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Fredricka Whitfield Bio, Age, Height, Parents, John Glenn, CNN, Net Worth

Fredricka Whitfield Biography

Fredricka Whitfield is an American journalist and news anchor. She is currently working as a weekend anchor at CNN Newsroom from CNN’s world headquarters in Atlanta. She joined CNN in 2002 and has reported on numerous stories since then.

Fredricka Whitfield Age

Fredricka was born on May 31, 1965, in Burtonsville, Maryland, United States. She is 56 years old as of 2021.

Fredricka Whitfield Height

Fredricka stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs about 60 Kg (132 lbs). Her hair is black in color and her eyes are dark brown. Her further body measurements are 35-25-35 inches.

Fredricka Whitfield Parents

Whitfield was born and raised in Burtonsville, Maryland. Her father is American middle-distance runner and Olympian Mal Whitfield. Whitfield’s father died on November 18, 2015. Her mother is Nola Whitfield. She was raised alongside her siblings Malvin Lonnie Whitfield, Nyna Konishi, and Ed Wright.

Fredricka went to Paint Branch High School in Burtonsville, Maryland. She then enrolled at Howard University‚Äôs School of Communications and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Fredricka Whitfield John Glenn

Whitfield is happily married to her husband John Glenn. He is the director of photography at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, since 1999. Together, they have three children. Their son was born in January 2005. Their other two children; twins Nola Amanda Glenn and Gilbert James Glenn in 2012.

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Fredricka Whitfield CNN

Fredricka is currently working as a weekend anchor at CNN Newsroom from CNN’s world headquarters in Atlanta. She joined CNN in 2002 and has reported on numerous major stories since then. Fredricka was the first anchor to break the news of the death of Ronald Reagan.

She reported on the Asian tsunami which occurred in December 2004 also reported from the Persian Gulf region during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Fredricka worked as a reporter at WPLG-TV in Miami. She later moved to NewsChannel 8 in Washington DC.

She has also worked for KTVT-TV in Dallas, WTNH in New Haven, Connecticut, and WCIV in Charleston, South Carolina. Fredricka joined NBC News as a correspondent for NBC Nightly News from 1995 to 2001. Whitfield also worked for news programs like Today. She served as a morning and afternoon anchor and as an assignment reporter.

Fredricka Whitfield Salary

Whitfield makes an estimated annual salary of $500, 000. It is obvious for her to make such a decent annual salary from her long career.

Fredricka Whitfield’s Net Worth

Whitfield has an estimated net worth of $ 5 million as of 2022.

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