Jacob Ward Biography
Jacob Ward is a renowned American science and technology journalist currently working as a technology correspondent for NBC News, reporting on technology’s social implications. Between 2013 and 2018, Ward was a science and technology correspondent for Al Jazeera America and Al Jazeera English. He also served as the editor-in-chief of Popular Science.
He is a proud alumnus of Wesleyan University where he graduated from the Institution in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Later in 2018, Jacob was sponsored by the Berggruen Institute to become a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University.
Jacob started his journalism career as a reporter at The Industry Standard, on the then-emerging Internet Economy in 1997. He later joined Popular Science as deputy editor in 2006. In 2012, Ward rose to succeed the former editor-in-chief, Mark Jannot. Subsequently, he was named one of the “Most Intriguing People in Media” by MIN.
In 2009, Jacob hosted The Truth About Traffic on the Discovery Channel. At the same time, he was the correspondent for Neil DeGrasse Tyson on NOVA ScienceNow on PBS in 2010. In 2012, Ward hosted two shows for the NAGEO Channel: a one-hour special, American’s Money Vault, and a second one-hour special, Top Secret.
In 2013, Jacob left Popular Science to join Al Jazeera America, a cable news network launched that same year, as the channel’s science and technology correspondent. After the shutdown of the station, AL Jazeera retained him to work in the English service.
In December 2018, Jacob landed a new job at NBC News, starting as a technology correspondent, reporting for Nightly News, TODAY, and MSNBC as part of NBC’s Business and Technology Unit.
Jacob Ward Age
How old is Jacob Ward? Ward is 48 years old as of 2022. He was born in 1974. However, he has not disclosed his exact date of birth and place of birth. We promise to update you once the information is available.
Jacob Ward Wife
Ward has not yet disclosed his marital status. It is therefore not clear whether he is single, dating, engaged, or married. We are keeping tabs to keep you posted once the information surfaces.
Jacob Ward Family
Jacob was born and raised by his parents most probably in the United States of America. Though he has not come clear on the matter, he has roots in America. It is also not known whether he has any siblings.
Jacob Ward Height | Weight
Ward is a man of average body stature. However, he has not disclosed his height and weight. We promise to update you once his body measurements are available in the public domain.
Jacob Ward Net Worth
Ward has an estimated net worth of between $3 million – $5 million. His income is mainly from his successful career as a broadcast journalist.
Jacob Ward Salary
Ward receives an Average annual salary of between $44,570 – $110,500 from his successful career as a technology correspondent for NBC News.