‘It Was Surreal’: Meet the Teenage Reporter President Trump Praised During His Press Conference


If you were watching President Trump‘s doozy of a press conference on Thursday, you might have caught that moment towards the end where he complimented a reporter for asking a “nice question” about Melania Trump. That reporter was Kyle Mazza, and quite frankly, he’s amazed he was even able to ask the president a question.

Mazza is a 19 year old reporter from Fair Lawn, N.J., who started Universal News Forever Network (UNF) when he was only 8. In a profile about himself with PIX11, Mazza said that he built his website by listening to police scanners, covering local news, and collecting press credentials and press plates however he could throughout the years.

“It was surreal,” Mazza said when talking about his question to Trump. “It was a very interesting moment. I didn’t think he was going to call in me. I kept saying ‘Mr. President,’ but then I just came out with the question.”

News viewers might expect to see more of Mazza this week, because he’ll be in the Briefing Room to try and ask some questions to Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

Watch above, via PIX11.

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