Wolf Isaac Blitzer (born March 22, 1948) is an American journalist and television news anchor who has been a CNN reporter since 1990. Blitzer is currently the host of The Situation Room and was the host of the Sunday talk show Late Edition until it was discontinued on January 11, 2009. Blitzer previously hosted Wolf Blitzer Reports, which was replaced by The Situation Room. Blitzer was born in Augsburg, Germany, the son of Cesia, a homemaker, and David Blitzer, a home builder. His parents were Jewish refugees from Poland. He was raised in Buffalo, New York. Blitzer graduated from Kenmore West Senior High School and received a Bachelor of Arts in history from the University at Buffalo in 1970. While there, he was a brother of Alpha Epsilon Pi.
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