Kelsey Snell

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Kelsey Snell is a well known American congressional reporter of NPR and covered Congress since 2010. Not to mention, she has good experience in budget, tax, and economic policy as she has covered reports of Congress budget.

Childhood and Education

The well-known congressional reporter, Kelsey Snell was born in Chicago, Illinois, The USA. Likewise, there is no information about her early life and family background until now. Moreover, she belongs to white ethnicity and holds an American nationality. 

Kelsey Snell

Furthermore, she attended Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill and graduated from there with a degree in journalism. Similarly, she is an undergraduate in political science from DePaul University in Chicago.

Career as a Reporter

Kelsey started her career as a reporter and writer by working in some outlets such as WAMU, Public Radio, Politics Daily, Seattle Post Intelligencer, etc, before her graduation. Then after, she interned a month at the National Public Radio (NPR) and got her first job as an assistance producer.

Kelsey Reporting Live on C-Span

After working there as a assistance producer for several months, she worked as an Economics and Budget Reporter for two years at The National Journal. Currently, she is covering Congress discussions on budget, taxes, and fiscal issues and became a congressional reporter of the NPR in October 2017. Throughout her career in NPR, she worked with fellow reporter, Rochelle Riley.

Married & Husband

As of 2019, the beautiful reporter, Kelsey Snell is a married woman. However, she has not revealed anything about her mysterious husband to the public. Not to mention, she is a very secretive kind of person when matters come to the topic of her love life or personal life. 

In June 2018, Kelsey retweeted on a post made by Jackie Kucinich where she mentioned about her husband. She wrote,

It is sad that I'm having dinner and my husband is asking me when my most recent death threat was and I said the I'm not sure but I can remember my more recent rape threat.

Snell's second tweet mentioning her mysterious husband Source: Twitter

Moreover, on 17 July 2018, she tweeted mentioning her husband on the topic of MLB. 

Kelsey Tweet mentioning her husband Source: Twitter

Twitter Account

The only social media that she is active in is Twitter. Likewise, her Twitter username goes like this, @Kelsey_Snell and she has over 21.7K followers with 5,018 likes.

Normally, she tweets about her profession and shares pictures of her working on her Twitter account.

Net Worth & Salary

Being such a well known congressional reporter, she must have earned a hefty sum of money from her profession. As of now, she has worked with different companies such as WAMU, Public Radio, Politics Daily, Seattle Post Intelligencer, etc, in different posts.

However, she bagged a majority of her money as a congressional reporter for NPR. For now, Kelsey's net worth is around $500K which is little more than the award-winning journalist, Melanie Lawson. Moreover, her net worth is going to rise in the coming days as she is still going on with her profession.

As per some sources, the average salary of a NPR Reporter is between $41.5K to $81.9K. Probably, she might be earning over $70,000 per year as a experienced and well-known reporter. 

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