Who is Brianna Keilar?
Brianna Keilar is an American broadcast journalist working as the anchor of CNN‘s morning show “New Day,” that airs on Monday through Friday from 6 to 9 a.m. She was previously anchoring ‘CNN Right Now’ which featured tough conversations with important media personalities as well as coverage of the day’s biggest headlines.
Brianna Keilar Age
Keilar is 41 years old as of 2021. She was born on September 21, 1980, in Canberra, Australia.
Brianna Keilar Height
Keilar stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Brianna Keilar Family
Keilar was born to Miriam Allen Keilar and Glenn Keilar. Her family lived in Australia when Brianna was still an infant and they relocated to the United States when she was two years old. Her mother was an American while her father is an Australian.
Brianna Keilar First Marriage
Keilar was initially married to Dave French. They married on May 2, 2009, in the presence of family and close friends. Their marriage did not last that long and they went separate ways in 2011.
Brianna Keilar Husband
Keilar is married to Fernando Lujan. They married on December 30, 2016, in the presence of family and close friends. The couple has one child together, a son named Antonio Allen Martinez Lujan born on June 8, 2018.
Brianna Keilar Education
Keilar graduated in 2001 with dual bachelor’s degrees in mass communications and psychology from the University of California.
Brianna Keilar CNN Salary
Keilar’s salary is reported to be around $90,500. Her exact net worth figure will be updated soon.
Keilar has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million. She has earned this figure from her successful journalism career.
Brianna Keilar CNN
Keilar began her CNN career in 2006 as a CNN Newsource correspondent, where she delivered breaking news coverage and covered the country’s capital for over 800 CNN Newsource affiliate stations. Keilar was instrumental in the channel’s enhanced coverage of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.
Her frequent “Roll the Tape” sections on a wide range of political themes and figures have also campaigned for improved transparency in government. Keilar is also the author of Home Front, a column on military families that aims to bridge the gap between military and civilian life.
She came to CNN from CBS News, where she worked as an anchor, reporter, and producer for a CBS program on MTV’s student network, mtvU. She was also a freelance journalist for CBS Evening News Weekend Edition as well as a fill-in anchor for CBS News’ overnight program, Up to the Minute.
Prior to joining CBS, Keilar worked as a general assignment correspondent for KIMA-TV, a CNN and CBS affiliate in Yakima, Washington. She also worked in radio as a morning show host and weekend news reader during that time. Keilar started her media career as a production assistant and intern at KTVU-TV in San Francisco, a CNN and FOX affiliate.
Does Brianna Keilar have a show on CNN?
Yes! Brianna is the anchor of CNN’s morning show called ‘New Day’ that airs every weekday from 6:00 a.m-9:00 a.m.
How long has Brianna Keilar been married?
Brianna has been married 5 years to her current husband. However, they will be celebrating their six years anniversary in December 2022.
Which College did Brianna Keilar Attend?
Brianna attended the University of California.