Brooke Baldwin is an American TV news anchor and a renowned journalist. She worked at a CNN news source as a host of CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin from 2008 to 2021. During her tenure with CNN, she covered numerous major stories including the 2012 Presidential Election, 2016 Presidential Election, Osama Bin Laden death story, and others. Similarly, Baldwin is married to her longtime boyfriend, James Fletcher since May 2018. The pair resides in New York.
Who Is Brooke Baldwin?
Brooke Baldwin is one of the renowned names in the field of journalism. She was born on July 12, 1979, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. She is an American by nationality and belongs to the White-American ethnicity.
Baldwin completed her schooling at Westminster school. Shortly after she completed her higher education, Baldwin joined the University of North Carolina for further studies.
She graduated from the Univesity with a dual degree in Journalism and Spanish. Before Baldwin finished her graduation she also studied at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.
Career: Why Did She Leave CNN?
The 41-year-old started her profession at a local news bulletin channel in Virginia. She has worked for several news bulletin channels. Afterward, in 2008, she received the enormous chance to work for the country’s one of the leading news channel, CNN.
She hosted CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin from 2 to 4 pm ET on weekdays from 2008 till 2021. In July 2011, she co-anchored CNN’s special coverage o the final launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis (STS-135) from Kennedy Space Center.
In 2012, her doc u mentary To Catch a Killer won a Silver World Medal Award for Best Investigative Report at the New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards. She also reported the 2012’s Election for the new President.
In 2014, she received a nomination for an Emmy for her special report of the NYC chokehold death protests in wake of Eric Garner’s death.
In June 2016, she made a live broadcast from Orlando covering the victims and survivors of the Pulse nightclub scene of the second largest ma s s shooting in the U.S. where almost 50 people were killed and 50 plus injured.
In November 2016, she covered the presidential election results and the victory of Donald Trump defeating Hillary Clinton. She also reported the inaugural ceremony of President Donald Trump in January 2017.
The media personality also hosts CNN’s New Year Eve Live with Anderson Cooper. Previously, she hosted alongside Kathy Griffin and Don Lemon- live from New Orleans.
On May 14, 2014, Baldwin gave the announcement address at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
In April 2021, she left CNN after working for over a decade. When asked about the reason behind her exit, she simply said, she got very comfortable and was not challenging anymore.
During her last show, she spent 15 minutes of the last hour talking about her time at CNN.
"I am filled with emotion and gratitude," she said. This job, my show here at CNN, was not originally supposed to be mine, but got a chance to keep this seat warm for nearly 11 years. This job, using my voice for over a decade has been nothing short of a profound privilege."
Emotionally, she further said:
"To you at home, thank you. Thank you for trusting me to thank you for holding me accountable. Thank you for all the love," an emotional Baldwin said. "And to you, my CNN family. My CNN huddle is the hardest part. Thank you for making me better. Thank you for pushing me."
Networth: Salary And Income Source
Baldwin’s estimated net worth is $10 million. According to a source, CNN news anchors made $4 million annually in an average salary.
Baldwin was the top newscaster operating in the CNN news bulletin channel. Baldwin’s eye-catching beauty can definitely mesmerize any spectator of her show. Baldwin some social sites including Twitter, Facebook where anyone can find her personal information.
At the time of her interviews and TV shows, she wears outfits that show off her good-looking and toned legs.
In 2015, Brooke Baldwin was criticized when she incorrectly attributed comments she heard that veterans were responsible for the unrest-claiming that police officers were returned from the war, they did not know the communities and they became ready to do battle. But, she later apologized via her Twitter and on-air the next day.
Married To James Fletcher: Do They Have Any Children?
The 41 years old, Brooke Baldwin is a married woman. She married her fiancee James Fletcher in May 2018.
The couple’s wedding took place on 6 May 2018 at the Hudson Valley north of New York City. They married in front of their close friends and family. She received a tone of congratulation message from her colleagues and well-wishers. Also, she is happy to get married to the love of her life,
We shared an “amen” moment with that since I also married the love of my life in my 30s and he was well worth the wait too.
Baldwin got engaged to her longtime boyfriend, James Fletcher in July 2017, on a vacation. She announced her engagement via Instagram and said that she was getting married soon.
Baldwin and her fiance met at a holiday party in 2015. The couple has spent many vacations together. She and her fiance have been flexible in their relationship.
Baldwin's fiance, Fletcher is a native of England. Fletcher is a director and producer who has produced several advertisements for political campaigns. Fletcher received his U.S. visa in 2016 and is currently residing with Baldwin in New York. The couple does not have a kid yet.
Baldwin was rumored to be married to some veterinarian in 2010. According to her, some online sources randomly spread the news.
by sarthak, 19 Jun, 2014