Becky Anderson Biography and Wiki
Rebecca Anderson is a CNN top profile anchor who is better known as Becky Anderson. She is a British journalist who has worked with CNN since the year 1999. Becky Anderson is currently the host of CNN International’s flagship news and current affairs primetime news program “Connect the World.”
Becky Anderson Age
Born in 1967, Becky celebrates her birthday every 15th November of every year. She is currently 53 years as of 2020.
Becky Anderson Height and weight
She is about 5 feet and 1 inch tall and weighs in at approximately 69kg.
Becky Anderson Nationality
Anderson is a British Citizen born in Manchester, England.
Becky Anderson Skin Complexion and Body Features
She is white and has brown hair. She is also slim and has blue eyes.
Becky Anderson Parents and Siblings
Becky is from the Andersons Family. However, little is known about her family life. She has more than often tried to keep her personal life private and away from the social media space.
Becky Anderson Education Background
She completed her high school level and joined the University of Sussex for her Bachelor’s degree in Economics and French. After completing her degree program, she joined Arizona State University for her Master’s degree in Mass Communication.
Becky Anderson Husband and Children
The journalist has always remained tight-lipped about her private life, and she does not share anything about her family. This situation led to rumors around social media that maybe she was a lesbian. However, she has distanced herself from the claims stating that she is actually married.
In the recent past, no information has come out to suggest that she has children.
Becky Anderson Career
Around the year 1992, Becky began her career as a passionate journalist working as a print reporter engaging with various business publications in Arizona.
In 1999, she was handed the opportunity to join the CNN media group where she has worked to date. She has gained much experience for her journalism career since joining CNN. At CNN she was first handed the opportunity to host the Business International, and later on, she moved to anchor Connect the World.
She has covered many stories in CNN, here is her career timeline since she joined CNN in 1999.
The CNN media group has centered on Anderson in CNN’s Abu Dhabi Bureau where she has been handed the opportunity to cover one of today’s most significant stories. For example, the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Syria Humanitarian Crisis, and the radical Islamic force in Iraq.
Through talent and experience, she has come out to be among today’s most recognized interviewers. She has had an opportunity to engage one in one talks with great and famous political and world class leaders. Such personalities include Former South Africa President Jacob Zuma and Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon. She has also interviewed celebrities such as Lupita Nyongo, Jennifer Lopez, Oprah Winfrey, Lady Gaga, Georg Clooney, Brad Pitt, Tom Hanks, and Javier Bardem.
In her career in CNN Anderson was handed the opportunity to partake an opportunity to cover what is described as world-top stories. These stories have helped her leave footprints in her journalism career as she has been able to uncover some world’s most anticipated dilemmas. Such stories include:
- Gaza Crisis
- Greece anti-austerity riots
- Arab Spring uprising in Tunisia
- Installation of pop Francis
- Olympics Games
- War in Iraq
- 7/7 attacks in London
- Lately, her main focus has been on issues affecting women and the young generation in the world.
Becky Anderson Awards
The great talent and passion that she poses has enabled her to achieve so much in her journalism career she was nominated for the Emmy Awards female journalist of the year.
Becky Anderson Controversy
In the recent past, she covered the 2017 London attack a story that brought to the limelight a lot of criticism from the general public. Stories emerged that she was responsible for the staging of Muslim demonstrators to show sympathy to the attack victims.
CNN came out to distance themselves from the allegations stating that the demonstrators were allowed to show their gathered media signal by the police.
Becky Anderson Salary And Net Worth
Out of her Journalism Career, she is estimated to earn about $480000 annually. She also has an estimated net worth of about $3 million.
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