Rosemary Church Biography
Rosemary Church is an Australian anchor/reporter/correspondent working for CNN International serving as a news anchor. She is based at the network’s headquarters in Atlanta since 1998.
Rosemary Church Age
Church is 60 years old as of 2022. She was born on November 10, 1962, in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Rosemary Church Height
Church stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Rosemary Church Family
Church has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Church has any siblings.
Rosemary Church Husband
Church got married to her loving husband Patrick O’Byrne who is a health science literate. The duo is blessed with three lovely kids. Madeleine who was born on October 24, 2002, is their first child and James and Hannah who are twins were born on September 29, 2004.
Rosemary Church Net Worth
Church has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor.
Rosemary Church Salary
Sample earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Rosemary Church Education
Church went to the Australian National University in Canberra where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree and commenced all her graduate studies in Media and Law.
Rosemary Church Career
Church is an award-winning journalist working for CNN International with more than 30 years of experience in reporting significant events globally. She has anchored for the network’s Newsroom in the morning across the Middle East, Europe, and Africa, and across Asia and Australia in the afternoon. Her shows air from 0700-0900 GMT on Monday and Thursday from 0200-0400 ET on CNN International.
Church has anchored various spot-hitting events worldwide and interviewed countless analysts and newsmakers. She was reporting live when news on Osama bin Laden’s death broke, and it was during her show when the earthquakes headlines came out — and Japan’s possible tsunami — that took hours for its tragedy to unfold.
Church also anchored the network’s Covid-19 coverage, Parkland’s deadly school shootings in Florida, the ongoing Ukraine war, and the rescue efforts of the 12 boys and their coach trapped in a cave in Thailand. She also interviewed student survivors in America who called for an end to gun violence. Additionally, she also covered the Singapore summit between U.S. President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, the Fuego Volcano tragedy in Guatemala, Europe’s immigration crisis, and the deadly chemical attack in Douma, Syria.
She also featured high-profile Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim right after his release and pardon by Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad from prison; author Bill Browder on his perceptions of dangers posed to the world by Vladimir Putin; former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd around the Trump-Kim summit;
Church and her colleagues, Nick Paton Walsh, and Phil Black, 2004 won the Golden Nymph prestigious award at the Monte Carlo Television Festival for their coverage of unrest in Ukraine which was the year’s Best 24-Hour News Programme. The coverage entailed the deadly shooting in Kyiv’s Independence Square during anti-government protests. They also went on to pick up the Best Short News Report category at the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) awards for the same coverage.
She also contributed to the network’s 2006 coverage that won the Edward R. Murrow Award for the Israel-Hezbollah conflict.
Prior to her joining the network, Church tenured at Australia’s first international satellite news service, Australia Television (ATV) where she spent five years as the Senior Anchor. She also filed events for ATV and the Foreign Correspondent program at Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), when she went to Asia.
During her tenure at ATV, Church covered the 1997 Hong Kong Handover to China which won the New York Festival’s TV programming award.
Church began her broadcasting career at ABC TV in 1991 where she served both as an anchor and reporter for Tasmania’s state main evening news bulletin. For the network, she also anchored the summer edition of ABC TV’s World at Noon program.
Prior to her tenure at ABC TV, Church worked at Parliament House, Canberra for five years, with the National Media Liaison Service. Aside from her working there she also anchored weekend news bulletins on Channel Ten’s news service. Also in 1984, she tenured as a Member of the Federal Parliament where she served as a speechwriter and also a media officer.
Rosemary Church 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 9K followers on Instagram, over 39K followers on Facebook, and over 59.4K followers on her Twitter accounts.