Kara Scannell Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, CNN, Net Worth

Kara Scannell

Kara Scannell Biography

Kara Scannell is a television personality serving as a CNN reporter based in New York. She is 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 and previously she was US Senior Finance Correspondent at Financial Times.

Kara Scannell Age

Scannell was born in New York though her date of birth 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 unknown whether she has siblings or not.

Kara Scannell Husband

When it comes to personal matters Kara remains private since she hasn’t revealed any information about her dating life. It’s not clear whether she is married, single or in a relationship.

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

Prior to 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 including Martha Stewart and Enron. Scannell also covered private equity firms.

She began her journalism career at CNNfn. In 2015, she won 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 salary ranging between $24,292 to $72,507 per year.

Kara Scannell Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Kara Scannell Instagram

She doesn’t have an Instagram account.

Kara Scannell Twitter


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