Fredricka Whitfield Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Kids, Salary, CNN, Net Worth

Fredricka Whitfield Biography

Fredricka Whitfield is an award-winning journalist and news anchor from the United States working as an anchor for the weekend edition of CNN Newsroom based in the network’s world headquarters in Atlanta.


How old is Fredricka Whitfield? – Age

The CNN news anchor is 55 years old as of May 31. She was born in 1965 in Maryland, United States.

Who is Fredricka Whitfield mother and Father?- Family – Parents

Her late father Mal Whitfield(Malvin Greston Whitfield) was an athlete, goodwill ambassador, and airman. His mother is Nola Whitfield. He has three siblings; two brlthers Malvin Lonnie Whitfield, Edward Whitfield Wright, and a sister Nyna Konishi.

Who is Fredricka Whitfield’s husband? – Married

She has been married to John Glenn, the director of photography at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, since 1999. The couple has three children; the firstborn son was born in January 2005, and fraternal twins, daughter Nola Amanda Glenn, and son Gilbert James Glenn, born in November 2012.

What is Fredricka Whitfield net worth? – What is Fredricka Whitfield salary?

She earns an annual salary of $95,000. Her net worth is estimated to be $500 Thousand Dollars.

Fredricka Whitfield CNN – Career

Whitfield’s reporting ranges from covering stories from the Cuban-Haitian refugee crisis in the 90s to the 2000 Bush-Gore presidential race and recount, the Kosovo War refugee crisis, the Afghanistan War and outbreak of the second Iraq War, the 2008 Inauguration of President Barack Obama, the Atlanta, Beijing and London Olympic Games, the 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act in Selma Alabama, the 2016 Presidential primary races and Democratic National Convention. Breaking news coverage covers the recent Virginia Beach, Va. civic building mass shooting.

Whitfield is a significant benefactor of early life sensitivity to global living and understanding. Prior to joining CNN in 2002, Whitfield was a reporter for NBC News and worked as an Atlanta correspondent for NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, and Dateline NBC.

Prior to her tenure at NBC, Whitfield was a reporter and anchor at WPLG-TV in Miami, a night anchor for News Channel 8 in Washington, D.C., and a general reporter for KTVT-TV in Dallas, as well as WTNH in New Haven, Conn. She, started her career as a reporter and morning anchor for the WCIV in Charleston, S.C. Whitfield has received a number of distinctions and awards for broadcasting. In 2000 she was nominated Emmy for a long-form storytelling award, while Alfred I was also awarded the 2002 Howard University School of Communications Alumna of the Year.

DuPont Award-winning team for CNN’s coverage of the tsunami tragedy in South East Asia, 2005 George Peabody Award for live coverage of Hurricane Katrina and the aftermath, 2005 Ebony Award for Exceptional Women in Marketing and Communications, 2007 Emmy Award for outstanding live coverage of a long-standing news story, 2008 NAMD Communicator of the year, 2008 Howard University Postg Whitfield was also part of the Peabody Award-winning coverage of the Gulf Oil Spill 2010 and the Arab Spring 2011. In 2017, Whitfield was nominated for the NAACP Image Award as the Best Host in the Talk or News/Information Series, and in 2019 he was elected the 60th Anniversary Honorary Board Member of Alvin Ailey Dance Theater.