Jenna Wortham Biography

Jenna Wortham is a journalist from the United States. She contributes to The New York Times Magazine as a culture writer. Still, Processing, a New York Times podcast, is co-hosted by her.

How old is Jenna Wortham? – Age

She was born in the United States in the year 1982 in Alexandria, Virginia. As of 2021, the American journalist is 39 years old.

Where did Jenna Wortham go to school? – Education

At the University of Virginia, the American journalist studied medical anthropology. She received her diploma in 2004.

Jenna Wortham – Family

The American journalist was born in Alexandria, Virginia, and grew up there. She was raised by both of her parents, although little is known about her personal life in public. She likes her life in private just as much as she does in public.

Wortham’s husband

She is not in a relationship. We don’t know anything about her prior relationships or previous engagements. She has no children, according to the records.

Jenna Wortham The New York Times Writer
Jenna Wortham The New York Times Writer

What is Wortham Salary?

She earns an estimated salary of $400,000 a year.

Wortham Net Worth

Her net worth is unknown.

Jenna Wortham Career

After graduation, the American writer traveled to San Francisco, where she interned at San Francisco magazine and Girlfriend magazine, as well as writing for SFist, before finally joining Wired as a technology and culture correspondent. She started as a technology and business correspondent for The New York Times in 2008, then moved to The Times Magazine in 2014.

Wortham’s work has also featured in magazines such as Matter, The Awl, Bust, The Hairpin, Vogue, The Morning News, and The Fader.

Never Can Say Goodbye: Writers on Their Unshakable Love for New York (2014) and An Experience Definitely Worth Allegedly Having: Travel Stories from The Hairpin (2015) both include Wortham’s writing (2013). She curated a collection called Black Futures with Kimberly Drew, which will be published by Chris Jackson’s One World imprint at Random House in December 2020.

Work of Body, an essay collection by the American journalist, is about her “formative experiences as a queer Black person, set against the backdrop of technology and the wider history of Black bodies in America.” Penguin Press will publish The Work of the Body.

She attended the first Jack Jones Literary Arts retreat in 2017 as the Zora Neale Hurston Fellow. In 2018, she received a MacDowell Fellowship from the MacDowell Colony. She and Morris were appointed Kelly Writers House Fellows in 2020.

Wesley Morris, a journalist and New York Times colleague, founded still processing, a cultural podcast produced by the Times and podcasting company Pineapple street media, in September 2016. The program opened to great reviews and made “best of” lists at The Atlantic, The Huffington Post, and IndieWire at the end of the year. The podcast was nominated for a Magazine Award by the American Society of Magazine Editors in 2020.


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