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Jay Carney was born on the 22nd May 1965, in Washington, DC, USA and is a journalist. He was the 28th press secretary for the White House, and for distinguished reports on which Jay Carney was rewarded with the Gerald R. Ford prize. In the beginning of 2015, Amazon announced that Carney had been hired by the latter as Deputy General Manager. He has been working in the mass media industry since 1985.
How much is the net worth of Jay Carney? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the outright size of his wealth is as much as $750,000, as of the data given in early 2017. Reportedly, his salary is equal to $175,000; journalism is the major source of his modest fortune.
Jay Carney Net Worth $750,000
To begin with, the boy grew up in Northern Virginia. He was educated at the boarding school called The Lawrenceville School, then graduated from Yale University, with a Bachelor’s degree in Eastern European and Russian studies.
Concerning his professional career, Jay started as a reporter for a daily newspaper – The Miami Herald. In 1987, he joined Time magazine, and a couple of years later was promoted to the bureau chief based in Miami. Then, Carney was transferred to the Russian bureau in Moscow, and was responsible for covering the U.S.S.R collapse. Afterwards, the journalist reported on the presidency of Bill Clinton’s White House from Washington DC, and then wrote about President George W. Bush from 2001, and was one of a few journalists actually on board Air Force One when the 9/11 attack occurred. Eventually, Carney got back to Times magazine, and served as a deputy chief of the Washington bureau from 2003 to 2005, and then chief of the bureau from 2005 to 2008.
In 2008 Carney decided to leave the private sector, and has been working in governmental institutions up to 2015. In 2008 he was appointed to the position of director of communications for the vice president Joe Biden, then at the beginning of 2011 he was selected as the White House Press Secretary under the presidency of Barack Obama, replacing the former Press Secretary Robert Gibbs. In the middle of 2014, after the daily press conference, President Barack Obama announced the resignation of Jay Carney, to be replaced by his deputy, Josh Earnest. Jay Carney continued his career working as a senior political analyst for CNN from the middle of 2014 to the beginning of 2015, since when Jay has been serving as a Deputy General Manager for worldwide corporate affairs for the electronic commerce and cloud computing company called Amazon.
To conclude, all the above mentioned engagements have added significant sums to the total size of Jay Carney net worth.
Finally, in the personal life of Jay Carney, he has been married to a senior correspondent of ABC News, Claire Shipman since 2001; they have two children and the family resides in Washington DC.