Katelyn Polantz Biography
Katelyn Polantz is the justice correspondent for CNN, serving as a senior reporter for crime and justice, with a focus on court actions based in Washington, DC.
Katelyn Polantz Age
Katelyn is 36 years old, she was born in 1987 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. She celebrates her birthday on March 13.
Katelyn Polantz Height
Katelyn stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches tall.
Katelyn Polantz Education
Polantz graduated from he University of Pittsburgh in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Communication.
Katelyn Polantz Parents
Katelyn is the daughter of Joan Gorczycki Polantz and Joseph L. Polantz of Johnstown, Pa. Her father is a former vice president for sales and marketing, in Johnstown, at Compumedics, an Australian company that makes sleep and brain diagnostic and research equipment. Her mother is a retired medical technologist in an oncology and hematology office at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Johnstown.
Katelyn Polantz Husband
Katelyn married her husband Jared Soares on November 3, 2018. Jared is a documentary and portrait photographer in Washington. His work has been published in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone magazine among others. The couple met in 2009 while they were both working for The Roanoke Times, a newspaper in Roanoke, Va.
He is also the author of “Days Before/Days After” (Zatara Press, 2018), and his work is also in the collections of the Portland Art Museum, the Nelson Atkins Museum in Kansas City, Mo., the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Katelyn Polantz CNN
Katelyn is a CNN reporter covering Justice and crime, with a focus on court actions since October 2017. Prior to joining CNN, she was a data editor and staff reporter for American Lawyer Magazine. She wrote extensively about lobbying, white collar and regulatory legal practices and oversaw data-centric special reports for the National Law Journal and ALM.
Prior to that, she served as a reporter and producer for the PBS NewsHour. She contributed to coverage of the 2012 presidential election cycle and of two landmark Supreme Court terms.
She began her career in journalism at the Roanoke Times in Virginia where she served as a reporter. During an interview, she said the paper sent her everywhere to cover stories- from government meetings deep in the national forest, to farms all across the valley. She added that her favorite story to this day was one she wrote about the region’s meat-goat farmers after the recession.”
Is Katelyn Polantz a Lawyer
Katelyn is not a lawyer but has written about law firm business and economics, lobbying and the federal government for the National Law Journal and American Lawyer Magazine.
Katelyn Polantz Salary
Katelyn earns an annual base salary of $79,456.
Katelyn Polantz Net worth
She has an estimated net worth of $1 million.