A well-known name in the American media world “Erik Wemple” is best known for his work as a media critic at the ‘The Washington Post’. This eminent media personality was born on 18th August 1964 in the United States of America.

Wemple grew up in Schenectady, New York. Likewise, he completed his college education at Hamilton College based in Clinton, New York. In 1987, he moved on to Washington D.C. to complete his graduation. Erik joined Georgetown University for his University education.

Initially, he wrote the paper’s political column called ‘Loose Lips’ from 1999 to 2000. After that, he started working as a Washington correspondent for Inside.com and CableWorld magazine.

Net Worth and Career of Erik Wemple!

In his media career, Erik Wemple certainly achieved recognition all over the media world. What’s more, Wemple gained an estimated net worth of $2 million from his job. However, Wemple’s exact net worth value remains elusive.

The picture of Erik Wemple at his work
The picture of Erik Wemple at his work. Source: NPR

Erik began working as an editor of the ‘Washington City Paper’ after serving as a Washington correspondent. In 2006, he was appointed as an Editor-in-Chief at The Village Voice. However, after a month, he announced that he would not be working with The Village Voice.

In the year 2010, he informed the Washington City Paper staff that he would hold the position of the new editor of TBD.com. Erik has frequently been gaining the attention of all through his Washington Post Blog. In his blog, he often broke the news about libel suit against his fellow journalist, Betsy Rothstein.

Erik also wrote several other posts about the local Washington publicist Wendy Gordon’. He alleged that she was promiscuous and drunk. Wemple mainly focused on being an editor of alternatively weekly newspaper Washington City Paper.