Jonathan Lemire Biography
Jonathan Lemire is an American journalist and political reporter. He is currently the host of ‘Way too Early,’ a morning show aired on MSNBC. Furthermore, he serves as the White House bureau director for politics.
He was previously working at New York Daily News for over a decade as a reporter before joining The Associated Press.
Jonathan Lemire Age
Lemire was born on November 28, 1979, in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the United States.
Jonathan Lemire Height
Lemire stands at the height of 5 feet and 10 inches tall.
Jonathan Lemire Education
Lemire attended Central Catholic High School in Lawrence, Massachusetts, for his high school education. He later enrolled at Columbia University, where he pursued a bachelor’s degree in history.
Jonathan Lemire Parents
Lemire is the son of Robert Lemire and Susan Lemire. He was born and grew up in Lowell, Massachusetts. His mother, Susan, was the coordinator of Advising services at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell. His father served as a history teacher at Chelmsford High school in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. He grew up with no siblings and was an only child.
Jonathan Lemire Wife
Lemire is married to Carrie Melago. Carrie and Jonathan met in their line of duty while they were both reporters for New York Daily News in New York. Melago serves as the managing editor of Chalkbeat, a local news station. The couple tied the knot on September 27, 2008. The wedding event was held in Brooklyn at the Oratory Church of St. Boniface, merging his Roman Catholic religion. Rev. Joel Warden, a roman catholic priest, officiated the wedding ceremony.
Jonathan Lemire Sons
Lemire and his wife Melago are proud parents of two sons. They welcomed their firstborn son after four years of marriage in 2012.
Jonathan Lemire MCNBC
Lemire began his career at Columbia, where he wrote for the student newspaper, Columbia Daily Spectator. He later became an intern at the New York Daily News in 2001. The management told him he would never be hired, but he could remain an intern for another few months. A week later, the September 11 attacks occurred. He remained an intern and eventually brought on staff. Jonathan served there for more than a decade.
The Associated Press hired him In 2013, where he covered New York City politics. His major reports were on former presidents Donald Trump and Joe Biden administrations. He got recognition in the media for his news conference interrogation questions to Donald about Russia’s Vladimir Putin at their July 2018 Helsinki summit. Lemire has also served as a longtime political analyst for MSNBC and NBC News.
MSNBC employed Lemire as the new host of its early morning news show Way Too Early in October 2021. He took over full-time reporting duties from Kasie Hunt. He was also named White House bureau chief of Politico and commenced his duties in November 2021.
Jonathan Lemire Haircut
Lemire maintains his trademark hair length as short blonde hair. However, he grew some inches during the pandemic season without cutting it off due to distancing and social places. However, he cut it off on June 24, 2020, posting it on his handles.
Jonathan Lemire’s Book
He is the author of the book, “THE BIG LIE: Election Chaos, Political Opportunism, and the State of American Politics after 2020,” which was published by Flatiron Books in 2022.
Jonathan Lemire’s Salary
Lemire earns an estimated annual salary of USD 105,836.
Jonathan Lemire’s Networth
His net worth is approximately USD 1,027,355.
Jonathan Lemire’s Social Media
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Twitter: Jonathan Lemire @JonLemire