Brooke Baldwin Biography
Brooke Baldwin is an American journalist and television news anchor for CNN since joining the station 2008. Baldwin hosts CNN Newsroom from 2pm to 4pm ET and is also the creator and host of ‘American Woman’, a CNN digital series that focuses on the stories of trailblazing women who have broken barriers in their respective fields.
Brooke Baldwin Education
Brooke attended The Westminster Schools, which is a private college preparatory school and later joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduating with a double bachelor’s degree in journalism and Spanish in 2010. While at UNC she studied at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.
Brooke Baldwin Career
In 2001 Brooke joined WVIR-TV in Charlottesville, Virginia. She later became the morning anchor at WOWK-TV in Huntington and West Virginia area.
Brooke joined WTTG in Washington, D.C as a lead reporter for the 10 pm newscast. In 2010 she signed a contract with CNN and HLN Network where she worked as a contributor on Rick’s List, hosted by Rick Sanchez. She was fired from the show in 2010 for making anti-Semitic remarks.
Brooke Baldwin CNN
Baldwin joined CNN in 2008 where she anchors CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin from 2 to 4 pm ET on weekdays and is based in New York City.
On July 8, 2011, she co-anchored CNN’s special coverage of the final launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis (STS-135) from Kennedy Space Center.
In 2012, her documentary “To Catch a Killer” won a Silver World Medal for Best Investigative Report at the New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards.
In January 2013, She covered President Obama’s second inauguration from Washington, D.C. In 2015, she hosted a town hall in Washington, D.C. on gun violence, for which she was a Peabody Award finalist.
In April 2015, she was featured by Variety her in “Brooke Baldwin Gives Surprising Boost to CNN”. In December the same year, The New York Times interviewed Baldwin after writing an op-ed on CNN.com about covering mass shootings in America. Marie Claire magazine also interviewed her on the subject of covering mass shootings.
In June 2016, she reported live from Orlando covering the victims and survivors of the Pulse nightclub scene which is the second-largest mass shooting in the U.S. where 49 people were murdered, and 53 injured. In 2016, Baldwin was featured by Elle magazine as one of five female correspondents during the election year of 2016.
In the same year on October 18, Baldwin criticized Donald Trump‘s call for term limits on members of Congress by incorrectly saying that such limits already existed.
On January 20, 2017, she covered President Trump’s inauguration from Washington, D.C.
Brooke Baldwin Age | Birthday
Brooke Baldwin is 40 years old as of 2019, she was born on 12 July 1979 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Brooke Baldwin Family
Brooke has not provided any details about her parents or siblings. The only available information is that she belonged to a middle-class American family and her mother was a teacher while her father was a consultant at Deloitte.
Her distant cousins include Alec Baldwin, William Baldwin, and Stephen Baldwin, who are all in the entertainment field.
Brooke Baldwin Husband – James Fletcher Brooke Baldwin
Brooke got married to James Fletcher on 5th May 2018. The two met in 2015 at a party that Fletcher attended while passing through town. Fletcher took her to dinner the same night and the rest is history. James Fletcher is an English producer.
Brooke Baldwin Wedding
Brooke and James Fletcher got married on 5th May 2018 in Barn at Liberty Farms in Ghent, NY. Brooke wore a stunning sleeveless Naeem Khan gown accessorized with a diamond earring and long veil and made her entrance in a white Rolls Royce.
Brooke Baldwin Children
Baldwin does not have any children yet (as of 2019).
Brooke Baldwin Jay David
Baldwin was rumored to be married to a veterinarian, Jay David, according to an online news portal, a claim that she has denied saying that she has never seen the Jay David nor got any connections with him.
Brooke Baldwin Measurements and Facts
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• Full Name: Brooke Baldwin
• Age/ How Old?: 40 years (2019)
• Date of Birth: 12 July 1979
• Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
• Education: The Westminster Schools, University of North Carolina (2 Bachelor’s Degree in journalism and Spanish – 2010)
• Birthday: 12 July
• Nationality: American
• Father’s Name: Not listed
• Mother’s Name: Not listed
• Siblings: Not listed
• Husband/ Married?: James Fletcher
• Children/ Kids: Non
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• Height: 5 feet 9 inches or 175 cm
• Weight: 67 kg or 148 lbs
• Shoe Size: 8.5 (US)
• Body Shape: 36-27-36 in or 91.5-69-91.5 cm
• Hair Colour: Dark Brown
• Eye Color: Blue
• Dress Size: 10 (US) or 42 (EU)
• Bra Size: 34B
• Known For?: American Woman
• Profession: Journalist
• Net worth: $1.3 million (2020)
Brooke Baldwin Show
Brooke is the creator and host of ‘American Woman’, a CNN digital series that focuses on the tales of trailblazing ladies who have broken barriers in their respective fields and are now helping other women do the same.
Brooke Baldwin Salary
Baldwin’s annual salary is estimated to be $59,679 which is the average salary of a news anchor on CNN.
Brooke Baldwin Net Worth
Baldwin has an estimated net worth of $1.3 million which she has earned from her successful career as a journalist and more so television news anchor.
Brooke Baldwin Boobs
In September 2017, Baldwin ended her segment abruptly after Clay Travis, Fox Sports radio host, described himself as a “First Amendment absolutist” said, “I believe in the First Amendment and boobs.”
Baldwin cut him short and asked “I just wanted to make sure I heard you correctly as a woman anchoring this show, what did you just say? You believe in the First Amendment and b-double-o-b-s?”
Travis responded; “Boobs. Two things that have only never let me down in this entire country’s history, the First Amendment and boobs. Those are the two things I believe in absolutely in the country.”
Baldwin asked him why he would say that on national television with a female host and ended the segment early.
“Why would you even say this live on national television and with a female host? Why would you even go there?… That was entirely inappropriate.”
Brooke Baldwin N-word
In November 2016 Baldwin took a swing at Charles Kaiser a political commentator who used a racial slur on her show. They were discussing recently-appointed Donald Trump adviser Stephen Bannon who Kaiser accused of having previously used the N-word
‘If you don’t want to support the alt-right, don’t choose as a White House counselor a man who uses the word n****r.’
Baldwin allowed Kaiser to finish his statement and as soon as he finished Brooke reprimanded him.
‘Charles, just, hang on a second, I appreciate you going through all of this, but please don’t use the N-word on my show.’
Kaiser on his part apologized and said he never used the word except when quoting.
‘I’m sorry, I never use the n-word, except when I’m quoting someone who’s been appointed by the president to serve in the Oval Office since this is such a disgusting moment in our history.’
Frequently Asked Questions About Brooke Baldwin
Who is Brooke Baldwin?
Baldwin is an American journalist and television news anchor.
How old is Brooke?
Baldwin is 40 years old as of 2019.
How tall is Brooke?
Baldwin stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 175 cm tall.
Is Brooke married?
Baldwin is married to James Fletcher.
How much is Brooke worth?
Baldwin has an estimated net worth of $1.3 million.
How much does Brooke make?
Baldwin annual salary is estimated to be $59,679 which is the average salary of a news anchor in CNN.
Where does Brooke live?
Baldwin lives in Manhattan, New York City, United States.
Is Brooke dead or alive?
Baldwin is still alive and in good health.
Where is Brooke now?
Baldwin is the host of CNN Newsroom from 2pm to 4pm ET and is also the creator and host of ‘American Woman’.
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