Joe Conason Biography
Joe Conason is a prominent American journalist, liberal political commentator, and author. He launched a daily political website and newsletter known as The National Memo that features commentary and breaking news. Joe works as the editor-in-chief of the Memo. Since 2006, Joe has been working as the editor of a nonprofit journalism center known as The Investigative Fund.
Joe Conason Age
Joe Conason was born on 25th January 1954, in New York, New York, United States. He is 68 years old.
Joe Conason Height
Joe is a man of standard stature and stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches (Approx 1.78m).
Joe Conason Family
Joe Conason was born in New York City, New York, United States of America to his lovely dad Emanuel Voltaire Conason, and his supportive mother Eleanor (née Levinson) Conason. His father was born in the year 1912 and passed on at the age of 96 years in 2008. Emmanuel co-owned a contemporary design and crafts store called Ellie Conason in White Plains. His mother was born on August 20, 1917, and passed away at the age of 85 on January 5, 2002.
Joe Conason Education
Joe graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History from Brandeis University.
Joe Conason Wife
Joe got married to his lovely wife Elizabeth Horan Wagley in October 2002 when he was 48 and she was 33 years old. By then, she worked for nonprofit organizations as a fund-raising consultant. Elizabeth is a graduate of Wesleyan University.
Joe Conason Salary
He receives a decent salary of $93,276 per year. This is according to The National Memo Editor-in-Chiefs’ salaries.
Joe Conason’s Net Worth
Joe Conason has piled up a decent fortune over the years of his work and has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Joe Conason Career
Joe works as the editor-in-chief of the Memo. Since 2006, Joe has been working as the editor of a nonprofit journalism center known as The Investigative Fund.
Previously, he worked for the New York Observer as the executive editor. While there, Joe wrote a famous political column for almost 2 decades. Prior to that, he worked for Salon.com as a columnist from 1998 to 2010. Most of Joe’s articles have appeared in several publications worldwide including The Village Voice, Harpers, The Nation, The Guardian, The New Yorker, The New Republic, The New York Times, and The Washington Post.
Apart from his journalism career, Joe is an author and has published numerous books such as 2003 Big Lies: The Right-Wing Propaganda Machine and How It Distorts the Truth as well as 2000 The Hunting of the President. Joe’s 2016 book titled Man of the World is the newest and it focuses mostly on the post-presidency of former United States president Bill Clinton. Joe has covered each and every American presidential election since 1980 and has attained the New York Press Club’s Byline Award.