Brianna Keilar Biography
Brianna Keilar is a journalist who works as an anchor for CNN in the Washington, D.C. bureau, where she is also a senior political correspondent. Keilar’s career has revolved around CNN, previously working as a White House correspondent, Congressional correspondent and general assignment correspondent for CNN in Washington. She was also a national correspondent at CNN Newsource, still in Washington. Since November 12, 2018, Keilar has been the host of CNN’s Right Now with Brianna Keilar.
How old is Brianna Keilar? – Age
The “Right Now” host is 39 years as of September 21, 2019. She was born in the year 1980 in Canberra, Australia.
Brianna Keilar’s Parents
Brianna was born to Miriam Allen Keilar who was an American and Glenn Keilar, an Australian. They lived in Australia when Brianna was born and in 1982, they relocated to Orange County, California in the United States.
Is Brianna Keilar married? – Husband
Yes, Brianna is a married lady. She has been married twice, first on May 2, 2009 to Dave French. However, their marriage ended in a divorce. In July 2016, Keilar announced her engagement to Fernando Lujan, a director on the National Security Council at the White House. The couple allegedly got married in Las Vegas on December 30, 2016, news that were broken by Brianna’s colleague Brooke Baldwin.
Brianna Keilar Son – Baby
Keilar is a mother of one, a baby boy by the name Antonio. Baby Antonio was born on June 8, 2018.
Brianna Keilar CNN – Right Now
Keilar joined CNN as a correspondent for CNN Newsource, providing breaking news coverage and reports from the nation’s capital for approximately 800 CNN Newsource partner stations. She had joined Newsource from CBS News, where she served as an anchor, reporter and producer for a CBS newscast that aired on mtvU, MTV’s college network. She was also a fill-in anchor on CBS News’ overnight newscast, Up to the Minute, and a freelance reporter for CBS Evening News Weekend Edition. Keilar began her on-air career in Yakima, Washington at the CBS affiliate KIMA. She also co-hosted the morning drivetime show, “Billy, Blue and Brianna, too: The Morning Zoo” on contemporary hits station, KFFM.
While covering Congress, Keilar earned the 2009 National Press Foundation Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress for her fall 2008 coverage of the $700 billion bank bailout. While covering the Obama White House, Keilar earned the White House Correspondents’ Association’s 2014 Aldo Beckman Memorial Award for her coverage of the rollout of Obamacare. As a general assignment correspondent for the network, she covered a wide range of stories, including the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre, where she was the first CNN correspondent on the ground. In 2013, she spoke at the commencement ceremony for her alma mater.
Keilar, a military spouse, began writing a column called “Home Front” in 2019, which tells stories of military families and tries to bridge the civilian-military divide.