Jon Wiener Biography
Jon Wiener is an eminent American journalist and author working at KPFK based in n Los Angeles, California. Wiener is the co-author of a Los Angeles Times bestseller co-authored by Mike Davis and Set the Night on Fire: L.A. in the Sixties.
Wiener also played a crucial role in efforts to expose the surveillance and the behind-the-scenes battle between the former Beatle and the government.
In addition to his career, Jon serves at the University of California, Irvine as a professor emeritus of United States history and host of The Nation’s weekly podcast, Start Making Sense.
He also serves for The Nation as a contributing editor to the progressive political weekly magazine and in Los Angeles as a host of a weekly radio program.
Jon Wiener Age
Jon Wiener was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States, on May 16, 1944. He is 78 years old.
Jon Wiener Height
Wiener stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 8 inches (Approx. 1.75 m).
Jon Wiener Education
He attended and graduated from Central High School and later joined the University of Princeton where he founded a chapter of the Students for a Democratic Society to protest the Vietnam War. Later, Wiener earned a bachelor’s degree and a Ph.D. from Harvard, where he served with Michael Walzer and Barrington Moore, Jr.
Jon Wiener Family
Jon was born and raised by his parents Gladys and Dr. Daniel Wiener in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Wiener belongs to the white ethnicity and holds an American nationality.
Jon Wiener Wife
Jon is married to his lovely and caring wife Judy Fiskin. Judy serves as an American artist serving in photography and video and at the California Institute of the Arts is a member of the art school faculty.
Jon Wiener Salary
Jon’s average salary is $93,564 per year. This is according to KPFK hosts’ salaries.
Jon Wiener Net Worth
Wiener has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
Jon Wiener Career
Jon serves for Los Angeles radio station KPFK 90.7 FM as a host of a weekly radio program. On the program, Wiener has had guests such as Gore Vidal, Jane Mayer, Gail Collins, Barbara Ehrenreich, Seymour Hersh, Henry Louis Gates, Frank Rich, and Stacey Abrams among others.
In addition to his career, He is the author of several books. His other books include Conspiracy in the Streets: The Extraordinary Trial of the Chicago Seven (2006), How We Forgot the Cold War: A Historical Journey across America (2012), Gimme Some Truth: The John Lennon FBI Files Berkeley (2000), and Come Together: John Lennon in his Time New York (1984).
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