Kara Scannell Biography
Kara Scannell is a television personality serving as a CNN correspondent and reporter based in New York. She covers law, crime, and business investigations with a special focus on the US Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York. She joined the network in 2017 and previously she was US Senior Finance Correspondent at Financial Times.
Kara Scannell Age
Scannell is 46 years old as of 2023. She was born in New York. However, her birthday is unknown.
Kara Scannell Height
She is 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Kara Scannell Nationality
She is American by nationality.
Kara Scannell Education
Scannell received Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Media Studies from Fordham University.
Kara Scannell Family
There is no information about her parents and siblings. It is therefore not known whether she has siblings or not.
Kara Scannell Husband
Who is Kara married to? This is a billion-dollar question. However, Kara has managed to keep her marital status away from the limelight. She hasn’t revealed whether she is married, single, or in a relationship. She hasn’t also disclosed whether she has kids or not.
Kara Scannell CNN
Scannell is a CNN reporter based in New York covering law, crime, and business investigations, with a special focus on the US Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York. She joined the network in 2017 in its Washington, D.C. bureau as a member of the team covering the special counsel’s investigation into the 2016 presidential election
Before CNN, Scannell reported for the Financial Times where she was an investigative correspondent and most recently its US senior finance correspondent. During her years at the Financial Times Scannell broke stories about tax evasion schemes, cyber security breaches, and sweeping crackdowns into insider trading. She also wrote in-depth investigations and interviewed several high-profile government figures, including Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates after she was fired.
Scannell previously worked for nearly a dozen years at the Wall Street Journal where she revealed lapses in oversight by the Securities and Exchange Commission and exposed how the agency systematically missed red flags that could have uncovered the Madoff Ponzi scheme. She spent years as the papers’ federal courts reporter where she covered numerous high-profile criminal trials involving Martha Stewart and Enron. Scannell also covered private equity firms.
She began her journalism career at CNNfn. In 2015, she won the Society of American Business Editors and Writers award for breaking news for the FT’s coverage of the flash crash trader. She was a member of the Wall Street Journal team that was a finalist in the National Affairs category for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the financial crisis.
Kara Scannell Salary
Scannell earns an average annual salary of $81,200.
Kara Scannell Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Kara Scannell Instagram
She doesn’t have an Instagram account.