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- Net worth and Salary
- Personal Life
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- Wiki and Facts
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Fredricka Whitfield is an American journalist who currently anchors the show, CNN Newsroom. Before joining CNN, she worked in various other television networks including NBC News, WPLG-TV, Channel 8, and KTVT-TV. Fredricka Whitfield parents are of African-American descent and she holds the American nationality.
Fredricka Whitfield was born on 31 May 1965. Her father is the Olympic champion, Mal Whitefield. He dies on 18 November 2015. The identities of Fredricka Whitfield mother and siblings are not known.
Education and early career
Fredricka Whitfield studied at the Pain Branch High School located in Burtonsville, Maryland. After finishing high school in 1983, she enrolled at the Howard University's School of Communications. She later graduated from the university in 1987 with a bachelor's degree in journalism.
Fredricka Whitfield age was young when she started her career in as a journalist. She worked as a news anchor for the Howard University's radio station while she was a student there. After graduating from the university, she began her professional career in WCIV located in Charleston, South Carolina. She was hired by the station as an anchor and a reporter. She then worked for WTNH located in New Haven, Connecticut and then for KTVT-TV in Dallas as a general assignment reporter. According to Fredricka Whitfield wiki page, she then joined News Channel 8 as an anchor and was based in Washington, D.C. Her next job was on the television channel, WPLG-TV located in Miami. In 1995, she joined NBC News. She worked for the network for more than 6 years and worked there as an anchor and an assignment reporter as well. She was a correspondent for NBC News and NBC Nightly News and appeared on the program, The Today Show as well. Fredricka Whitfield mother and father became proud of their daughter when she got hired by one of the leading news network, CNN in 2002. She is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and anchors the weekend edition of the show, CNN Newsroom.
Net worth and Salary
Fredricka Whitfield net worth is known to be huge. She has had a long-running and very successful career as a journalist. Various sources have estimated Fredricka Whitfield net worth to be around $3 million dollars. She amassed such huge wealth from the salary she has received from various television networks that she has worked for. Fredricka Whitfield husband and her family live a good lifestyle, thanks to her high earnings.
Fredricka Whitfield married her husband John Glenn and the couple has been together for a very long time. The couple met through their careers as John is the former director of photography at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Fredricka Whitfield married life has been blessed with three children. Their first child was born in January 2005. Fredricka Whitfield husband and she became the parents of twins in November 2012. They named the twins Nola Amanda Glenn and Gilbert James Glenn.
Fredricka Whitfield age is currently 53 years. She has a dark brown colored hair and her eyes are brown colored. Her height and weight are not known.
Wiki and Facts
According to Fredricka Whitfield wiki page, she was the first anchor to report about the death of Ronald Reagan. She was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2000 for long-form storytelling. She is the recipient of 2007 Emmy Award, 2005 George Peabody Award, and the 2005 Ebony Award.
Fredricka Whitfield parents are proud of their daughter's achievement. She is a renowned journalist with more than 20 thousand followers on Twitter. Similarly, her official Facebook page has more than 35 thousand likes. Fredricka Whitfield bio can also be found on various other social media sites including Wikipedia, Twitter, and Facebook.