Brooke Baldwin is a journalist from the United States who also works as a TV news anchor. She has been associated with CNN for almost a decade. She is best known as the host of ‘CNN Newsroom’. She started her career by working for a local TV channel and has also hosted several special events. To know more about the net worth of Brooke Baldwin in 2018, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography
Lauren Brooke Baldwin was born in July 1979, in Atlanta, Georgia. She is from a middle-class family, and her mother used to work as a teacher. The names of her parents are not known, and her father used to work as a consultant.
She went to a private college preparatory school called The Westminster Schools. In 2001, she earned her degrees in Spanish and journalism from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She was also in Mexico City’s Universidad Iberoamericana during her undergraduate years.
In 2017, Brooke Baldwin got engaged to James Fletcher, who is an English producer. The couple got married in May 2018. She has been involved in several speaking engagements. In 2017, she spoke at the Neighbor Celebration and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. There were rumors that she was previously married to veterinarian Jay David. However, it has not been clear if she was previously married.
Career, Award & Nominations
In 2001, Brooke Baldwin got employed in Charlotte, Virginia’s WVIR-TV. She then started to work in Huntington’s WOWK-TV. This was followed by working for Washington D.C.’s WTTG. In 2008, she joined CNN. She is currently the anchor of ‘CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin’.
She was the co-anchor of the special coverage for CNN at Kennedy Space Center in 2011. Later, she became a part of the documentary ‘To Catch a Killer’ which went on to win the Silver World Medal for Best Investigative Report. She has also received a nomination for an Emmy Award in 2014.
In 2015, Baldwin was a host for gun violence. In 2016, she reported from the Orlando nightclub scene and had also covered the presidential election results. She has been hosting ‘New Year’s Eve Live’ for CNN along with Anderson Cooper. In addition to this, she has also contributed several times to CNN.com. She has featured in several magazines like Elle, Downtown, and Variety.
Net Worth & Earnings
Imagine the net worth of a person who has covered news about several important headlines? She has been long associated with CNN and has her own show. She has amassed a net worth of over $2 million from her career from journalism. She has received many awards and has also featured in many magazines. She has also hosted many special events and has presented an award at the 11th Annual Women of Worth Celebration.
Brooke Baldwin is a very successful journalist. She has been dedicated to her career and has given her views on gun shooting. However, she was criticized during the time of 2015 Baltimore protests.