Who is Victor Blackwell?
Victor Blackwell is an American journalist working as an anchor and correspondent at CNN. He anchors CNN Newsroom alongside Alisyn Camerota, during weekdays from 2:00-4:00 pm in New York. Blackwell joined CNN in 2012 after working as an anchor at WPBF 25 News in Florida.
Victor Blackwell Age
Blackwell is 40 years old as of 2021. He was born on September 25, 1981, in Baltimore, Maryland.
Victor Blackwell Height
Blackwell stands at an average height of 5 feet 11 inches.
Victor Blackwell Parents
Blackwell has never shared information about his family, he has always mentioned that he will thank his mother and family members for supporting him in his education and career path.
Victor Blackwell CNN Wife
Blackwell is openly gay. However, he has maintained a private life in matters of his relationship. There are several reports claiming that he is a parent to an adoptee but we are yet to verify this report. This section is under review and we shall update it soon.
Blackwell graduated with a B.A in Broadcast Journalism from Howard University.
Victor Blackwell CNN Salary
Blackwell earns an estimated annual salary of between $67,000-$102,000. He works as an anchor and correspondent at CNN.
Victor Blackwell Net Worth 2022
Blackwell has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He has earned this figure from his successful journalism career.
Victor Blackwell CNN
Prior to joining WPBF, Blackwell worked in Jacksonville for WTLV/WJXX. He got his start in journalism by writing for the Columbia, Maryland-based Community Times newspaper. He served as a producer for Baltimore’s Radio11 WBAL and as a co-producer for Washington’s WHUT-TV.
In 2018, Blackwell commemorated Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 50th birthday by scheduling an exclusive interview with civil rights luminaries Ambassador Andrew Young and Reverend Jesse Jackson inside the Memphis motel where King was assassinated.
Blackwell joined CNN in 2012 after working as an anchor at WPBF 25 News, where he received multiple regional Emmy nominations as well as several Associated Press honors.
He has covered countless breaking news stories on the ground, including CNN’s Emmy-nominated coverage of the synchronized shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, as well as the damage in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian.
Victor Blackwell Beared
Blackwell loves his beards. He has maintained the same style over the past years but when he decides to make a change, he only cuts the size of the beard so that it cannot overgrow.
Victor Blackwell Promotion
Blackwell was previously the anchor of weekend editions of New Day and CNN Newsroom. He was promoted to the role of correspondent during weekdays alongside Alisyn Camerota.