Ana Cabrera Biography and Wiki
Ana Cabrera is a media personality serving as the anchor of 1pm weekday edition on CNN based in New York. She joined the network in 2013 as a correspondent based in Denver. Previously, she was an anchor of CNN Newsroom Weekend Prime Time.
Ana Cabrera Age
She was born on May 13, 1982 in Denver, Colorado, United States. She is 39 years old as at 2021.
Ana Cabrera Height and Weight
She is 5 feet and 4 inches tall and weighs 54kgs.
Ana Cabrera Nationality
Cabrera is an American citizen. She also belongs to the White ethnicity.
Ana Cabrera Education Background
She graduated from Skyview High School. In 2004, she also earned a Bachelor’s degree in Culture, Foreign Languages and Communication from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University.
Ana Cabrera Parents and Siblings
Raised in Denver, Colorado in a Mexican-American family, Ana is the daughter of Ronald Cabrera and Judith Cabrera. Her father is an Executive Director at an educational firm while her mother is a counselor.
She also has four siblings, a sister; Angelina Cabrera and three brothers; Nathan Cabrera, John Cabrera and Matthew Cabrera.
On June 17, 2018, Ana revealed that her brother John was diagnosed with brain cancer at the age of ten through a tweet.
“My brother was diagnosed with brain cancer at 10 years old. I felt helpless. But organizations like @NYCandlelighter are making a difference for families and kids fighting pediatric cancer by turning crappy into the happy. #ChampionsForChange https://t.co/OPsi8DazpR
— Ana Cabrera (@AnaCabrera) June 17, 2018″
Ana Cabrera Husband and Kids
Cabrera is married to Benjamin Nielson. The couple tied the knot on September 10, 2005 in a private ceremony. Her husband is a LEED-Certified Civil Engineer. He works at McLaughlin Whitewater Design Group, a hydraulics engineering firm known for innovative advancement in wave technology called the ‘Wave Shaper’ that was implemented at the Boise River Park. They first met during a trip to Washington.
In December 2012 they welcomed their son, Jackson Francisco Nielsen. A number of years later, Ana gave birth to her daughter, Maria Nielsen on January 5, 2016.
Ana Cabrera CNN
Cabrera is the anchor of CNN’s 1pm weekday edition and she is based in New York.
Throughout her tenure at CNN, she has extensively reported on everything from the COVID-19 pandemic, politics, to natural disasters, to mass shootings and more.
Cabrera’s political coverage includes reporting and analysis of the 2020 presidential election, the attack on the U.S. Capitol, and President Donald Trump’s historic two impeachment proceedings. In addition, Cabrera hosted multiple 2020 Democratic presidential candidate town halls and traveled around the country to speak with voters, keeping CNN viewers updated on the pulse of the national electorate. She also regularly provides in-depth coverage of the #MeToo movement and immigration issues.
Top Stories Anchored by Cabrera
Cabrera has anchored many of CNN’s top breaking news stories including:
- Nationwide protests following the death of George Floyd.
- The deaths of basketball legend Kobe Bryant and Senator John McCain.
- Hurricanes Harvey and Maria.
- The Southerland Springs, Tx. church shooting.
- The London Bridge attack.
- The deadly Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Va.
She joined CNN as a correspondent in 2013, based in Denver. Most recently she was part of the CNN Investigative team that revealed systemic failures in reporting, investigating and tracking alleged sexual abuse at elderly living facilities.
Prior to joining CNN, Cabrera was an anchor for the top-ranked daily morning news program at KMGH-TV 7 News, the ABC affiliate in Denver.
From 2005 to 2009, she was an anchor and reporter at NBC affiliate KHQ-TV and FOX affiliate KAYU-TV in Spokane, Washington. She began her broadcasting career as an intern for Denver’s CBS affiliate KCNC-TV and KMGH-TV.
Previously she served on the Board of Directors of Mi Casa Resource Center and on the board of the American Cancer Society.
Ana Cabrera Awards
- She earned an Emmy Award for her in-the-field anchoring as a part of the 7 News morning team that was honored for its High Park Fire coverage in 2012.
- Ana and the 7 News morning team were honored with the Associated Press TV and Radio Association’s Annual Mark Twain Award for Best Morning Show Broadcast in 2013.
- In 2019, Cabrera was awarded with the National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award.
- In 2019, she was honored as an inductee into the Murrow Hall of Achievement.
Ana Cabrera Neck
She has a long neck. On September 23, 2018 someone asked her why she didn’t have any shoulders. She answered by saying, “Just the way God made me.”
“Just the way God made me.
Just curious, would you have asked a man the same question? https://t.co/4UjVLx8GGp
— Ana Cabrera (@AnaCabrera) September 23, 2018″
Ana Cabrera Salary And Net Worth
She earns an average salary of $230,000 per year. She also has an estimated net worth of $3.6 million.
Ana Cabrera Social Media Accounts
She does not have an Instagram account.
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