Fredricka Whitfield Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, CNN, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Fredricka Whitfield Biography

Fredricka Whitfield is an American Emmy-nominated anchor who is currently working at CNN. Se serves as the anchor of the weekend edition of CNN Newsroom from CNN’s world headquarters in Atlanta. She has worked as a journalist for over thirty years. She joined the station in 2002. 

Fredricka Whitfield Age

Wis 56 years old as of 2021. She was born on May 31, 1965, in Nairobi, Kenya. She celebrates her birthday on the 31st of May every year.

Fredricka Whitfield Height

Whitfield stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.

Fredricka Whitfield Family

Whitfield’s father is known as Fredricka Whitfield who is a doctor while her mother is known as Nola Whitfield. She has a brother known as Malvin Lonnie Whitfield, Ed Wright, and a sister known as Nyna Konishi.

Fredricka Whitfield Husband

Whitfield is married to John Glenn who is a veteran photographer with experience ranging from corporate and event photography to editorial and Olympics coverage. They tied the knot in 1999. Together the couple has been blessed with three children, their first child was born in January 2005, later on, they had fraternal twins a son Gilbert and a daughter Nola.

Fredricka Whitfield Net Worth

Whitfield has an estimated net worth of between $3 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor.

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Fredricka Whitfield Salary

Whitfield earns an annual salary ranging from $ 100,000 – $ 130,000.

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Whitfield.

How old is Fredricka Whitfield? 56 years old as of 2021
How tall is Fredricka Whitfield? 5 feet 9 inches
Who is Fredricka Whitfield married to? John Glenn
How much money does Fredricka Whitfield earn? $ 100,000 – $ 130,000
How much is Fredricka Whitfield worth? $3 Million – $5 Million

Fredricka Whitfield Career

Her reporting ranges from covering stories from the 2000 Bush-Gore presidential race and recount, the 2008 Inauguration of President Barack Obama, the Afghanistan War and the start of the second Iraq War, the Atlanta, Beijing, and London Olympic Games,  the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act in Selma Alabama, the 50th anniversary of Voting Rights Act in Selma Alabama, the Kosovo War refugee crisis, the 2016 Presidential primary races, and Democratic National Convention. Breaking news coverage includes Va. municipal building mass shooting, and the recent Virginia Beach.

She benefited greatly from the early life exposure to global living and awareness. She was born in Nairobi, Kenya where she was able to live, learn, and continue to appreciate the values of cultural diversity, compassion, awareness, and appreciation. Additionally, she also resided in Somalia as a child and France as a college exchange student.

 Furthermore, she served as a correspondent for NBC News and served as an Atlanta-based correspondent for The Today Show, Dateline NBC, and NBC Nightly News. Before joining NBC, she worked at WPLG-TV in Miami as a reporter and anchor,  a general assignment reporter at KTVT-TV in Dallas as well as at WTNH in New Haven, Conn, and an evening anchor for News Channel 8 in Washington, D.C. Her career as a reporter began at WCIV in Charleston, S.C where she worked as a reporter and morning anchor.

As an anchor, she earned multiple awards and honors for her broadcasting. For her long-form storytelling, she earned an Emmy award nomination. Furthermore, she has also been awarded other notable awards include the 2002 Howard University School of Communications Alumna of the year, 2005 George Peabody award for the network’s live coverage of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, 2007 Emmy award for outstanding live coverage of a breaking news story long-form, 2008 NAMD Communicator of the year, 2008 Howard University postgraduate achievement in the field of Journalism, 2009 NYABJ long-form feature, 2004 Alfred I. DuPont Award-winning team for CNN’s coverage of the tsunami disaster in Southeast Asia, and 2005 Ebony award for Outstanding Women in Marketing and Communications.

During s Peabody Award-winning coverage of the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill and the 2011 Arab Spring, she was part of the network’s team to cover the event.  Furthermore, she was nominated for an NAACP Image Award as Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information Series in 2017, and she was named a 60th Anniversary Honorary Board Member of Alvin Ailey Dance Theater in 2019. She attended  Howard University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Fredricka Whitefield CNN

Whitefield is currently working at CNN where she works alongside other famous CNN anchors and reporters including;

Fredricka Whitfield Social Media Platforms

Whitfield is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 31k followers on Twitter and over 41K followers on Facebook.