Katie Benner Biography

Katie Benner is a well-known reporter and is a native of Maine. She used to cover the Justice Department for The New York Times. She was part of the team in the New York Times, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2018 for detailed reporting on workplace sexual harassment issues.

Early Life

Katie Benner was born in 1994, grew up in Vermont, and graduated in the English language from Bowdoin College in Maine. She received her graduate degree in 1999 and initially had “no idea” about her career plan. Wikipedia mentioned her as a personality with “zero ideas” about her career plans. However, she moved to Beijing, where she started teaching English.

While there, she started working as a freelancer for the  Beijing Review, a media outlet. Being there, she wrote everything starting, from monks to music. After getting hiked by one of her friend’s suggestions, she began collecting information on how the September 11 attack affected the American expatriates.

She pitched her story to the Portland Press Herald in Maine, where she already had some contacts. The Press accepted her story and launched her U.S. journalistic career. Katie got her first job as an associate producer and staff reporter at CNNMoney. It was the time long before she was living in the U.S.

During that time, she had no experience in hand with no intention of getting any job in journalism. However, she got the job in the finance department after telling her story to the skeptical job interviewer-

“I am broke, and I will work extremely hard….. I can learn……..”

She got a job as a reporter, and there at the firm, she worked from June 2004 to December 2005.

Katie Benner Career

Katie Benner (Reporter) has extensively developed her career in reporting only. Beginning with no idea and no backup for having any job, she worked for a year with CNN Money and later began with her unstoppable career line. She worked with The Times’ San Francisco Bureau, covering various news about Apple, venture capital, and startups.

She has also tried her hands at writing articles, and she wrote about sexual harassment in the tech industry and how the industry is maintaining to keep this thing a secret while maintaining the legal contracts. Previously to The Times, she worked with Bloomberg as the tech columnist.

She spent a decade working with Fortune, covering financial markets and other subjects related to funds, equity, etc. she has also worked with various personalities, as described in their profiles, such as Hank Paulson, Robert Shiller, and Reid Hoffman. She has also been described as the featured reporter for the coverage of the 2008 financial crisis and financial fraud investigations.

Katie Benner Biography

Real Name Katie Benner
Birth Date 1994
Age (as of 2023) 39 Years
Birth Place Vermont, United States
Profession Reporter
College Journalist
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 55 kg  –  in Pounds –  121 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Not Known
Children Not Known

Personal Life

Katie is currently staying in Washington, D.C., with her husband and other family members (which she never disclosed). She is known to be a trustee of Bowdoin College and describes herself as a knitter.

Social Media

Katie is available on Twitter with 82.3K followers. On Twitter, she describes herself as the Justice Department reporter at the New York Times, and in her bio, she has given a link- [email protected] for open tips for her work and other things. Her last tweet on Twitter was on December 13, where she got nearly 92 likes and 21 other tweets.

Katie Benner Net Worth

Katie Benner has been a journalist for 18 years, beginning in 2004. Starting with no experience and knowledge about the subject matter, she got the job while depicting her broken situations. She is getting a good amount as her salary from the various tasks that she handles. Although she has not described her net worth, we assume her net worth is around $3 million.


  • Katie Benner (Reporter) describes herself as “masterful at digging into troubled companies.”
  • She uses multiple applications to stay connected and updated in accordance with her news updates and other matters with her audiences.
  • She says that she does almost everything on her iPhone.
  • She has not even described her family, her parents, or the number of siblings she has.

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