Brian Patrick Stelter
September 3, 1985
Damascus, Maryland, U.S.
|Education||Towson University (BA)|
Brian Patrick Stelter (born September 3, 1985) is an American television anchor who is the chief media correspondent for CNN and host of the CNN program Reliable Sources. Stelter is a former media reporter for The New York Times and the editor of TVNewser.
Stelter was born on September 3, 1985, in Damascus, Maryland, the son of Donna and Mark Stelter. He attended Damascus High School, graduating in 2003, followed by Towson University where he served as editor-in-chief of The Towerlight from 2005 to 2007. While still a student, he created TVNewser, a blog about television and cable news which he later sold to Mediabistro and became a part of the Adweek blog network.
After graduating from college in May 2007, Stelter joined The New York Times as a media reporter in July of that year, aged 22.
In November 2013, he became the new host of CNN's Reliable Sources and also chief media correspondent.
Stelter dated CNBC anchor Nicole Lapin in 2011. He stated he had to inform his editor of the relationship, and he agreed not to cover CNBC while they were dating.
On February 22, 2014, he married Jamie Shupak. She is a traffic anchor for NY1. Stelter was raised Methodist, and is non-religious. The couple married in a Jewish ceremony, and plan to raise their children in Shupak's Jewish faith. On May 21, 2017, their daughter was born. They have a son who was born in August 2019. They live in the Lincoln Square neighborhood on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.