Jeff Kepnes Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Mar, 2017
Facts of Jeff Kepnes
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Jeff Kepnes
Birth Name Jeffrey Scott Kepnes
Nick Name Jeff Kepnes
Father Joel Kepnes
Mother Judy Kepnes
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Canton
Ethnicity White
Profession Television producer
Working For MSNBC,CNN
Net Worth N/A
Salary N/A
Married Yes
Married to Liz Claman ( 1999)
Education Boston University
Awards Emmy award
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Jeff Kepnes is a Television producer associated with the MSNBC as the line producer for the show titled 'The News with Brian Williams'. He was the Special Executive Producer at CNN and then he moved to the MSNBC Special Events as the Senior Executive Producer.

Early Life and Education

Jeff Kepnes was born as Jeffrey Scott Kepnes to his parents Judy and Joel Kepnes. His family lives in Canton, Massachusetts in the United States of America. He is an American by nationality.

His mother works at Blue Hills Regional School as a substitute teacher while his father co-owns the Bay State Auto Spring and Manufacturing Company in which he is also the vice president. Jeff Kepnes got his Graduation degree from the Boston University.


Jeff Kepnes worked at CNN from the year 2003 as the senior producer at Paula Zahn Now. After that, he was moved to EP Specials at CNN in 2012. Jeff Kepnes worked at CNN for a long duration of 15 years.

Earlier, Jeff collected the experience of working with reputed Television channel like the Fox News. Before that, he also worked at MSNBC as the senior producer of Equal Time with Paul Begala and Oliver North.

Later, Jeff Kepnes quit his job at CNN again for MSNBC. This is not the first time that a producer has left CNN to join MSNBC. Before him, Jonathan Wald had left CNN to join MSNBC.

Jeff Kepnes handles responsibility as the SVP Programming and Development at MSNBC. Both Jeff Kepnes and Jonathan Wald work under MSNBC chief Phil Griffin. The responsibility of Jeff at MSNBC is to create audience demand for special programming.

Personal Life

As regards to the personal life of Jeff Kepnes, it is known that he is a married man. He is married to Liz Claman who is a beautiful television show host for the Fox News Channel. Jeff's wife Liz Claman has hosted shows like the Fox Business, Countdown to the Closing Bell and After the Bell.

Both Jeff Kepnes and Liz Claman are from the same industry so they got into a relationship easily.

After being in a relationship for some years, the couple decided to change their love affair into a marriage relationship. They got married in 1999 and they are living together in a beautiful relation since then. They have two children.

Net Worth

Jeff Kepnes is doing quite well working in the field of Television media. He already has experience of working at big media company as the CNN. Similarly, he is working at MSNBC now for a good salary. However, exact details regarding the salary or net worth of Jeff Kepnes is not revealed yet.


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