Brianna Keilar Bio, Wiki, CNN, Age, Education, Height, Family, Husband, Children, and Career

Brianna Keilar Biogarphy

Brianna Keilar is a skilled American journalist currently working at CNN as an anchor. Catch her on the morning show “New Day,” airing Monday through Friday from 6 to 9 a.m.

Brianna Keilar Age|Birthday

How old is Keilar? She is 42 years old as of 2024. Keilar was born on 21 September 1980 in Canberra, Australia. She celebrates her birthday on September 21 every year.

Brianna Keilar Education

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

Brianna Keilar Height|Weight

Keilar stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 60kgs

Brianna Keilar Family |Parents|Siblings

Keilar is the daughter of Glenn Keilar who is Australian, and Miriam Allen Keilar who was American. Her family lived in Australia at the time of her birth and in 1982, she and her family moved to the United States and settled in Orange County, California. Her mother later died on May 17, 2016.

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Brianna Keilar Husband|Married

Keilar is happily married to Fernando Lujan. The couple met during their official duties when Fernando Lujan, an active-duty Green Beret was then a director on the National Security Council at the White House and Keilar was covering the Obama White House as a news anchor. Keilar and Lujan engaged in July 2016 and tied the knot 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.

Brianna Keilar Children

Keilar and her husband Fernando Lujan are blessed with a son Antonio Allen Martinez Lujan who was born on June 8, 2018.

Brianna Keilar Career

Keilar was CNN’s senior Washington correspondent, responsible for covering important stories on politics, policy, and breaking news in Washington before becoming an anchor in November 2018. She served as the head reporter covering Hillary Clinton and the Democratic field during the 2016 presidential campaign. Keilar also served as senior White House correspondent for CNN, reporting on the Obama administration from the nation’s capital and from around the world.

Keilar earned a 2014 Aldo Beckman Memorial Award from the White House Correspondents’ Association for the several key stories she covered for the network from the government shutdown to Obamacare, Additionally, Keilar reported on President Obama’s campaign, the Democratic National Convention, and contributed to the network’s Emmy Award-winning election night coverage during America’s Choice 2012 coverage.

Prior to that, she served as an anchor of “CNN Right Now,” which aired weekdays at 1 p.m. and included reporting on the day’s biggest stories, as well as hard-hitting interviews with major newsmakers. In 2020, Keilar played a pivotal role in the network’s expanded coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. She has also insisted the government increase accountability during her regular “Roll the Tape” segments on a wide variety of political topics and figures. Keilar has also written the book Home Front, a column that focuses on military families in hopes of bridging the military-civilian divide.

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Furthermore, Keilar worked as a congressional correspondent, responsible for covering the activities of both the U.S. House and Senate before covering the White House. Keilar received the National Press Foundation’s Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress for her fall 2008 coverage of the $700 billion bank bailout, she was awarded. Before reporting to Congress, she served as a general assignment correspondent for the network, reporting on a wide range of stories, including the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre, where she was the first CNN correspondent on the ground.

She joined CNN in 2006 as a correspondent for CNN Newsource, where she provided breaking news coverage and reported from the nation’s capital for approximately 800 CNN Newsource partner stations. In addition, Keilar joined Newsource from CBS News where she served as an anchor, reporter, and producer for a CBS newscast that aired on MTV, MTV’s college network. Moreover, she was also a fill-in anchor on CBS News’ overnight newscast, Up to the Minute, and a freelance reporter for CBS Evening News Weekend Edition.

Keilar also worked at CBS, she was a general assignment reporter in Yakima, Wash., for the CNN and CBS affiliate, KIMA-TV. During that same time, she also served on the radio as a morning show personality and weekend newsreader. Keilar started her broadcasting career as a production assistant and intern at KTVU-TV, a CNN and FOX affiliate in San Francisco.

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

Brianna Keilar Salary|Net Worth

Keilar has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earned from her broadcasting career.

Brianna Keilar Social Media Platforms

Keilar is very active on social media platforms and has over 349.7k followers on Twitter, 73k followers on Instagram, and over 48k followers on Facebook.

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