Brianna Keilar Bio, Age, Height, CNN, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Brianna Keilar Bio, Wiki

Brianna Keilar is an American journalist working for CNN serving the station as a senior political reporter and anchor. Keilar worked as a  senior reporter at CNN in Washington, responsible for reporting important stories on policy, breaking news, and politics in Washington before becoming an anchor in November 2018.

Brianna Keilar Age

Keilar is 42 years old as of 2022. She was born on 21 September 1980 in Canberra, Australia.

Brianna Keilar Height

Keilar stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 3 inches.

Brianna Keilar Education

Keilar graduated Phi Beta Kappa with bachelor’s degrees in mass communications and psychology from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Brianna Keilar Career

Keilar is an anchor of CNN’s morning show “New Day,” airing Monday through Friday from 6 to 9 a.m.She was an anchor of “CNN Right Now,” which aired on Monday to Friday at 1 p.m. and included hard-hitting interviews with significant newsmakers and reporting on the day’s biggest stories. Keilar played an important role in the network’s expanded reporting of the coronavirus pandemic n 2020.

Through her frequent “Roll the Tape” segments on a wide variety of figures and political topics she has pushed for improved government accountability. She is the writer of a book named Home Front, which is a column that concentrates on military families in hopes of bridging the military-civilian divide.

She worked as the lead correspondent reporting on Hillary Clinton and the Democratic field during the 2016 presidential campaign. Also, she worked as a senior White House reporter for CNN, reporting on the Obama administration from the nation’s capital and from around the world. Keilar reported several stories in this post from the government shutdown to Obamacare, for which she received a 2014 Aldo Beckman Memorial Award from the White House reporters Association.

Keilar reported on the Democratic National Convention, and President Obama’s campaign, and contributed to the network’s Emmy Award-winning election night reporting during America’s Choice 2012 coverage. Before reporting the White House, she worked as a congressional reporter, in control of reporting the activities of both the U.S. House and Senate.

She was awarded the National Press Foundation’s Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished coverage of Congress and For her fall 2008 coverage of the $700 billion bank bailout. Before reporting  Congress, Keilar worked for the Network as a general assignment reporter, covering inclusive stories, like the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre, where she was the first CNN reporter on the ground.

In 2006 she joined the Network and worked as a reporter for CNN Newsource,  where she provided breaking news broadcasts and covered from the nation’s capital for approximately 800 CNN Newsource partner stations. Prior to joining Newsource, she worked at CBS News as an anchor, reporter, and producer for a CBS newscast that aired on MTV, MTV’s college network. Additionally, she served as a fill-in anchor on CBS News’ overnight newscast, Up to the Minute, and as a freelance correspondent for CBS Evening News Weekend Edition.

Moreover, Keilar was a general assignment reporter in Yakima, Wash., for the CNN and CBS affiliate, KIMA-TV before working for CBS. At the same time, she also worked in radio as a morning show character and weekend news reader. She started her journalism career as an intern at KTVU-TV, and a production assistant at CNN, and FOX affiliate in San Francisco.

Brianna Keilar CNN

Keilar works at CNN where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Melissa Knowles
  2. Don Lemon
  3. Abby Phillip
  4. Bianca Nobilo
  5. Robin Meade
  6. Jake Tapper
  7. Christina Macfarlane
  8. Becky Anderson
  9. Dana Bash
  10. Guillermo Arduino

Brianna Keilar Net Worth

In Keilar’s career as an anchor, she has accumulated a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Brianna Keilar Salary

She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Brianna Keilar Parents and Siblings

Born and raised in the United States, Keilar’s parents are Glenn Keilar and her mother Miriam Allen. Her mom died on 17th May 2016 of Leukemia. She manages to keep information regarding her father and whether or not she has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of her family information will be done when available.

Brianna Keilar Husband/ Spouse

Keilar was married to Dave French from May 2, 2009, to 2011. Presently she is married to Fernando Lujan, an active-duty Green Beret who was then a director on the National Security Council at the White House and Keilar was reporting the Obama White House as a news anchor. She and Lujan engaged in July 2016 and married in a wedding ceremony on December 30, 2016, in Las Vegas. The news about their marriage was announced by Brooke Baldwin during CNN’s New year’s Eve Live on December 31, 2016.

Keilar and Lujan are proud parents of Antonio Allen Martinez Lujan who was born on June 8, 2018.

Brianna Keilar Kids

Keilar and Lujan are proud parents of Antonio Allen Martinez Lujan who was born on June 8, 2018. Also, she is a stepmother to Lujan’s older son from his previous marriage, Teddy Lujan.

Brianna Keilar Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 341.5k followers, around 58k followers on her Facebook page, and about 74.2k followers on her Instagram account.