Jamil Smith is a well-known American print and television journalist presently serving as a freelance journalist. His reporting and analysis deal with a range of political and cultural topics which includes race, pop culture, gender, and national politics.
Also, he worked as a senior correspondent at Vox.com from April 2021 to May 2022. While still serving for NFL Films as a television segment producer, he was awarded three Sports Emmy Awards in 2010, 2006, and 2009. Jamil served as a producer for The Rachel Maddow and Melissa Harris-Perry Show.
Jamil Smith Age
Jamil Smith was born in Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America on September 23, 1975, he is 47 years of age.
Jamil Smith Height
Smith stands at a moderate height of 6 ft 3 in ( Approx 1.85m).
Jamil Smith Family
He was born and brought up by his supportive parents in Cleveland, Ohio, in the USA. Despite being a famous journalist, he prefers a private life when it comes to his family and he has not revealed any info concerning his siblings and parents hence their existence and professionals are not known.
Jamil Smith Wife
He is happily and contentedly married to his supportive wife whose identity is not known publicly. He has not revealed whether they are blessed with any kids or not. Jamil and his beautiful wife currently live happily together in Southern California.
Jamil Smith Education
He studied at Shaker Heights High School and afterward joined the University of Pennsylvania where in 1997 he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English. Also, Jamil enrolled at Kings College London where he pursued further education abroad.
Jamil Smith Salary
Jamil receives an annual salary of $82,003 and this is according to a freelance journalist’s salary.
Jamil Smith’s Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $5 million US dollars and his career as a freelance journalist is the main source of his income.
Jamil Smith Career
His journalism career commenced in 2002 when he was hired to work as an assistant at the William Morris Agency. He was employed as a production assistant at CNN. After that, he served for HBO Sports.
Later served at NFL Films where he worked on production teams that triumphed and he was awarded three Sports Emmy Awards in 2010, 2006, and 2009. In 2010, he went to MSNBC where he served for both The Rachel Maddow and Melissa Harris-Perry Show as a producer.
He has drawn notice for the job in the field of political and cultural topics as a journalist and commentator which includes race, pop culture, gender, and national politics. He went to The New Republic in January 2015 where he filled in Gabriel Snyder’s position as a senior editor.
He also launched and hosted the magazine’s initial podcast known as Intersection. After that, in the year 2016, he moved to MTV News where he worked as a senior national correspondent.
While still laboring at MTV he served as a host of a YouTube series on politics christened The Racket which mainly majored in the US Presidential campaign.
Jamil as well made appearances on the MTV News podcast called The Stakes. In June 2017, at MTV News he became a reporter and freelance opinion writer after layoffs.
Jamil also penned The Revolutionary Power of Black Panther which on February 19, 2018, was featured on the cover story of Time magazine issue. Jamil went to Rolling Stone in March 2018, where he was hired as a senior writer.
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