Ana Cabrera has joined the long list of the female journalists who are currently making waves in the American journalism industry. She has worked extensively in different aspects of the journalism profession and has equally recorded some awards in her name. Cabrera has been one of the top-notch reporters for the popular international media network known as CNN. Learn more about her below.
Who is Ana Cabrera of CNN?
Ana Cabrera is an Emmy award-winning Mexican-American journalist currently associated with the CNN as the host of the weekend primetime program. The journalist began her career with the CNN in 2013 when she was hired as a Denver-based correspondent. Ana has distinguished herself in various areas of journalism cutting across investigative journalism, news reporting, and television show anchoring, among others. Prior to her CNN career, Ana has worked for other notable media agencies such as KMGH-TV and KHQ-TV, among others.
Born on the 13th day of May 1982; Ana Cabrera was born in Denver City of Colorado in the United States to Mexican-American parents Ronald Cabrera and his wife Judith Cabrera. She developed a keen interest in journalism when she was very young, she grew up along with her four other siblings. Ana completed her high school education in Denver after which she went to Washington State University. There she obtained her bachelor’s degree in communication and journalism.
Details of Her Journalism Career
While at Washington State University, Ana kicked off her career in 2005, joining the KHQ-TV, an NBC affiliate situated in Spokane, Washington. She worked as a TV anchor for four years ending in 2009. After that, Ana returned to Denver where she worked with the Denver-based network called KMGH-TV from 2009 to 2013. During her stint with the network, Cabrera brought a detailed live coverage of the High Park Fire in 2012 for which she won an Emmy award following her wonderful performances. She also covered the 2012 Presidential Debate held in Denver, as well as the Aurora movie theatre shooting. In addition, her show received AP Press TV and Radio Association’s Annual Mark Twain Award for best morning show broadcast in 2013.
In search of a more challenging environment, Ana left the network in 2013 and was hired by CNN. After joining the CNN team, she was assigned to be a Denver-based correspondent. Since then, Ana has carried out a series of investigative journalism as well as other breaking news headlines. She also brought reports on the economy, health, and legal proceedings. In 2017, she reported trending news for CNN which includes White nationalist Rally in Charlottesville, Hurricane Harvey, Sunderland Springs, and London Bridge Terror Attack. She has also interviewed prominent political figures including Nikki Hailey and several other diplomats. In addition, Ana Cabrera became the network’s host for the weekend primetime show of CNN Newsroom.
Ana Cabrera’s Salary and Earnings
The international news anchor has been quite successful since the beginning of her journalism career; she has recorded tremendous achievements for her excellent journalism skills. Being one of the popular faces on CNN, it is believed that Ana is currently receiving a decent amount of money in salary. Given that she is not a newbie to the profession, we believe that her salary should also reflect that fact. Apparently, her exact salary cannot be ascertained at the moment; however, some of the online sources have estimated her annual salary to be $150 thousand. Additionally, Ana Cabrera has an estimated accumulated net worth of $3.6 million.
Is She Married?
In addition to her flourishing journalism career, Ana Cabrera is also blessed with interesting love life. She is happily married and is a mother of two children. Meanwhile, she hasn’t disclosed much as regards her husband and family. She enjoys keeping her personal life away from the media to avoid being mixed up in a controversy. The charming TV star got hitched to her long-term boyfriend and love of his life named Benjamin Nielsen. There is no much information about her husband and their relationship. It is already known that the pair began their relationship during their college days.
The couple sealed their love with a marital bond on 11th September 2005 and their wedding was attended by close pals and family members. Together, they have two kids, a son named Jackson Neilsen who was born in December 2012 and a daughter named Maria Nielsen, born in January 2016. Ana and her husband have been living happily ever after and there is no sign of divorce or marital issues between them. In addition to their family, they also have a dog named Lola.
Her Height and Body Measurements
While it is already known that female journalists usually have wonderful outlooks and smart appearance; Ana Cabrera is not an exception to that. In fact, she is not just smart but also has a beautiful and charming personality. The Mexican-American TV star is also tall, standing at 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m) just an inch below the average height for American women. Ana equally has a bodyweight of 54 kg (118 lbs). In addition, she has seductive body measurements of 34-25-35 inches and wears a bra of size 34B. Her dress size is 4 (US) while her feet size is currently not available. Ana’s eyes are hazel in colour and her hair is brown.