Nick Valencia Biography
Nick Valencia is an American Journalist working for CNN based in Atlanta, where he serves as a correspondent. He appears on CNN International, HLN as well as CNN en Espanol. He has been working with the network since March 2006.
Nick Valencia Age
Valencia likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 40s.
Nick Valencia Height
Valencia stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Nick Valencia Family
Valencia has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if he has any siblings.
Nick Valencia Wife
Valencia married Rachel Valencia, and in 2018 they were blessed with a daughter named Ellis Amanda.
Nick Valencia’s Net Worth
Valencia has an estimated net worth of between $100,000-$200,000 which he has earned through his successful career as a Correspondent.
Nick Valencia Salary
He earns an annual salary ranging from $ 50,000 – $ 90,000
Nick Valencia Education
Valencia enrolled at USC’s Annenberg School of Journalism, where he graduated with a degree in Journalism. Additionally, he is a former filmmaker of the National Champion USC football team.
Nick Valencia Career
Valencia works for CNN based in the network’s global headquarters in Atlanta where he serves as a correspondent. He began working with the network in March 2006, where he served as a teleprompter operator. He has reported from throughout the United States and Latin America since that time.
Moreover, Nick has contributed to award-winning coverage of diverse news events. Additionally, he has comprehensively covered race-related issues in America, including police shootings in his nine years as a CNN correspondent. In addition to that, Valencia has also covered protests across the country in Atlanta, Ferguson, Charlotte, and Baton Rouge.
Moreover, Nick has reported from the border of Colombia-Venezuela to spotlight deteriorating conditions after a failed coup attempt. As well as the Mexican drug wars as the first American reporter inside the tunnel used by drug kingpin El Chapo to escape a Mexican prison.
On top of that, he has reported from the U.S.-Mexico border on migrant family separation. Touring border patrol facilities and the deplorable conditions of migrant tent camps, with an exclusive interview with a border patrol agent whistleblower.
He was on the ground for some of the biggest breaking news stories of the year, including the Surfside condo collapse in Florida. Also, the deadly tornadoes in Kentucky are thought to be some of the most severe in U.S. history throughout 2021.
Additionally, he reported in-depth on the then rift between Prevention and the Trump White House and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Breaking the news that the White House pressured the CDC to change its testing guidelines.
Nick Valencia Awards
Furthermore, has earned several awards for his reporting. Additionally, Nick was part of the CNN team that won a News and Documentary Emmy for their breaking news coverage of the death of George Floyd in 2021. In 2020, he received, the Atlanta Press Club named him “TV Reporter of the Year.”Moreover, Valencia was also recognized for his coverage of family separation along the U.S.-Mexico border in 2019.
In addition to that, in 2013, he was awarded its inaugural “Si Se Puede” Excellence in Leadership award. By the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ). He was also acknowledged by the Huffington Post as one of the most influential Latino journalists in America. Nick was also named one of the “Top 50 Latinos” to follow on Twitter. Moreover, he is formerly the National Vice President of Broadcast for NAHJ.
Nick Valencia CNN
Valencia is working at CNN where he works alongside other famous CNN meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Jim Sciutto
- Sunlen Serfaty
- Rahel Solomon
- Sara Sidner
- Barbara Starr
- Veronica Stracqualursi
- Anna Stewart
- John D. Sutter
- Brian Todd
- Gary Tuchman
Nick Valencia Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 13k followers on Instagram, over 900 followers on Facebook, and over 28k followers on his Twitter accounts.