Vanessa Yurkevich Biography
Vanessa Yurkevich is an American correspondent and reporter working at CNN. She joined the network in October 2014. She serves as the political and business correspondent.
Vanessa Yurkevich Age
Yurkevich is 36 years old as of 2021. She was born on November 29, 1985, in New Jersey, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 29th of November every year.
Vanessa Yurkevich Height
Yurkevich stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall.
Vanessa Yurkevich Family
Yurkevich 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 Yurkevich has any siblings.
Vanessa Yurkevich Boyfriend
Yurkevich is currently in a relationship with Brian Dutt who happens to be the founder and Founder and CEO of an Ice Skating company called BeeRoll.
Vanessa Yurkevich Net Worth
Yurkevich has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor.
Vanessa Yurkevich Salary
Yurkevich earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Vanessa Yurkevich Career
Yurkevich serves at CNN as the political and business correspondent. In this role, she covers the intersection of business and politics across CNN’s television and digital platforms. She has worked as a Business & Politics Reporter and Digital Correspondent at the network.
Before joining CNN, she worked for Blouin Artinfo, NY1 News, The New York Times – The Local, Associated Press Television in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and BBC. Most recently she has covered the government shutdown, flooding in the Midwest, its impact on farmers there, and the historic General Motors strike. During a time when the trade war was high, she had a one-on-one exclusive interview with Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. On regular occasions, she travels to the heartland so as to speak to voters to get the pulse of the people.
Additionally, she interviews democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg and covers him on the campaign trail. Prior to interviewing former candidate Governor Jay Inslee, perspective candidate Howard Schultz, and 2020 presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke.
She spends a lot of time reporting from the United States- Mexico border on immigration development. Furthermore, she was able to obtain exclusive photos that showed for the first time the severe conditions children are going through when in Border Patrol’s custody. Surprisingly, she also got rare access to the United States Border Patrol Academy and from that, she was able to produce ‘The Green Wall’ a three-part series that came as a result of the three months that she spent embedded with three border patrol agents.
In the final week of the 2016, election, she embarked on a one-month road trip for CNN’s award-winning #MyVote Campaign Camper tour where she spoke with Americans on issues that concern them. On the 2016 election night, she did digital coverage from the Empire State Building for CNN, her coverage won a Webby, PROMAX BDA award, and an Edward R. Murrow. She has sat with Princess Mette-Marit of Norway and Crown Prince Haakon in addition to having an exclusive interview with Richard Branson.
When coming to her education, she attended Fordham University where she received a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Spanish. Furthermore, she holds a certificate for the Polish language from Hunter College. She is an eloquent Spanish speaker. The International Center for Journalists and the Knight Foundation’s US – Russia Young Media Professionals Fellowship awarded her the Scripps Howard Immigration Fellowship.
Vanessa Yurkevich CNN
Yurkevich is working at CNN where she works alongside other famous CNN anchors and reporters including;
- Anderson Cooper
- Guillermo Arduino
- Carl Azuz
- Jeffy Zeleny
- Julian Zelizer
- Jeff Zucker
- Ryan Young
- Jasmine Wright
- Fareed Zakaria
- Fredricka Whitefield
- Whitney Wild
- Coy Wire
- Ben Westcott
- Nick Watt
- Bill Weir
- Ben Wedeman
- Hines Ward
- Ivan Watson
- Clarissa Ward
- Bianna Golodryga
- Brooke Baldwin
Vanessa Yurkevich Social Media Platforms
Yurkevich is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 6k followers on Twitter, over 7k followers on Instagram, and over 15k followers on Facebook.