Profession: Television news host, media personality, and Tech correspondent.
Spouse: Caroline Lesley
Who is Jon Erlichman? Jon Erlichman Wiki-Bio
Jon Erlichman is a Canadian-American newscaster, reporter, and journalist who works for BBN Bloomberg and CTV. In the space of his career, he has interviewed a lot of prominent people and covered lots of major news in the finance sector and digital media industry. Erlichman has conducted interviews with a wide range of individuals, from entrepreneurs and politicians to celebrities, such as Mark Zuckerberg, Kobe Bryant, and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. He was also the first to break the details of the initial meeting between President Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House.
Jon Erlichman Early Life and Education
Jon Erlichman’s journey into the world of media began with a thirst for knowledge and an innate curiosity about the events shaping our world. He nurtured this curiosity by pursuing a degree in history and political science at the University of Western Ontario. This academic foundation equipped him with the critical thinking skills and historical context that would later become invaluable in his journalism career. Erlichman studied economics at the Huron College at the University of Ontario Canada.
Jon Erlichman’s Family
Erlichman resides in Toronto with his wife, Caroline Lesley, who is an actor and entrepreneur, along with their two daughters.
Jon Erlichman’s Career
Jon Erlichman is a BNN Bloomberg morning show host and senior TV anchor, as well as CTV national news. Aside from featuring on TV, he is also a correspondent for BNN radio shows. He has functioned consistently in this position for over ten years, rejoining the team again only very recently in 2016. And upon his return, not once has Erlichman pit his proficiency and adept reporting skills in doubt.
In 2008, he was a financial markets news reporter working for the US network. Similarly, he has served as a correspondent working with Los Angeles-based ABC News. He reports live for any new Apple product launch and Digital media update.
Jon is more popularly known for his reporting on Bloomberg where he was one of the pioneer newscaster. He joined the channel in 1999, at the time when it was still ROBTV. He anchors their morning show, The Open which airs only on weekdays.
Likewise, he is the host of Bloomberg’s celebrity entrepreneur show “Sidelines” and also features on their radio channel, Bloomberg Radio. Some of his prominent works at Bloomberg include the Bernie Madoff fraud case, following up the crashing New York stock exchange market, and General Motors bankruptcy stories. Additionally, he covered the story involving Mark Cuban and his alleged plan to sell landmark cinemas. He also broke the news of Lion’s Gate’s attempt to reduce Carl Icahn’s stake in the company.
In November 2011, Jon switched up his roles and started reporting for the Bloomberg Technology show daily. The show focused on key industry names in the technology world and as part of his functions working in the role, he interviews a handful of media technocrats. Some of these include Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, John Donahue, Barry Diller, the CEO of Yelp, Jeremy Stoppelman, co-founder of Pixar, Ed Catmull, and Daniel El to name but a few.
Consequently, some of the stories he broke included Zynga’s planned recovery, the departure of Siri’s co-founder from Apple, and Twitter’s goal to hit the one million dollar mark in internal revenue generation. He is currently focused on breaking news covering economic, and technological advancement, breakthroughs, and setbacks in Silicon Valley as well as focusing on Digital media.
Jon Erlichman’sNet Worth & Salary
Jon’s exact net worth is not known currently but the average salary of a Canadian news anchor is about 63,000 US dollars. He’s likely to amount to about triple this amount owing to his active years of work.
Awards & Accomplishments
Back in 2013, Business Insider featured him on their list of “The 100 Tech People You Must Follow on Twitter. In 2015, AdWeek recognized him as one of the emerging live-streaming stars that every brand should be aware of. His venture, Parachute TV, clinched the startup competition at Digital Entertainment World in 2015.