Jason Riley Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Jul, 2020
Facts of Jason Riley
Date of Birth: 1971 , July-8
Age: 49 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Jason Riley
Birth Name Jason L. Riley
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Buffalo, New York
Ethnicity Black
Profession Journalist
Working For Wall Street Journal, Manhattan Institute, FOX News
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Married Yes
Married to Naomi Schaefer Riley
Children 3
Education State University of New York at Buffalo
Online Presence Twitter
TV Show Journal Editorial Report
Books Let Them In: The Case for Open Borders, Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed, False Black Power?
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Jason L. Riley is an American journalist, political pundit, and author. He is a member of The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board and currently works as a FOX News contributor. 

How Old is Jason Riley? Where was He Educated? 

Jason L. Riley was born on July 8, 1971. He is 49 years old as of July 2020. Born and raised in Buffalo, New York, Riley attended the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he earned his Bachelor in Arts degree in English.          

Career

Jason Riley began his career as a journalist for news publications like Buffalo News and USA Today. He became a copyreader for The Wall Street Journal in 1994 and contributed to its national news desk in New York.  

Jason Riley on FOX News SOURCE: YouTube

In April 1996, Riley was named to the newly-commissioned post of the editorial interactive editor. Nearly a decade later, he joined the editorial board of The Wall Street Journal in 2005.   

Additionally, Riley is a senior fellow at the New York-based conservative non-profit think tank, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. 

 Jason Riley currently works as a FOX News Channel contributor. Among his other contributions, Riley makes frequent appearances in the weekly interview and panel discussion show, Journal Editorial Report, hosted by Wall Street Journal editorial page editor Paul Gigot.  

Riley is also a contributor to the Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-SPAN), which televises matters relating to the United States federal government and other public affairs programming.     

Jason Riley and his second book, Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed SOURCE: YouTube

Jason Riley has also been a prolific author and to date, has authored three non-fiction books, namely: Let Them In: The Case for Open Borders, released in 2008;  Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed, released in 2014; and False Black Power? released in 2017

Is Jason Riley Married? Does He Have Children?

Jason Riley has been married since 2004 to Naomi Schaefer Riley. Naomi is herself a journalist, syndicated columnist, lecturer, non-fiction writer, and editor, who works as a blogger for The New York Post, among other publications.   

The couple has three children together. Riley is listed as residing in New York with his family. 

What is Jason Riley's Net Worth in 2020? 

Jason Riley is estimated to possess a net worth of around $500 thousand. His wealth can be attributed to his journalism career. He has been a journalist for publications like Buffalo News and USA Today. He has also been a member of The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board since 2005. Riley is also a FOX News contributor and has appeared on shows like Journal Editorial Report and a litany of other shows on the network. He is also a contributor to C-SPAN.

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