Brianna Keilar Biography
Brianna Keilar is an Australian-American journalist and political correspondent currently working as the anchor of CNN’s morning show “New Day,” airing Monday through Friday from 6 to 9 a.m. Previously she was CNN’s senior Washington correspondent where she covered politics, policy and breaking news. Before joining CNN, she served as a fill-in anchor and freelancer reporter at CBS.
Brianna Keilar Education
Keilar studied at Mission Viejo High School. She then attended and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Berkeley with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and psychology.
Brianna Keilar Age
Brianna is 40 years old as of 2020. She was born Brianna Marie Keilar on September 21, 1980, in Canberra, Australia. Her birthday is always celebrated on 21st September of every year. ALSO READ: Maggie Haberman
Brianna Keilar Nationality | Ethnicity
Keilar holds Australian nationality by birth and American nationality and citizenship by registration. She was born in Australia but grew up in the United States. She is of Australian-American ethnicity/heritage.
Brianna Keilar Height | Measurements
Brianna stands at an average height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.60 m) and maintains a bodyweight of 121.3 kg (55 kg). Details regarding her other measurements are currently under review.
Brianna Keilar Family | Parents | Sister
Keilar was born in Australia to an Australian father Glenn Keilar and an American mother Mirriam Allen Keilar. In 1982, while she was the age of 2 years, her family moved to the United States where they settled in Orange County, California. Keilar has an elder sister by the name of Kelly Keilar.
Brianna Keilar Mother
Brianna is the daughter of the late mother, Mirriam Allen Keilar. Her mother Mirriam died on May 17, 2016, at Saddleback Valley Hospital with her husband Glenn by her side.
Miriam was born on June 10, 1954, in Vernal, Utah, the younger of two children. She was raised in the tiny oil lease community of Redwash until she was six. Her family moved to Vernal and then Southern California. Miriam attended Carpinteria High School. Miriam attended the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Brianna Keilar Ex-Husband | Divorced
Keilar was first married to her ex-husband Dave French on May 2, 2009. The couples later divorced. Though details citing their divorce is currently not available.
Brianna Keilar Husband
Brianna is currently married to her husband Fernando Lujan, an active-duty Green Beret. In July 2016, she announced her engagement to her husband. The couples got married in December 2016, in Las Vegas. The couples are proud parents to a son Antonio Allen Martinez Lujan born on June 8, 2018.
Brianna Keilar Pregnancy | Pregnant
Keilar’s information about her pregnancy or if she is pregnant is currently not available. However, Keilar and her husband Fernando are proud parents of a son Antonio Allen Martinez Lujan born on June 8, 2018.
Brianna Keilar Salary
Brianna working an anchor of CNN’s morning show “New Day,” earns an estimated annual salary ranging from $150,000 – $250,000.
Brianna Keilar Net Worth
Brianna Keilar is an Australian-American journalist and political correspondent who has a net worth of $8 million.
Brianna Keilar CNN | Wikipedia
Brianna currently serves as an anchor of CNN’s morning show “New Day,” which airs from Monday to Friday from 6 A.M. to 9 A.M. Previously, she anchored the “CNN Right Now” show which was aired at 1 p.m during weekdays.
Before, Keilar was the anchor of “CNN Right Now,” which broadcasted on weekdays days at 1 p.m. what’s more, remembered reporting for the day’s greatest stories, just as hard-hitting interviews with significant newsmakers. All through 2020, Brianna assumed a vital part in the organization’s extended coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. She has likewise pushed for expanded government accountability through her standard “Roll the Tape” portions on a wide assortment of political themes and figures. Keilar is additionally the creator of Home Front, a column that centers around military families in order to connect the military-regular citizen partition.
Preceding becoming an anchor in November 2018, Keilar was CNN’s senior Washington correspondent, liable for covering significant stories on legislative issues, strategy and breaking news in Washington. During the 2016 official mission, Brianna filled in as the lead reporter covering Hillary Clinton and the Democratic field. Keilar additionally filled in as senior White House correspondent for CNN, reporting on the Obama organization from the country’s capital and from around the world. In this post, she covered a few key stories for the organization from the public authority closure to Obamacare, for which she procured a 2014 Aldo Beckman Memorial Award from the White House Correspondents’ Association. Also, during America’s Choice 2012 coverage, Keilar reported on President Obama’s mission, the Democratic National Convention, and contributed to the organization’s Emmy Award-winning political decision night coverage.
Preceding covering the White House, Keilar filled in as a congressional correspondent, answerable for covering the exercises of both the U.S. House and Senate. For her fall 2008 coverage of the $700 billion bank bailout, she was granted the National Press Foundation’s Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress. Before covering Congress, Brianna filled in as an overall task correspondent for the organization, reporting on a wide scope of stories, including the 2007 Virginia Tech slaughter, where she was the principal CNN correspondent on the ground.
Brianna Keilar originally joined the organization in 2006 as a correspondent for CNN Newsource, where she gave breaking news coverage and reported from the country’s capital for roughly 800 CNN Newsource accomplice stations. Brianna joined Newsource from CBS News where she filled in as an anchor, reporter and producer for a CBS broadcast that circulated on mtvU, MTV’s college organization. She was additionally a fill-in anchor on CBS News’ short-term broadcast, Up to the Minute, and an independent reporter for CBS Evening News Weekend Edition.
Before working for CBS, Keilar was an overall task reporter in Yakima, Wash., for the CNN and CBS offshoot, KIMA-TV. During that equivalent time, she likewise worked in radio as a morning show character and end of the week newsreader. Brianna started her news-casting vocation as a creation colleague and assistant at KTVU-TV, a CNN and FOX member in San Francisco.