Eleni Giokos Biography
Eleni Giokos is an American journalist working for CNN as a correspondent based in Johannesburg. She initially worked for Bloomberg TV Africa as a senior anchor and eNews Channe Africa as a news and Business Anchor.
Joining the CNN network in 2015, she has proven to be one of their most versatile correspondents, conducting notable interviews with influential leaders. Some of her interviewees include former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, former South African President Jacob Zuma, ECB President Christine Lagarde, and Director Kristalina Georgieva, among others.
Her career in journalism began to flourish in 2006 when she landed a position as a news anchor at YFM. Afterward, she moved on to CNBC Africa, where she spent five years as an anchor.
Her daily contribution to the network included presenting the segment “Closing Bell Africa” during the weekdays from 4 pm to 6 pm. With a passion for media training, Eleni also served as the Head of Media Training at ABN Training Institute in 2013.
In 2012, she ventured into eNews Channel Africa (eNCA) as a News and Business Anchor. Her time slot for anchoring at eNCA was between 9 am CAT and 1 pm CAT, bringing informative news to viewers during those hours.
Following her successful stint at eNCA, she became a senior anchor for Bloomberg TV Africa, a role she held for one year and seven months. During her time at Bloomberg TV Africa, she hosted “African Business Weekly” at both 4 pm and 7 pm, engaging the audience with insightful business news.
Eleni Giokos Age
Giokos is 42 yeasr old as of 2023. She was born in Greece, Europe. It is Not Known When Giokos celebrates her birthday.
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Eleni Giokos Height
She stands at an average height of 5 feet 3 inches with a moderate weight of 57 Kg.
Eleni Giokos Parents | Sister
Eleni was born in Greece and brought up in South Africa by her loving parents. However, she has not disclosed any further information on her family.
She was raised alongside her siblings Heidi Giokos and Anthi Giokos. Her sister Heidi works for eNCA as a financial broadcaster while her other sister Anthi is a blogger. She graduated from WITS with Journalism Honours in Financial Journalism.
Eleni Giokos Husband and Kids
Giokos is married to her husband George Chatzicharala. The couple met in Plaka, Lemons, and instantly became good friends before dating. Giokos and her husband have been with one daughter.
Giokos and her husband Chatzicharala have a daughter called Cleo. They held their wedding on June 30, 2015, in a traditional Greek church in Athens.
Eleni Giokos Salary
Eleni receives an annual salary of $115,000 from her career as a news journalist for CNN. She is believed to have an estimated net worth of $750,000 as of 2023 from her successful career as a news journalist for CNN.
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