David Weigel Biography
David Weigel is a prominent American journalist working at The Washington Post. Since 2015 as a national political correspondent covering Congress and grass-roots political movements.
Weigel is the author of a history of progressive rock music titled “The Show That Never Ends.” He covered politics at both Bloomberg Politics and Slate and worked for Reason magazine as a contributing editor prior.
In June 2022, The Post suspended David without salary for a month after David retweeted a joke. Weigel, then, apologized after he removed the retweet. And became publicly criticized by colleague Felicia Sonmez who called the joke sexist.
David Weigel Age
Weigel was born on September 26, 1981, in Wilmington, Delaware, in the United States. He is 40 years old as of 2021.
David Weigel Height
Weigel stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 9 in/1.75 m tall.
David Weigel Education
Weigel studied and graduated from the American Community School based in Cobham, Surrey in 2000. He attended and graduated from the Medill School of Journalism.
At Northwestern Campus in Chicago with a Bachelor of Science degree. In 2004 and two majors in journalism and political science and a minor in history afterward. Weigel worked for the campus conservative newspaper Northwestern Chronicle. As editor-in-chief and wrote for The Daily Northwestern during his time in college.
David Weigel Family
Weigel’s father is known as Alex Weigel. But, he has not shared information about his father and whether he has any siblings.
David Weigel Wife
Presently, Weigel lives in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, D.C. But, he has not disclosed information on his relationship status to the media.
David Weigel Salary
Weigel annually receives a salary of $87,137, according to The Washington Post correspondent’s salaries.
David Weigel Net Worth
Weigel earns an estimated net worth is $1 million.
David Weigel Career
He began his career by working on the USA Today editorial page. As an editorial assistant and researcher and at both Campaigns and Elections as a reporter. Weigel also contributed articles to The Nation and Slate.
The Daily Beast, Time, The Guardian, The American Spectator, The Washington Monthly.The American Conservative, Politico, and The American Prospect. He works for the libertarian Reason magazine as a contributing editor.
And from 2006 to 2008 he was one of its staff political writers in addition. Weigel worked for the campus conservative newspaper Northwestern Chronicle. As editor-in-chief and wrote for The Daily Northwestern during his time in college.