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Becky Anderson Profile
Becky Anderson is a British journalist, and the anchor of CNN International’s flagship news and current affairs primetime news program Connect the World. Additionally, she is the Managing Editor, of CNN Abu Dhabi & Anchor, She previously hosted Business International.
Becky Anderson Age
Anderson is 58 years old as of 2023. She was born on 15th November 1967 in England, United Kingdom. She celebrates her birthday on 15th November every year.
Becky Anderson Height
She stands at the height of 5 feet 1 inch tall.
Becky Anderson Education
Anderson was born in England. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and French from the University of Sussex and a master’s degree in Mass Communication from Arizona State University. She worked for Bloomberg, and CNBC, and joined CNN in 1999
Becky Anderson Family
Anderson has neither disclosed the names of her parents nor her siblings as she likes to keep her personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Becky Anderson Husband
Anderson likes to keep her life private hence, she has not disclosed any information about her relationship status. However, research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Becky Anderson Biography
Anderson is one of CNN International’s highest-profile anchors. She hosts Connect the World with Becky Anderson, which airs weekdays at 7:00 p.m. UAE time. She is based at CNN’s Abu Dhabi bureau, where she also serves as Managing Editor.
Anderson is a skilled interviewer, adept at close questioning, and has interviewed many of the world’s leading politicians, decision-makers, and thought leaders. She has conducted one-on-one interviews with top world leaders including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir, and Emirati Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed.
Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed Al Thani, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and leading humanitarian leaders such as UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Anderson is a British journalist, and the anchor of CNN International’s flagship news and current affairs primetime news program Connect the World. Additionally, she is the Managing Editor, of CNN Abu Dhabi & Anchor, She previously hosted Business International.
Becky Anderson Career
She is equally at home with celebrities, quizzing the world’s A-listers, including Jennifer Lopez, Will. i.Am, Akon, Oprah Winfrey, and Juliette Binoche. Andrew Lloyd-Weber, Beyoncé, George Clooney, Lady Gaga, Tom Hanks, Javier Bardem, and Brad Pitt.
Since moving Connect the World to Abu Dhabi, Anderson has spent much of her time traveling across the Middle East at an extraordinary time of upheaval and change. Anderson and the team were the first teams to broadcast from Riyadh after the ban on women driving was lifted.
She has broadcast special shows from Tehran to Jerusalem, from Istanbul to Beirut, bringing a range of interviews, reports, and packages to CNN International viewers around the globe. Anderson believes a good television show is akin to a good dinner party.
The conversation might start with the serious topics of the day but would invariably include a discussion of arts, culture, and sports. She is as comfortable sitting with global leaders for exclusive interviews as she is anchoring special editions of her show from a superyacht anchored in Yas Marina for the pinnacle of the 2017 F1 season.
Becky Anderson Reports
Anderson has reported from Greece on the anti-austerity riots, Tunisia during the Arab Spring uprisings, and Rome on the abdication of Pope Benedict XVI and the installation of his successor Pope Francis. She was also the official CNN Olympic Games Correspondent in 2012 and broadcast live from London’s Buckingham Palace on the birth of Prince George.
She also played a lead role in CNN’s extensive coverage of both the 7/7 attacks in London and the network’s coverage of the war in Iraq. Anderson has also focused on covering issues affecting women and young people around the world. She has interviewed senior Saudi officials on the country’s women’s rights record while, as part of Connect the World.
She discussed with a panel of experts if the Arab Spring had brought about new opportunities for women and young people. In 2013 she also hosted a live chat with NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg who was based on the International Space Station, asking her questions crowd-sourced from social media. Anderson has extensive business journalism experience including posts with the UK’s ITN, CNBC Europe, and Bloomberg.
She began her career in journalism as a print reporter with various business publications in Arizona, after gaining a Master of Mass Communication from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University in 1992, and in 2012 was inducted into their Hall of Fame. She gained her BA (Hons) in Economics at Sussex University in the UK.
Becky Anderson Net Worth
Anderson has an estimated annual salary of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as Managing Editor, of CNN Abu Dhabi & Anchor.
Becky Anderson Social Media Platforms
Anderson is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 123.8k followers on Twitter, 40k followers on Instagram, and 1k followers on Facebook.