Skip to content
Home » Entertainment » Who Is The Washington Examiner Reporter Salena Zito? Wikipedia Details, Husband, Parents, Net Worth, & Salary

Who Is The Washington Examiner Reporter Salena Zito? Wikipedia Details, Husband, Parents, Net Worth, & Salary

Salena Zito Wikipedia

Salena Zito rose in a very short period in the field of journalism. Her quick rise to fame led her into multiple controversies about plagiarism in her writing. She is active on social media handles and has an Instagram account with 3,341 followers. She regularly posts images on her Instagram account.

Who Is Salena Zito? Wikipedia Details

Salena Zito is an American national political reporter and a columnist. She celebrates her birthday on 29 September every year. She was born in 1959 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. 

Sixty-two years old reporter went to Perry Traditional Academy and graduated from there. Afterward, she went to the University of Pittsburgh and graduated eventually.

Even at the age of 62, Salena looks so fit at her height of 5 feet and 5 inches.

Who Are Salena Zito’s Parents?

Salena Zito’s father is an Italian, and her mother is a Lutheran. They met in their teenage at Perry High School. Her parents have been together for almost 65 years.

Moreover, Salena grew up in Pittsburgh along with her other three siblings. She has two sisters, Annette Simmons and Heather Zito-Samuel, and a brother, Nicholas Simmons.

Is Salena Zito Married?

Salena Zito has been married to her husband, Michael, for around four decades. She has kept her married life as low as possible. However, she has been posting about her two children.

Salena and her husband are parents to a 32 years old son and a daughter, Shannon Venditti. Her daughter is married to Mike Venditti.

Other than that, Salena is a grandmother of three grandchildren from her daughter’s side.


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Salena Zito (@salenazito)

She regularly posts images with her family and spends time with them in the regular family fest.

What Does Salena Zito Do?

Salena Zito is a Reporter for the Washington Examiner, New York Post, and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. She joined the Washington Examiner in 2016 as a Pittsburgh-based columnist and reporter. Prior to that, Salena spent the last 11 years at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review as both a reporter and a columnist covering national politics.

Before that, she worked for the Pittsburgh Steelers and held staff positions for both Democratic and Republican elected officials in Pennsylvania.

She rose to fame during the presidentship of Trump. These, all big opportunities, came to her after the election of 2016.

Other than a reporter, Salena is an author of The Great Revolt.

How Much Is Salena Zito’s Net Worth?

As a journalist for years, Salena Zito has an estimated net worth of $400,000. As a salary, she makes an average salary of $70,400 per year from the NY Post and an average salary of $42,861 per year from The Washington Examiner.