Crime and Justice reporter Shimon Prokupecz works for the CNN Network. He is best known for his reports on national breaking news stories and has become a reliable face during some of the country’s worst cases.
Shimon Prokupecz Bio: Age, Early Life, Education
Shimon Prokupecz was born the 4th of February 1978 in Brooklyn. He was born into a single parent family with just his Mother for support. He attended Hunter’s university (which is famous for some of it’s alumni like Vin Diesel the American actor) in New York where he gained his degree in Journalism.
Shimon Prokupecz Career Details
Before working in the media Shimon was a paralegal for New York’s district attorney office where he would have dealt with numerous tasks on behalf of the lawyers working there and the district attorney.
Shimon has had an extensive career as a journalist, and it all began as a producer for NBC news network who were covering the greater New York area. Then he made the leap to CNN and from 2013 until 2017 he was the Crime and Justice producer for the network where he initiated, coordinated, supervised and managed the creation and production of the network’s crime and justice news shows. After working behind the scenes for 4 years, Shimon decided to change his role and became the News reporter on air for the network and has been in that role for 3 years.
Shimon has been recognised for his reports covering the Missouri shooting of Michael Brown in 2014 where a young unarmed African American man was shot by a white police officer in after he attacked the young man in his vehicle. As well as reporting on the investigation of Russia’s involvement in 2016 elections that seen Donald Trump business mogul hailed as The President of the US. He did receive disapproval from the US citizens after the Manhattan terrorist attacks in 2017 where 8 New York civilians were killed. He declined to give the information of the attacker stating the police had the description of the terrorist and the public did not need it. He was asked about the incident and refused to comment on it. The attacker was caught without the description of him, so it clearly was not a necessity that Shimon needed to divulge.
He has featured on news reports such as;
- CNN newsroom
- Anderson Cooper 360*
- CNN Right Now with Brianna Keilar
- At this hour
- The Lead with Jake Tapper
- The Situation Room
- Reliable Sources
- On the Story with Erica Hill
- Erin Brunnet- Out front
- New Day
- Jake Tapper’s State of the Union
- Inside politics
- State of America with Kate Bolduan
Is Shimon Prokupecz Gay Or Secretly Married To Wife?
Several sites have reported that Shimon is gay due to several of his friends being gay as well as the support he has shown to the LBGTQ community. However, there is zero factual evidence to prove that the 42-year-old is gay or not.
It was alleged that he was in a relationship with a woman who frequently appeared on his Instagram. However, the woman in question is now married and has three children. There is no other evidence that Shimon has an significant other.
He is currently supporting New York through the pandemic COVID-19. The pandemic has caused many issues for the city due to the high concentration of people in a small area, this sees the virus spread quickly among the residents.
Shimon is active on the social media front and has recently posted about his mother becoming ill. In the picture Shimon and his mother are close with a quotation emphasising that they will get through any thing as long as they are together. This really shows the bond that the mother and son share is extraordinarily strong.
Shimon Prokupecz Salary And Net worth
Shimon has become a trusted and reliable face on the crime and justice news front, and it is of no surprise that he is worth an estimated $2 million.