Kristen Holmes Bio, Age, Height, CNN, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Kristen Holmes Bio, Wiki

Kristen Holmes is an American Anchor/reporter working for CNN serving the station as a  Correspondent and Reporter working. She has been working with this station since June 2012. 

Kristen Holmes Age

Holmes is 36 years old as of 2022. She was born on February 24, 1986, in Oklahoma, United States.

Kristen Holmes Height

Holmes stands at the height of 5 feet  4 inches tall.

Kristen Holmes Education

Holmes graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in the year 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and then attended Columbia University. She graduated from the university’s Graduate School of Journalism in the year 2012 with a Master of Science (M.S.) in Broadcast Journalism and Documentary Filmmaking. In the year 2007, Holmes participated in the Italian Immersion Program at Boston University.

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Kristen Holmes Career

Holmes works at CNN as a National Correspondent based in the Washington, D.C. bureau. She also serves as a frequent guest host on CNN’s top political podcasts. Additionally, Kristen is an experienced on-air journalist and reporter with deep knowledge of the political landscape in America and a wide network of sources in Washington and across the nation. Holmes has worked as; an Associate Producer for Piers Morgan Tonight, Producer, White House Correspondent, and Associate Producer for Piers Morgan Tonight (most recent) on CNN. Moreover, she has covered some of the major and significant news stories such as Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, and the Las Vegas shooting. For her coverage of the hurricanes, she earned an Emmy Award nomination.

During the threat of a missile strike against the United States territory by Kim Jong-un, Holmes was dispatched to Guam. Kristen was among the small team that helmed CNN’s coverage of voter integrity, during the election cycle in the year 2020. At the time, she covered several stories on state preparations for the fraught transition of power, internal deliberations at the US Postal Service, and mail-in voting.  Furthermore, Holmes hosted and created a popular 11-episode CNN Original Series/ iHeart Radio podcast, Election 101, as part of the network’s election coverage. The podcast still remains among CNN’s most popular political podcasts. Additionally, the main aim of the podcast was to bring a new and integral understanding of what’s at stake when the people of America cast their votes. This unique concept was featured in multiple publications such as Vogue magazine and was nominated for a prestigious Webby Award.

She was the leading political correspondent during the midterm elections in the year 2018. This created a voter issue series that took Holmes around the nation to depict what mattered most to the people of America. Previously, she served as a White House producer for CNN, and as an embedded producer on the 2016 campaign trail. While in college, Holmes worked as an elementary school teacher in South Chicago for 2 years, as a member of the selective Teach for America corps.

Kristen Holmes NewsChannel 8

Before joining CNN, Holmes worked at NewsChannel 8 where he served as a weekend reporter. Previously she spent 7 months as a Production Assistant at Mead Street Films for PBS: Frontline. While there, she helped with the general production of a PBS: Frontline documentary about assisted suicide. Prior to that, Kristen served as a 3rd/5th Grade Teacher at CICS Longwood. During her time there, she was the teacher for America Corps Member.

From January 2009 to June 2011, she served as a corps member/Elementary Teacher at Teach for America. Previously, Kristen worked at 6News-Laawrence, KS serving as an on-air reporter. Prior to that, he worked as an intern at MSNBC Hardbal with Chris Matthews. While there, she was researching legislative records and issues for shows. Furthermore, Holmes began her career at The Colbert Report as an intern. During her time at the station, she assisted the post-production editor and Field producing.

Kristen Holmes’s Net Worth

In Holmes’s career as a Correspondent and Reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $2Million.

Kristen Holmes Salary

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

Kristen Holmes Parents and Siblings

Holmes was raised with her loving parents, Sven E. Holmes (father) and Louis Roman (mother). Her mom works as the director of the Women’s Foreign Policy Group as well as the International Center for Research on Women, in Washington. She formerly worked as an editor of Washington Post Live and the newspaper’s live events platform.  Additionally, she now works on a book about Mary Todd Lincoln. Holmes’s dad works as a vice-chairman of KPMG and as a trustee of St. Mary’s College, Maryland. Information regarding Holmes’s siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Kristen Holmes Husband/ Spouse

Holmes is married to her lovely spouse, Noah William Gray. They tied the knot on September 7, 2019, in Nantucket, Massachusetts. They first met in the year 2015 over the telephone, whereby Noah William was a booking producer in Atlanta and Holmes was a new on-air producer at the White House. It happened that an illegal drone was discovered over the White House and Noah William took action and called Holmes to go on-air with breaking news. Thereafter, Noah sent an email to Holmes where he told her to meet him for coffee. However, the timing did not work out and it was not until after one year that they met in person. They met while both covering the presidential campaign of Donald Trump.

Kristen Holmes Kids

Holmes manages to keep information regarding whether she has any children away from the public. However, an update regarding her children will be done once available.

Kristen Holmes CNN

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

  1. Phil Mattingly
  2. Suzanne Malveaux
  3. Patrick Oppmann 
  4. Ryan Nobles
  5. Paula Newton
  6. Chad Myers
  7. Jeanne Moos
  8. David McKenzie
  9. Oren Liebermann
  10. Alex Marquardt

Kristen Holmes Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 15k followers, around 4k followers on her Facebook page, and about 4k followers on her Instagram account.