sold to Al Jazeera Media and Christof evolved into a senior reporter for the network’s flagship news magazine called  America Tonight.

He presently works as the host of the American Jihadi Podcast. The podcast includes an unbelievable story of a complex relationship between journalist Christof and the American-born Christian called Omar Hammami who became one of the FBI’s most liked Islamic extremists.

The story observes the development of their risky relationship. The pair dodged government supervision to confess to one another until it all came to a short end. He hosts the podcast and works as its executive producer in partnership with Endeavor Content.

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