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Abby Phillip Profile
Abby Phillip is an American journalist who works as a political correspondent and weekend anchor for CNN. She previously worked for The Washington Post, ABC News, and Politico.
Abby Phillip Age
Phillip is 35 years old as of 2023, she was born on 25th November 1988 in Virginia, United States of America. Furthermore, she celebrates her birthday on 25th November every year.
Abby Phillip Height
She stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Abby Phillip Family
Phillip, born in 1988, is of Afro-Trinidadian descent. She was born in Virginia to June Phillip, now a realtor, and Carlos Phillip, a teacher and later an educational psychologist. She has five siblings. When she was a child, the family briefly moved back to Trinidad and Tobago and returned to the U.S. when she was nine years old. Phillip grew up in Bowie, Maryland, and attended Bowie High School. In 2010, she graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts in government, after originally intending to study premed. At Harvard, Phillip wrote for The Harvard Crimson
Abby Phillip Husband
Phillip is happily married to her loving husband Marcus Richardson, the couple tied at the Larz Anderson House in May 2018. The family lives in Washington, D.C. Moreover, their daughter Naomi was born on 16th August 2022. She is an honorary member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority.
Abby Phillip Career
Phillip joined CNN in 2017 and covered the Trump Administration. Before CNN, she worked at The Washington Post, where her roles included national political reporting and general assignments. She also worked at ABC News, where she was an ABC News Fellow and digital reporter in New York City, and has appeared as a guest on C-SPAN multiple times. Phillip began her journalism career as a White House reporter and blogger for Politico, covering campaign finance issues and lobbying. She appears occasionally on Washington Week with Robert Costa on PBS. Phillip co-moderated the seventh Democratic debate of the 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries at Drake University on January 14, 2020.
She was criticized for what some people said was unfair treatment of Bernie Sanders in moderating the debate. Moreover, in 2020, she landed a deal with Flatiron Books for The Dream Deferred, a book she is writing about Reverend Jesse Jackson’s run to become the 1988 Democratic presidential nominee. Additionally, the release date has been announced for 2022. On January 11, 2021, Phillip was announced as the new anchor, starting January 24, of the weekend edition of Inside Politics, replacing John King on the Sunday morning version of the political talk show. The weekend show is called Inside Politics Sunday With Abby.
Abby Phillip Salary
She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at CNN News.
Abby Phillip Net Worth
Phillip has an estimated annual Networth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as an Anchor and Senior Political Correspondent.
Abby Phillip Social Media Platforms
Phillip is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 688.4K followers on Twitter, 300k followers on Instagram, and 1k followers on Facebook.