Brianna Keilar Biography and Wiki
Brianna Keilar is an acclaimed Australian born American journalist who works as a senior Political Corresp0ndent and Anchor for CNN based in Washington D.C. Prior to joining CNN, she used to work as a White House Correspondent Congressional correspondent and general assignment correspondent for CNN in Washington.
Before that, she had a job as a national reporter for CNN Newsource in Washington. Moreover, she has also served as a host of CNN Right Now With Brianna Keilar which was lounched on November 12, 2018.
Brianna Keilar Age and Birthday: How Old is Brianna Keilar?
Keilar is 40 years old as of 2020, she celebrates her birthday on September 21th every year. She was born on September 21, 1980, in Caberra, Australia.
Brianna Keilar Height: How Tall is She?
Blessed with beauty and elegant body figure, Keilar stands with an average height of 5 feet 3 inches and a weighs about 60 Kg. She posses a slim body structure. The color of her hair is blonde, which suits her fair complexion. Similarly, she has dark brown eyes.
Brianna Keilar Parents, Family and Education
The CNN correspondent Brianna was born in Canberra, ACT, Australia to her sefless father Glenn and his Miriam who comes from American. Her family lived in Australia during Keilars’s birth. The family later relocate to United States and settle in Orange County CA.
After settling in USA, Brianna got enrolled at Mission Viejo High School where she was voted as the homecoming queen during her senior year in 1998. From there, she attended the University of California, Berkeley where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 2001 with dual bachalor’s degrees in Mass Communications and Psychology. She however, lost her mother who died on May 17, 2016.
Brianna Keilar Husband, Is Brianna Keilar Married?
Keilar is married to her loving husband Fernando Lujan, who works as National Security Council director at the White House. The couple got married on December 31, 2016, after being engaged for a couple of months.
The two did their wedding during calm evening in Las Vegas. Brianna and her husband became parents first time when Keilar gave birth to adorable baby boy on June 8, 2018.
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Brianna Keilar Military Family
Keilar is a wife to a military soldier, Who wrote a quite popular column called” Home Front” that was released in 2019. Column contain stories of military families and tries to connect the civilian-military divide.
Brianna Keilar and Dave French
The CNN correspondent Keilar was first married to Dave French. The two did their wedding on May 2, 2009. Unfortunately, the couple divorced and went their ways.
Brianna Keilar Salary
Keilar’s annual salary is assumed to be about $60,000 as a senior political correspondent for CNN. Besides, she also works as a anchor for CNN in the Washington, D.C., bureau through which she makes additional earnings.
Brianna Keilar Net worth
As the senior political correspondent and anchor for CNN , Brianna has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars as of 2020. Her average is not disclose by her. Her major source of income is her profession as journalist. She has amassed this huge sum after working in the journalism industry since the early 2000s.
Brianna Keilar CNN
Keilar joined CNN as a correspondent for CNN Newsource, providing breaking news coverage and reports from the nation’s capital for more than 800 CNN Newsource partner stations.
Previously before joining Newsource, she worked for CBS News, where she served as an anchor, reporter and producer for a CBS newscast that aired on mtvU, MTV’s college network.
Furthermore, she has also worked as a fill-in anchor on CBS News’ overnight newscast, Up to the Minute, and a freelance reporter for CBS Evening News Weekend Edition. Brianna kick started broadcast career her in Yakima, Washington at the CBS affiliate KIMA.
She has additionally served as a co-host for the morning drivetime show, “Billy, Blue and Brianna, too: The Morning Zoo” on contemporary hits station, KFFM.
While covering Congress, she received the 2009 National Press Foundation Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress for her fall 2008 coverage of the $700 billion bank bailout.
While covering the Obama White House, Keilar earnd the White House Correspondents’ Association’s 2014 Aldo Beckman Memorial Award for her coverage of the rollout of Obamacare.
As a general assignment correspondent for the network, she covered a wide range of stories, including the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre, where she was the first CNN correspondent on the ground. In 2013, she spoke at the commencement ceremony for her alma mater
Brianna Keilar Social Media Accounts
Keilar is active on social media. She has more than 52.4K followers on Instagram and has more than 247K followers on Twitter. Likewise, she has more than 50K followers on her official Facebook account.