Frederik Pleitgen Biography
Frederik Pleitgen is a German journalist and correspondent for CNN International. He worked for German television broadcasters ZDF and RTL as well as German news channel N-tv before joining CNN in 2006.
Frederik Pleitgen Age
He was born in 1976 in Cologne, Germany.
Frederik Pleitgen Height
There is no information on his height.
Frederik Pleitgen Education
He studied North American Studies at the University of Bonn and at Free University Berlin. He also spent one year studying at the School of Journalism at New York University in New York.
Frederik Pleitgen Parents
His mother is Gerda Lichtenberg and his father is Fritz Pleitgen. Fritz was a German journalist and former director of West German Broadcasting Corporation.
Frederik Pleitgen Wife
He is not married and currently single.
Frederik Pleitgen Kids
He does not have children.
Frederik Pleitgen CNN
He is a Senior International Correspondent based in CNN’s London bureau. Between 2006 and 2014, he was CNN’s Berlin correspondent, delivering insight into the political, economic and cultural influences of this key European power.
He also regularly anchors CNN International’s flagship Amanpour show, standing in for Christiane Amanpour and interviewing various world leaders and other international newsmakers.
Prior to joining CNN, he worked in the political unit at German public service broadcaster ZDF, and had previously worked at private news broadcaster N-TV as a reporter and executive producer. He also has spent time working for RTL and TV Berlin.
Frederik Pleitgen Iran
He reported on December 15, 2020 Iran’s Presidential Election from Tehran where incumbent Hassan Rouhani led, with a big lead over his conservative rival, Ebrahim Raisi.
Frederik Pleitgen Salary
His exact salary is not disclosed by any genuine source.
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