Brianna Keilar Biography
Brianna Keilar is a senior political correspondent and news anchor for CNN in the Washington, D.C. bureau. Previously, Keilar worked as a White House correspondent, general assignment correspondent, and Congregational correspondent for CNN in Washington.
Born and raised in Australia, her family relocated to the United States where they settled in Orange County, California. Keilar then joined Mission Viejo High School later graduating in 1998. For her university studies, Brianna joined the University of California, Berkeley graduating with a Phi Beta Kappa in 2001 with a dual bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and Psychology.
Brianna Keilar Age
Keilar is 41 years old as of September 2021. She was born on September 21, 1980, in Washington, D.C., the United States of America. Her birth name is Brianna Marie Keilar and she celebrates her birthday on September 21st every year.
Brianna Keilar Husband | Married
Keilar is married to Fernando Lujan since 2016. The duo wedded at the Mandarin Oriental tea Lounge a celebration that started on December 30 running into New Year’s Eve.
However, before this relationship, Keilar was married to Dave French from the year 2009 to 2015.
Keilar was born to her mother Miriam Allen Keilar, and father Glenn Keilar. Brianna and Fernando Lujan are blessed with a son, Antonio Allen Martinez Lujan.
Brianna Keilar Height | Weight
Keilar stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches and weighs approximately 55 Kgs. However, these measurements might vary with time.
Brianna Keilar Career
Keilar started her broadcast career in Yakima, Washington at the CBS affiliate network, KIMA. She then moved to KFFM where she co-hosted the morning drive show,’ Billy Blue and Brianna, too: The Morning Zoo’
Keilar joined CNN as a news correspondent for CNN Newsource. In this position, she was providing breaking news coverage and reports from the nation’s capital for approximately 800 CNN Newsource partner stations.
She landed this job right from CBS News where she worked as an anchor, news reporter, and producer for a CBS newscast that broadcasts on mtvU, MTV’s college network. In CBS, Brianna also filled in as an anchor on CBS News’ overnight newscast, Up to the Minute.
Brianna Keilar Awards | Career Achievements
While covering the Obama White House, Brianna earned the White House Correspondent’s Association’s 2014 Aldo Beckman Memorial Award for her coverage on the Obamacare rollout.
In another coverage, the Congress coverage, Keilar earned the 2009 National Press Foundation Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for her outstanding reporting of Congress for her fall 2008 coverage of the $700 billion bank bailout.
Brianna Keilar Net Worth
Keilar has an estimated net worth of $8 million. Her income is mainly from her successful career as a broadcast journalist.
Brianna Keilar Salary
According to credible sources, Keilar earns an approximate annual salary of between $40,000 – $110,500 from her current job as a political correspondent for CNN.