Brooke Baldwin Biography
Brooke Baldwin is an American journalist who hosts CNN Newsroom from 2 pm to 4 pm ET. She joined the CNN news team in 2008. Baldwin is also the creator and host of ‘American Woman’, a CNN digital series that centers on the stories of trailblazing women who have broken barriers in their respective fields.
Brooke Baldwin Education
Baldwin studied at The Westminster Schools, which is a private college preparatory school, and later enrolled in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduating with a double bachelor’s degree in journalism and Spanish in 2010. While at UNC, Baldwin studied at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.
Brooke Baldwin Career
Baldwin joined WVIR-TV in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2001. She then became the morning anchor at WOWK-TV in Huntington and West Virginia area. Later Baldwin joined WTTG in Washington, D.C as a lead reporter for the 10 pm newscast.
In 2010, Baldwin signed a contract with CNN and HLN Network where she worked as a contributor on Rick’s List, hosted by Rick Sanchez. In 2010, Baldwin was fired from the show for making anti-Semitic remarks.
Brooke Baldwin CNN
Baldwin joined CNN in 2008 where she anchors CNN Newsroom from 2 to 4pm ET on weekdays and is based in New York City. On July 8, 2011, Baldwin co-anchored CNN’s special coverage of the final launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis (STS-135) from Kennedy Space Center.
In 2012, Baldwin’s documentary “To Catch a Killer” won a Silver World Medal for Best Investigative Report at the New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards.
In January 2013, Baldwin covered President Obama’s second inauguration from Washington, D.C. In 2015, she hosted a town hall in Washington, D.C. on gun violence, for which she was a Peabody Award finalist.
In April 2015, Brooke was featured by Variety in “Brooke Baldwin Gives Surprising Boost to CNN”. In June 2016, Brooke reported live from Orlando covering the victims and survivors of the Pulse nightclub scene which is the second-largest mass shooting in the U.S. where 49 people were killed, and 53 injured.
On October 18, 2016, Brooke criticized Donald Trump’s call for term limits on members of Congress by incorrectly saying that such limits already existed. On January 20, 2017, Brooke covered President Trump’s inauguration from Washington, D.C.
Baldwin works at CNN where she works alongside other famous CNN anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Roland Martin
- Sara Sidner
- Erin Mclaughlin
- Alex Marquardt
- Jean Casarez
- Dylan Byers
- Katrina Pierson
- Irin Carmon
- Natasha Curry
- Christi Paul
- Bob Van Dillen
- Reynolds Wolf
- Kirsten Powers
- Midwin Charles
- Anderson Cooper
- Jason Carroll
- Josh Campbell
- Ryan Browne
- Pamela Brown
- Gloria Borger
Brooke Baldwin Age / How Old is Brooke Baldwin?
Baldwin is 42 years old as of 2021. She was born on July 12, 1979, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 12th April every year.
Brooke Baldwin Height
Baldwin stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) tall and weighs about 67 kg or 148 lbs.
Brooke Baldwin Parents/ Family
Baldwin belonged to a middle-class American family and her mother was a teacher while her father was a consultant at Deloitte. She has however not yet revealed the names of her parents or whether she has any siblings.
Baldwin’s distant cousins include Alec Baldwin, Stephen Baldwin, and William Baldwin, who are all in the entertainment field.
Brooke Baldwin Husband/ James Fletcher Brooke Baldwin
Baldwin is married to James Fletcher since May 5, 2018. The couple met in 2015 at a party that Fletcher attended while passing through town. Fletcher took Baldwin to dinner the same night and the rest is history. Her husband is an English director and producer of ads for political campaign
Brooke Baldwin Wedding
Baldwin and James Fletcher tied the knot on May 5, 2018, in Barn at Liberty Farms in Ghent, New York. Baldwin was wearing a stunning sleeveless Naeem Khan gown accessorized with a diamond earring and long veil and made her entrance in a white Rolls Royce.
Brooke Baldwin Children
Baldwin and James Fletcher are yet to have children.
Brooke Baldwin Net Worth
Baldwin has an estimated net worth of $10 Million.
Brooke Baldwin Salary
Baldwin earns an annual salary of $4 Million working for CNN anchors.
Brooke Baldwin Show
Baldwin is the creator and host of ‘American Woman’, a CNN digital series that centers on the stories of trailblazing women who have broken barriers in their respective fields.
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Baldwin.
Who is Brooke Baldwin?
He is an American host
How old is Brooke Baldwin?
42 years old as of 2021
How tall is Brooke Baldwin?
5 feet 9 inches
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How much money does Brooke Baldwin earn?
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