Journalism is not an easy career, when you ask those who have long been in the field, you would know better. Nonetheless, the likes of Kaylee Hartung has made it more fun than ever. With her elegance, linguistic expertise and mind-blowing presentation skills, Kaylee has grown to become one of the faces people long to see on television. Her expertise has not only been proven through the long list of passionate followers she received on all the programs she has featured in, but it has also fetched her two Lone Star Emmys – an award many in her field thrive to earn all through their career years.
Who Is Kaylee Hartung?
Kaylee Hartung is a Baton Rouge, Louisiana-born American reporter for the American Cable News Network CNN. Kaylee was born on November 7, 1985, but information about her family, including her parents and siblings, is not available. Some unconfirmed information, however, has it that Kaylee’s father’s name was Joe Hartung, a pilot who lost his life in a plane crash at an air show in Lafayette when Kaylee was just ten years of age. Kaylee has also been mute about how and at what point she knew she would love to pursue a career in journalism.
Kaylee had her high school education at Episcopal High School and she graduated in 2003. She then attended Washington and Lee University where she graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Politics.
Kaylee Hartung started her career as a CBS News intern where her job was to produce, edit and photograph reports for the CBSN site, CBSNews.com. While doing this, Kaylee was also working as a TV assistant. She assisted Schieffer in gathering and preparing information in relation to his 2008 presidential campaign. Kaylee saw to it that Schieffer’s presidential campaign in both 2008 and 2012 had full coverage.
After spending about five years with the CBS, Kaylee moved to join the sports television channel ESPN to work as its sports reporter. She appeared regularly on the channels TV program, SportsCenter and made all necessary contributions to the network’s coverage of the College Football Playoffs, the women’s and men’s NCAA basketball tournaments, as well as the College World Series. She also covered the funeral service of baseball pitcher for Vanderbilt University, Donny Everett. Kaylee equally reported and covered the 2016 flooding that took place at her birthplace.
Kaylee Hartung joined CNN in April 2017. During her time at the news-based cable network, Kaylee served as an Atlanta-based reporter, travelling across the southeast and covering all events in the places affected by the active hurricane season of 2017, including the Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Nate. Additionally, Kaylee covered the Charlottesville riots of 2017 and the Solar Eclipse from Isle of Palms, SC. Kaylee was the same CNN reporter who reported on the tragic shooting in Texas that saw some church parishioners in Sutherland Springs killed. She also reported on the Alabama senatorial race between Doug Jones of the Democrat and Roy Moore for the Republican.
Kaylee is still working for the CNN as its correspondent based in Atalanta, she is also reporting on the cable network’s digital and TV events. Following her years of experience, it is believed that she earns above the average salary for a U.S-based reporter which is $42,872. She also has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Who Is The Boyfriend Or Is She Married?
It may interest you to know that the Atlanta-based CNN news reporter is still single and more focused on building her career than getting into serious relationships. That, perhaps, may be why she avoids topics that are linked to husbands or children. That does not, of course, negate the fact that she is a fun loving person. Her jobs make her travel a lot and sometimes meet people from different classes. On social media platforms, Kaylee is also famous. She has a good number of admirers on all of Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Moreover, the Southern girl gave us a hint on the kind of man she would love to have around her. During an interview in 2013, the CNN reporter said she would definitely love to be with a man who loves sports a well as she does. She also said that she would love to date a man who has a pretty classy look, who “is put together” no matter their styles as long as they put some thoughts into it.
In the same year, Kaylee sparked off rumour about her being secretly engaged after she posted a tweet where she mentioned ‘my boyfriend.’ There is also no concrete proof about Kaylee dating Tim Tebow, the New York Met’s baseball outfielder, whom she refers to as ‘a friend like a brother’. Looking at how much she takes care of herself, there’s no doubt that Kaylee is enjoying every moment of being single.