Fredricka Whitfield works in Atlanta, GA as an anchor for CNN News, also she anchors the weekend edition of CNN Newsroom. Before she worked for NBC News as a correspondent, also she worked for Dateline NBC, The Today Show, and NBC Nightly News as a correspondent.
Fredricka Whitfield Age
Fredricka Whitefield was born in Maryland, the USA(other sources say she was born in Nairobi, Kenya) on May 31, 1965. As of 2021, she is 55 years old.
Fredricka Whitfield Height
Fredricka is 5 feet 9 inches/ 1.8 m.
Fredricka Whitfield Education
Fredricka finished her high school course at Paint Branch High in Burtonsville, then she earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Haward University School of Communication in 1987. She worked for WHUR, the campus radio station as a news anchor, while she was still in college.
Fredricka Whitfield Family
Fredricka’s father is known as Malvin Greston Whitfield who was an Olympic-medalist and an American Athlete and who later became a career U.S diplomat for more than thirty years, he sadly kicked the bucket on November 18, 2015. She has given out details on her mother, she grew up together with Lonnie Whitfield, Nola Whitfield, and Nyna Konishi her siblings.
Fredricka Whitfield Husband
Whitfield is a married woman to John Glenn who works as a director of photography. They exchanged vows in 1999 and have three children.
Fredricka Whitfield Kids
Fredricka and John have three kids, twins Gilbert and Nola and a son born in 2005, Missing details on the kids will be updated.
Fredricka Whitfield Salary
Whitefield annually earns a salary of $95,000. This is according to CNN anchors/reporters salaries.
Fredricka Whitfield Net Worth
Fredrickas estimated net worth is $3 Million.
Fredricka Whitfield Career
Whitfield works in Atlanta for CNN as a news anchor and anchors the weekend edition of CNN Newsroom. She has covered up different stories such as the Kosovo War refugee crisis, the 2000 Bush-Gore presidential race, and recount and the Cuban-Haitian refugee crisis in the ’90s, among many others. Before working for CNN, she worked for NBC News as a correspondent, in addition, she worked for Dateline NBC, The Today Show, and NBC Nightly News as an Atlanta-based correspondent. She also worked in Miami at WPLG-TV as a reporter and anchor.
She also worked in Washington, D.C, for News Channel 8 as an evening anchor, in New Haven, Conn at WTNH, in Dallas at KTVT-TV, her career started in Charleston, S.C as a reporter and morning anchor at WCIV. Additionally, she has received various awards like for CNN’s coverage of the tsunami disaster in Southeast Asia she got the 2004 Alfred I. Dupont Award, the 2002 Howard University School of Communications Alumna of the year among many other awards.