Victor Blackwell Biography
Victor Blackwell works in Atlanta, Georgia as a co-anchor for the New Day Weekend in CNN’s world headquarters and CNN Newsroom on Saturday mornings with Randi Kaye. He graduated from Howard University in Washington, D.C. with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism
Victor Blackwell Age
Blackwell was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the United States of America on 25 September 1981. As of 2021, he is 40 years.
Victor Blackwell Height
Blackwell is 5 feet 11 inches/ 1.8m tall.
Victor Blackwell Education
Blackwell graduated from Howard University in Washington, D.C. with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism
Victor Blackwell Family
Blackwell hasn’t revealed any information on his family, research on this is ongoing and will be updated soon.
Victor Blackwell Partner
Blackwell is openly gay but has kept his love life away from the limelight, will update you on this as soon as available.
Victor Blackwell Salary
Blackwell earns an annual salary ranging between $58,432 – $70,000. This is according to CNN reporter’s salaries.
Victor Blackwell Net Worth
Blackwell’s estimated net worth is between $1 million and $3 million dollars.
Victor Blackwell Career
Blackwell worked at WHUT-TV in Howard University’s public television station, he was still in college. After he worked in Hagerstown, MD at WHAG-TV as a reporter and fill-in anchor also, he worked in Jacksonville, Florida at WTLV/WJXX as a reporter and weekend anchor. He also was the first black main anchor working in West Palm Beach, Florida as an anchor for the 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 11 p.m. newscasts at WPBF. He began working for CNN in August 2012 and anchors CNN Newsroom from the network’s global headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and the weekend editions of New Day.
He has covered important stories such as Superstorm Sandy recovery (2012), the death of Georgia teen Kendrick Johnson (2013), protests in his hometown of Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray (2015), the Orlando shooting at Pulse Nightclub (2016), and Hurricanes Harvey and Irma (2017).
He directed an interview with Reverend Jesse Jackson and civil rights icons Ambassador Andrew Young and at the Memphis motel where Luther was gunned down, it was in 2018 and marked Martin Luther King, Jr.’s death 50-year anniversary. This was the first time the two interviewees visited together since Luther’s death.