Facts of Fredricka Whitfield
Fredricka Whitfield is a successful journalist and she is known for her work in CNN Newsroom.
Husband and Children
She is happily married to her husband John Glenn. John is director of photography at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He has been worked there since 1999.
The couple are going pretty strong with their relationship.
She has a total of three children. She had her first child, a son in January 2005. In November 2012, she gave birth to twins.
One of her twins was Nola, her daughter and another was her son, Gilbert.
Her salary reaches up to 500 thousand dollars from the mighty CNN.
She has a net worth of 5 million dollars and she has worked very hard to earn this amount of fortune for herself.
The founder of CNN, Ted Turner has a net worth of 2.2 billion dollars. She has been part of movies and TV shows as well.
She played a part in Gods and Generals and the movie managed to collect 12.8 million dollars at the box office.
However, the movie did not do well as it was made with a huge budget of 56 million dollars.
Early Life and Education
She went to Paint Branch High School for her education. She then went to Howard University’s School of Communications for her higher education.
She has a Bachelor degree in Journalism from there.
She had an opportunity to work as news anchor for campus radio station WHUR and she did not let thus opportunity miss.
Journalism is a very sensitive field. She has been part of controversy in her career. On June 13, 2015, she mistakenly described the gunman as courageous and brave on air.
The gunman had attacked a police office in Dallas. She mistakenly understood it as a coordinated terrorist attack. She had to make an apology.
The very next day, she issued a formal on air apology and she also asked for forgiveness. The issue could have been huge but her apology somewhat settled it.
She has been fantastic with her work for NBC News. She was worked for NBC before she became a part of mighty CNN.
She also contributed for NBC Nightly News from 1995 to 2001. She also worked for The Today Show.
She is worked as anchor for CNN Newsroom.
Wiki of Fredricka Whitfield
She was born in the year 1965 on 31st of May and this makes her age 53 in 2019. She was born in Maryland which lies in United States of America.
She belongs to the nationality American.
The names of her parents are Mal Whitfield and Nola Whitfield (mother).
She is a very tall woman as she has a great height of 6 feet 2 inches. She has perfect body measurements of 35-25-35.