Brooke Baldwin Biography
Brooke Baldwin is a Peabody Award-winning journalist and author from the United States who is known for hosting CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin from 3 pm to 4 pm ET on weekdays. She is also the founder and host of the “American Woman” CNN digital series that focuses on the experiences of pioneering women who have broken barriers in their respective fields and are now helping other women do the same. In 2008, Baldwin came to CNN.
Baldwin earned a dual bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in journalism and Spanish. While at UNC, she also studied at Mexico City’s Universidad Ibero Americana.
How old is Brooke Baldwin? – Age
The American TV host is 41 years old as of July 12, 2020. She was born in 1979 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Who are Brooke Baldwin’s parents? – Does Brooke Baldwin have siblings?
Her parent’s and siblings’ identity is not revealed and less is revealed about them. Her mother is said to have been a teacher while her father was a consultant. She is is a distant cousin of Alec Baldwin.
Is Brooke Baldwin still married? – Husband
Baldwin is married to James Fletcher, a famous English producer. The couple wedded on 5 May 2018 after she had revealed her engagement in July 2017.
How much is Brooke Baldwin worth? – Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2020. She has made her fortune from her career as a journalist and television host.
Brooke Baldwin Career
Baldwin is also sent to the field for the biggest breaking news in the US and around the world, in addition to keeping down two hours in the studio. In reporting the historic 2016 Presidential election, she played a key role. She reported from Europe, Africa, and the Middle East as well. In April 2016, Baldwin traveled to the Persian Gulf, reporting on the War on Terror, for an exclusive integration opportunity with the US Navy. Ahead of President Obama’s historic tour, she traveled to Kenya and landed an exclusive interview with her half-sister and grandmother in an ancestral village of the Obama family.
In September 2015, she organized a landmark Washington, DC town hall with 40 individuals, including Sandy Hook, Aurora, and WDBJ-TV, who were all affected by gun violence. Baldwin and her team received a Peabody Award finalist nomination for that interview. For its coverage of the NYC chokehold death protests in 2014, Baldwin was nominated for an Emmy. She broadcast live from the red carpet at the Golden Globe Awards in 2013 and flew to Washington the same month to cover the second inauguration of President Obama. In the spring, Baldwin anchored intensive special coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings for three weeks.
She returned to Boston to interview survivors during the next few months and anchored a special live show during the World Series from Fenway Park. Baldwin also anchored in Moore, Oklahoma, and Cleveland from the field amid tornado rubble, reporting the liberation of three women who had been kept in captivity for a decade. Baldwin also joined Jake Tapper of CNN for special coverage of Capitol Hill’s unprecedented government shutdown.
In 2012, in the days following the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting, she broadcast live from Newtown, Connecticut. She was tapped to co-anchor the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee global coverage of the network with Piers Morgan in London. Baldwin anchored breaking news coverage of the Arab Spring, the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, the Benghazi attack, Osama bin Laden’s death, and the Syrian crisis.
Brooke Baldwin Book
Baldwin is not only a news anchor but also an author; her first book, HUDDLE: How Women Unlock Their Collective Power, is set to release 6 April 2021 with Harper Collins.