Felicia Sonmez (Reporter) Bio, Age, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, The Washington Post

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Felicia Sonmez Biography

Felicia Sonmez is an American National reporter on The Washington Post’s breaking political news team. Sonmez covers breaking news from the White House, Congress, and the campaign trail.

Previously, she was working in Beijing for more than four years, first as a correspondent for Agence France-Presse and later as the editor of The Wall Street Journal’s China Real Time Report. Sonmez also spent a year in advanced Chinese language study as a Blakemore Freeman Fellow at Tsinghua University.

Sonmez reported on national politics for The Washington Post from 2010 to 2013, starting as a writer for The Fix and going on to cover Congress, the 2012 presidential campaign and the early days of President Barack Obama’s second term. Sonmez started her career teaching English in Beijing and has also covered U.S. politics for the Asahi Shimbun and National Journal’s The Hotline. She is fluent in Foreign languages like Chinese, Japanese and Spanish.

Felicia Sonmez Education

Sonmez went to Harvard University, B.A. in Government, 2005.

Felicia Sonmez Husband

Sonmez has not shared any information about his love life and its therefore not known whether she is married or not. This information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Felicia Sonmez Salary

Working for The Washington Post there is no doubt Sonmez is getting nice pay. However, she has kept financial details for herself making it difficult to know how much salary she receives annually.

Felicia Sonmez Net Worth

Her net worth is still under review.

Felicia Sonmez Suspended

Felicia Sonmez was suspended by The Washington Post in January 2020 after she tweeted about rape allegations against Kobe Bryant hours after the former basketball player’s death in a plane crash that also claimed the lives of nine people.

In 2003, Bryant was accused of rape by a 19-year-old employee at a Colorado hotel. The case was dropped and Bryant later admitted to cheating on his wife, Vanessa Bryant.

The tweets from Felicia Sonmez “displayed poor judgment that undermined the work of her colleagues,” the Washington Post said in a statement to Fox News.