Know about Jeremy Diamond, Ali Vitali Partner and CNN Reporter

By | March 22, 2024

Jeremy Diamond is a well-known White House correspondent for CNN. Before joining the media company, he wrote an award-winning national story revealing the misreporting of George Washington University's financial aid policy by university officials. He was born in Canada but has citizenship in Canada and America. Currently, he covers the Biden administration.

Early Life

Jerry Diamond was born on January 15, 1990, in Toronto, Canada. He attended the French-American School of New York (FASNY) from age 3 to his graduation in 2011. In grade 8th, he started working as an editor at The Messenger, a student newspaper.

After FASNY, he pursued a B.A. in international affairs from George Washington University and graduated with distinction. During his University years, he worked as the news editor at The GW Hatchet and was bestowed with the Pinnacle Award and the Institute on Political Journalism's Collegiate Journalism Award from the College Media Association.

Jeremy Diamond, a CNN Correspondent for the White House

Jeremy Diamond, a CNN Correspondent for the White House

Career

After completing his schooling, Jeremy worked as an intern at CNN. He joined CNN Politics as a reporter in September 2014. His role as the news editor of GW Hatchet, the independent student newspaper of George Washington University, gave him extensive experience in the field.

His career took a high when he covered the 2020 election campaign and the presidency of Donald Trump. He reported on Trump's rise and traveled with him as an embedded reporter from the campaign's inception in 2015 through Election Day. He also broke stories on the President's North Korea Policy, his tumultuous West Wing, and his management of the coronavirus pandemic.

During Biden's administration, Jeremy reported on Kamala Harris's handling of immigration issues, traveling across the country. His name is included in the 2022 Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

Jeremy has fluency in French, with conversational skills in Spanish and Hebrew. He believes journalists must have an innate curiosity about the world around them and what's happening beneath the scenes. With an annual base salary of $100,000, he has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Family Life

Jeremy Diamond prefers to keep his personal life private. Not much is known about his parents and family, but he is known to be in a relationship with Ali Vitali for the past seven years. Ali Vitali is a political reporter for NBC. The two met at a Trump rally in Iowa and are living together in Washington, D.C.

Jeremy Diamond with partner Ali Vitali

Jeremy Diamond with partner Ali Vitali

Religious Beliefs

Jeremy Diamond's religion is not known. However, he has always stood up for the Jewish community. He has actively opposed anti-Semitism, even tackling social media abuse. He was the victim of such abuse when he reported on President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in 2016. He faced abuse again in 2021 when he covered a meeting between President Trump and Jewish leaders.

Clash with Donald Trump

In April 2020, Jeremy Diamond suggested that Trump's decision to deliver his speech at Gettysburg was based on his apparent admiration for the Confederacy. He criticized the President's self-congratulation ceremony at a time when 40,000 Americans had lost their lives and 22 million were unemployed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Jeremy Diamond Clash with Donald Trump

Jeremy Diamond Clash with Donald Trump

Many mocked Diamond for his questionable logic. Trump, too, defended his actions, highlighting that he was supporting the efforts of the medical and healthcare community. Jeremy's response further escalated the matter, with Trump flagging CNN as "fake news."

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