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Evan Perez Wiki & Interesting Facts Of CNN Correspondent

By Staff Writer | On: 19 Jul, 2017
Evan Perez Wiki & Interesting Facts Of CNN Correspondent

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Date of Birth June 29
Nationality American
Profession Correspondent
Marital Status Single
Wife/Spouse Not Yet
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity Mexican
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Social Media Twitter
Children/Kids Not Yet
Education University of South Florida
Siblings No
Parents N/A

Evan Perez is a CNN's Senior Justice Correspondent based in the Washington D.C. Bureau. Leading the team that covers the Department of Justice, he chiefly covers the Russia investigation.

In other words, his job on CNN has been: reporting on legal, crime, and national security issues.

Evan Perez Wiki: Education

Evan Perez was born in Belize City, Belize and his family comes from Sarteneja in Corozal.

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Growing up, he went to an all-boys Catholic school.

For his further studies, he went for a degree in Journalism from the University of South Florida, Tampa.

A Brief Glance Over His Career

Evan Perez, before joining CNN, led the "Justice Coverage" at The Wall Street Journal as a reporter in the Washington bureau.

He joined the platform in 1998 and covered real estate from Florida before relocating to Atlanta in 2001. While in Atlanta, she reported on airlines, cruise lines, and home builders.

Then, in 2004, he was nominated for Pulitzer Prize with his team of Journal reporters, for the coverage of the Florida hurricane season, the same year. Further, he helped to break the news on the complaint that sparked the federal investigation of former CIA Director David Petraeus.

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Over the course of his career at The Wall Street, he contributed to the subsequent removal of an FBI agent and business beats on various real estate and Hurricane Katrina, amongst others.

CNN correspondent, Evan Perez wins the Merriman Smith Award with three other colleagues in April 2018 (Photo: U.S. Embassy Belize's Facebook)

Likewise, prior to The Wall Street Journal, Evan worked as a reporter for the Associated Press in Miami from 1995 to 1998.

More Facts On Evan Perez

  • He celebrates his birthday every year on 1st July.

  • He has been honored with an award from The White House Correspondents' Association. Evan, along with his CNN colleagues Jake Tapper, Carl Bernstein, and Jim Sciutto, won the Merriman Smith Award for their January 2017's coverage on "how the intelligence community believed Russia had compromising information on Donald Trump."

  • Evan was first to present the news on CNN when prosecutors filed criminal charges upon the U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, and the first charges against the leader of the attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.

  • He joined Twitter in November 2009 and since then garners 52.9K followers.

  • Evan embraces an American nationality.

  • On 5th February 2013, he tweeted about having married a Puerto Rican.


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