Fredricka Whitfield Biography and Wiki
Fredricka Whitfield is an American journalist and news anchor. She anchors the weekend edition of CNN Newsroom from CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta also a fill-in and substitute anchor for CNN’s At This Hour With Kate Bolduan.
Fredricka Whitfield Age and Birthday
Whitfield was born on May 31, 1965, in Burtonsville, Maryland United States of America. She is currently 57 years old. Her Zodiac sign is Gemini.
Fredricka Whitfield Height and Weight
Whitfield is a woman of average stature. She stands at a height of 5 feet and 9 inches and weighs about 6okg (132lb).
Fredricka Whitfield Family/ Parents
Whitfield is the daughter of American middle-distance runner and Olympian Mal Whitfield. Unfortunately, her father passed on on November 19, 2015.
Fredricka Whitfield Husband/ Married
Whitfield married John Glenn, the director of photography at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, in 1999. They are blessed with three children. She gave birth to a son in January 2005, and a set of fraternal twins, son Gilbert and daughter Nola in November 2012.
Fredricka Whitfield Education
Fredricka attended and graduated from Paint Branch High School in Burtonsville, Maryland in 1983. She later earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Haward University School of Communications in 1987. She served as a news anchor for campus radio station WHUR while attending Howard. In 2002, Whitfield was selected as the Howard University School of Communications Alumna of the year.
Fredricka Whitfield Career
Whitfield started her career at WPLG-TV in Miami and worked at NewsChannel 8 in Washington D.C, KTVT-TV in Dallas, WTNH in New Haven, Connecticut, and WCOiV in Charleston, South Carolina. Also, she became a correspondent for NBC News, serving as an Atlanta-based correspondent for NBC Nightly News from 1995 to 2001. Whitfield also worked for NBC Today as a morning and afternoon anchor.
She joined CNN in 2002 and covered several major stories including being the first anchor to break the news of the death of Ronald Reagan. Whitfield currently anchors CNN’s weekend edition of CNN Newsroom from the network’s world headquarters in Atlanta and also fill in and substitute anchor for CNN’s At This Hour With Kate Bolduan.
Fredricka Whitfield Salary
Being a prominent journalist, Fredricka earns a massive salary. As an anchor on CNN, she earns an average salary of $90K.
Fredricka Whitfield’s Net Worth
Whitfield has accumulated a good amount of money from her successful journalism career. She has an estimated net worth of $ 5 million.