Jason Riley is an American journalist, pundit as well as an author who has been working for the Fox News Channel as a contributor and also a member of The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board. He has appeared in several Fox News programs including Journal Editorial Report.
Jason Riley was born to Lee Riley and Ola Riley on July 8, 1971, in Buffalo, New York. As of 2020, he is 49 years old. He is of American nationality while his ethnicity is mixed.
His father was a social worker at the Buffalo Psychiatric Center and his mother was a teacher’s aide in Public School 59 in Buffalo.
Talking about education, he joined the State University of New York for his bachelor’s degree in English.
The 49 years old, Jason Riley is married to Naomi Schaefer Riley. They tied the knot on May 22, 2004, in a very closed ceremony.
Naomi Schaefer is a syndicated columnist, journalist, blogger, and editor of The New York Post. Also, she served as a lecturer at universities.
The pair has shared three kids together. Currently, they reside in suburban New York City.
Jason Riley has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2020. The salary of journalists in the USA is around $44,477 per annum, so he also might be receiving his salary in the same range.
While talking about his career, soon after the completion of his graduation, he worked for USA Today and the Buffalo News. In 1994, he joined The Wall Street Journal as a copyreader. After six years of contribution, he was named a senior editorial writer in 2000. Later on, in 2005, he became a member of the editorial board.
He is also a commentator for Fox News and a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. He also appears on NBC, NPR, PBS, and ABC frequently. Apart from all this, he is also a writer of books: