Brianna Keilar Bio, Wiki, Age, CNN, CBS, Husband, Net worth, Salary, and Twitter

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Brianna Keilar Profile

Brianna Keilar is an Australian-born American journalist who previously was the co-anchor of New Day with John Berman on CNN. She previously worked as a White House correspondent, senior political correspondent, Congressional correspondent, and general assignment correspondent for CNN in Washington. 

Brianna Keilar Age

Keilar is 43 years old as of 2023, she was born on 21st September 1980 in Canberra, Australia. Furthermore, she celebrates her birthday on the 21st of September every year.

Brianna Keilar Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 141 lbs (64kg).

Brianna Keilar Family

Keilar was born in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Her father Glenn is Australian, and her mother Miriam was American. The Keilars were stationed in Australia at the time of Brianna’s birth. In 1982, Keilar and her family moved to the United States and settled in Orange County, California.

Brianna Keilar Education

Keilar graduated from Mission Viejo High School in 1998, where she was voted homecoming queen in her senior year. Keilar then attended the University of California, Berkeley, from which she graduated in 2001 with dual bachelor’s degrees in mass communications and psychology.

Brianna Keilar Husband

Keilar married Dave French on May 2, 2009. They later divorced. In July 2016, Keilar announced that she was engaged to Fernando Lujan, an active-duty Green Beret who was then a director of the National Security Council at the White House. During CNN’s New Year’s Eve Live on December 31, 2016, Brooke Baldwin announced that Keilar and Lujan had married the previous evening in Las Vegas. She gave birth to a boy on June 8, 2018. On December 17, 2021, Keilar announced her breakthrough infection with COVID-19 and remarked she was symptomatic.

Brianna Keilar
Brianna Keilar

Brianna Keilar CBS News

Keilar started her on-air career in Yakima, Washington, at the CBS affiliate KIMA. She also co-hosted the morning drivetime show Billy, Blue, and Brianna, too: The Morning Zoo on contemporary hits station, KFFM. Keilar then moved to CBS News, where she served as an anchor, reporter, and producer for a CBS newscast that aired on MTVU, MTV’s college network. She was also a fill-in anchor on the CBS News overnight newscast, Up to the Minute, and a freelance reporter for the weekend edition of CBS Evening News.

Brianna Keilar CNN New

She worked as a White House correspondent, senior political correspondent, Congressional correspondent, and general assignment correspondent for CNN in Washington.  Prior to that, Keilar worked at CNN Newsource as a national correspondent, also in Washington. Before joining New Day, she was the host of CNN Right Now with Brianna Keilar. From CBS, Keilar joined CNN as a correspondent for CNN Newsource, providing breaking news coverage and reports from the nation’s capital for approximately 800 CNN Newsource partner stations.

As a general assignment correspondent for the network, she covered a wide range of stories, including the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre, where she was the first CNN correspondent at the scene. On September 15, 2022, it was announced that Keilar would leave her role on New Day with John Berman as the show is replaced by CNN This Morning. She continued to co-anchor the show until the new CNN revamped morning show debuted on November 1. She was assigned a new anchor role at the network anchoring a program that is currently untitled with Boris Sanchez and Jim Scuitto. The program will begin later this spring.

Brianna Keilar Awards

While covering Congress, Keilar earned the 2009 National Press Foundation Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress for her fall 2008 coverage of the $700 billion bank bailout. While covering the Obama White House, Keilar earned the White House Correspondents’ Association’s 2014 Aldo Beckman Memorial Award for her coverage of the rollout of Obamacare. Keilar, a military spouse, began writing a column called Home Front in 2019, which tells stories of military families and tries to bridge the civilian-military divide.

Brianna Keilar Salary

She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at CNN News.

Brianna Keilar Net Worth

Keilar has an estimated annual Networth of $ 10 million to $ 15 million earned from her career as an Anchor.

Brianna Keilar Social Media Platforms

Keilar is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 326.9k followers on Twitter, 74.2k followers on Instagram, and 58k followers on Facebook.


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