Brianna Keilar Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, CNN News, Net Worth, and Salary

Brianna Keilar Biography

Brianna Keilar is an American-Australian anchor/reporter/host/correspondent working for CNN News where she serves as an anchor. She previously worked as the network’s White House correspondent in Washington.

Brianna Keilar Age

Keilar who originally was born Brianna Marie Keilar is 42 years old as of 2022. She was born on September 21, 1980, in Canberra, Australia.

Brianna Keilar Height

Keilar stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches.

Brianna Keilar Family

Keilar was born to his loving parents Miriam and Glenn in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Her father is Australian, and her mother was American and was stationed in Australia during Brianna’s birth. Later in 1982, they relocated to the United States and settled in Orange County, California.

Brianna Keilar Husband

Keilar got married to Dave French on May 2, 2009. Unfortunately, later got divorced. Keilar announced in July 2016, her engagement to Fernando Lujan, who is an active-duty Green Beret. He previously worked at the White House on the National Security Council where he served as a director. Brooke Baldwin later on December 31, 2016, announced during CNN’s New Year’s Eve Live announced that Keilar and Lujan had married the previous evening in Las Vegas. Keilar later gave birth to a boy on June 8, 2018.

Brianna Keilar Net Worth

Keilar has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor.

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Brianna Keilar Salary

Keilar earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Brianna Keilar Education

Keilar went to the University of California in Berkeley where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa with bachelor’s degrees in mass communications and psychology.

Brianna Keilar Career

Keilar is an Australian-American journalist working for CNN News where she anchors the network’s morning show “New Day,” which airs from Monday to Friday from 6 to 9 a.m. Previously, Keilar anchored “CNN Right Now,” which aired on weekdays at 1 p.m. Additionally, she also reported on the network’s headlines and also spot-hitting interviews with several notable newsmakers.

For the network, Keilar has been pivotal during the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, throughout the network’s expanded coverage.┬áKeilar pushed for increased government accountability using her regular “Roll the Tape” segments. She did this on a wide variety of political topics and figures. Asides from this, she is also the author of Home Front. This is a column that focuses on military families in hopes of bridging the military-civilian divide.

Prior to her being an anchor in November 2018, Keilar was tenured as the network’s senior Washington correspondent. There she covered important stories on policy, politics, and Washington’s headlines. She also served as the lead reporter during the 2016 presidential campaign, where she covered the Democratic field and Hillary Clinton. Keilar also reported on the Obama administration as the network’s senior White House correspondent from the nation’s capital and worldwide.

There she covered several headlines for the network including the government shutdown to Obamacare. It was during her coverage that she was awarded the Aldo Beckman Memorial Award by the White House Correspondents’ Association in 2014. Additionally, she also covered President Obama’s campaign during the 2012 America’s Choice coverage. During the network’s Emmy Award-winning election night coverage, Keilar played a pivotal role for the network. She also reported on, the Democratic National Convention.

Previously, Keilar covered both the Senate and the U.S. House activities where she served as a congressional correspondent. She was later awarded the National Press Foundation’s Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for her 2008 fall coverage of the $700 billion bank bailout for Distinguished Reporting of Congress.

Prior to her covering Congress, she worked as the network’s general assignment correspondent where she covered a variety of stories, including the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007 as the first CNN correspondent on the ground.

In 2006, Keilar worked at the network’s Newsource where she served as a correspondent providing headline coverages. She also reported for more than 800 partner stations for CNN Newsource from the nation’s capital.

Prior to her joining Newsource, she served as a reporter, an anchor, and a producer at CBS News for the network’s newscast that aired on mtvU, MTV’s college network. She also worked as the network’s fill-in anchor on CBS News’ overnight newscast, Up to the Minute, and also on CBS Evening News Weekend Edition serving as a freelance reporter.

Previously, Keilar worked at KIMA-TV in Yakima, Washington both a CNN and CBS affiliate, serving as a general assignment reporter. It was during this time, that she also worked as a weekend news reader and morning show personality on the radio. She began her journalistic career at KTVU-TV both a FOX and CNN affiliate as a production assistant and intern, in San Francisco.

Brianna Keilar Leaving CNN

Despite all rumors, Keilar is not leaving the network instead she is currently working as an anchor at “New Day,” which is the network’s morning show.

Brianna Keilar CNN News

Keilar is working at CNN News where she works alongside other famous CNN News meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Susan Hendricks
  2. Erica Hill
  3. Michael Holmes
  4. Pedram Javaheri
  5. Van Jones
  6. Lynda Kinkade
  7. John King
  8. Melissa Knowles
  9. Alison Kosik
  10. Don Lemon
  11. Christina Macfarlane
  12. Robin Meade
  13. Veronica Miracle
  14. Abby Phillip
  15. Richard Quest

Brianna Keilar Social Media Platforms

She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 74.3K followers on Instagram, over 58K followers on Facebook, and over 327.3K followers on her Twitter accounts.

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