Last updated on December 25th, 2022 at 09:26 pm
Victor Blackwell Biography and Wikipedia
Victor Blackwell is an American broadcast journalist and reporter currently serving as a co-anchor for the CNN Newsroom with Alisyn Camerota at CNN in Atlanta. Previously, he worked as a weekend anchor and reporter for WHAG-TV based in Hagerstown, Maryland. Victor also served as the first African-American man to work as the main anchor for ABC’s WPBF-TV based in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Victor Blackwell Education
In 1999, Victor finished his high school studies at Milford Mill Academy. He then graduated from Howard University in Washington DC with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Victor Blackwell Age and Birthday
How old is Victor? Blackwell is 42 years old as of 2023. He was born on September 25, 1981, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. His birthday is celebrated on 25th September every year. His zodiac birth sign is Libra. ALSO READ: Christi Paul
Victor Blackwell Nationality and Ethnicity
Blackwell holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born and brought up in a suburban neighborhood situated in Baltimore, Maryland, United States by a middle-class family of Afro-American descent. Therefore, Victor is of African-American ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.
Victor Blackwell Height
How tall is Victor on CNN? Blackwell stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches. He also maintains an average body weight of around 82 kilograms. Information regarding his other body measurements is still under review. Nevertheless, Victor’s hair is bald and his eye color is dark brown.
Victor Blackwell Parents
Blackwell was born and raised as the eldest son of his mother and father living in Baltimore, Maryland. His parents have been supportive of his career as a journalist. However, Blackwells aren’t like to maintain a low-profiled life away from the public. More information regarding Blackwell’s parents and siblings will be updated once it is confirmed available.
Victor Blackwell Gay Partner and Wife
Is Victor Married? Blackwell is openly gay. However, he barely shares any kind of information about his personal dating life despite speculations that he is currently in a long relationship with his mystery Gay partner. Nevertheless, we shall update more details about his partner once it is confirmed available.
Victor Blackwell CNN Salary
Blackwell working as a CNN newsroom co-anchor based in Atlanta, Georgia, earns an estimated annual salary ranging from $56,500 – $120,000.
Victor Blackwell And Christi Paul
Christi Paul is a famous American Journalist currently serving as a co-anchor for HLN and also a weekend anchor for CNN’s New Day. Before joining HLN, Christi presented the CNN Newsroom newscast with Victor for close to seven seasons since 2015.
Victor Blackwell Transfer
In February 2021, Blackwell replaced Brook Baldwin’s spot after she was transferred to another media station. He now hosts his own afternoon show on CNN’s The New Day Weekend together with his main show on the Saturday Hour on CNN Newsroom. Brook announced her official departure from CNN the same month Victor was given her spot.
Victor Blackwell Weight Loss Surgery
According to our research, Victor lost around 130 pounds after undergoing Laparoscopic gastric banding surgery. This type of surgery was done to aid in weight loss where the surgeon puts a band on the upper part of the stomach. Thus, making someone feel satisfied after eating small quantities of food.
Cnn Newsroom With Victor Blackwell And Christi Paul
Blackwell currently serves as a co-anchor for the CNN Newsroom with Alisyn Camerota and Christi Paul. Prior to his work at CNN, Victor worked as the weekend anchor for WTLV/WJXX in Jacksonville, Florida. He also became the first Afro-American to work for ABC’s WPBF-TV based in Tequesta, Florida until early 2012. Victor officially joined CNN as an investigative reporter in 2013.
His report on the mysterious death of a Georgia teenager brought so much attention to him after the Secretary of State of Georgia and the US attorney for Georgia’s Middle District were part of his investigations back in 2013. Victor was later promoted to co-anchor of New Day Saturday and Sunday on CNN alongside Christi Paul in January 2014. Victor now appears alongside Alisyn Camerota in the early morning live CNBN Newsroom newscasts.
Victor Blackwell New Job on CNN
After nine years working as CNN New Day weekend anchor with Alsiyn Camerota, Blackwell was given a new position as the New Day Weekday co-host on CNN Newsroom. He will still be working with his co-anchor Alsiyn Camerota every weekend.
Victor Blackwell Net Worth
Blackwell is a renowned American Journalist and correspondent who has an estimated net worth of around $700,000 to $1 million dollars. This amount has been approximated according to the number of properties under his name.
Victor Blackwell CNN E-Mail
Information regarding Victor’s personal contacts and e-mail are still under review. However, you can share your reviews and comments by emailing him and the CNN team through their official professional email at [email protected]
Victor Blackwell COVID 19
In 2020, Blackwell revealed through a face time interview during the peak of the pandemic that he was still waiting for the results of the COVID-19 testing he had not gotten twelve days after testing. In December 2020, he confirmed that he tested Negative.