Victor Blackwell’s biography and wiki
Victor Blackwell is a skilled American journalist and an Emmy award-winning journalist, currently working at CNN as a correspondent and anchor with Alisyn Camerota, weekdays from 2-4 pm in New York, New York. Prior to that, Blackwell anchored the weekend editions of New Day and CNN Newsroom from the network’s global headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
Victor’s Age and birthday
How old is Blackwell? He is 41 years old as of 2022 and will turn 42 at the end of 2023. Blackwell was born in 1981 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Therefore, it is not known when he celebrates his birthday as the date is unknown.
Blackwell’s height and weight
He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 75kgs.
Victor Blackwell’s Educational background
Blackwell attended and graduated from Howard University and earned a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism, in addition in 2016 was named one of the University’s Top 150 Distinguished Alumni.
Victor Blackwell Family
Blackwell was born in the united state. However, he has not revealed information regarding his family members but will be updated as soon as it is available.
Victor’s wife and children
Victor keeps his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he is in a relationship or not.
Victor Blackwell Career
Having attended Howard University, Blackwell has been having a very successful career. He has covered on-the-scene for many breaking news stories, including CNN’s Emmy-nominated coverage of the simultaneous shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, as well as the devastation in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian.
In addition, he has played a pivotal role in the network’s reporting on the protests following the 2020 deaths of George Floyd and Rashard Brooks. Furthermore, Victor covered Hurricanes Harvey and Irma (2017), the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando (2016), protests in his hometown of Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray (2015), and the death of Georgia teen Kendrick Johnson (2013), among others.
In 2012, he joined CNN from WPBF 25 News in West Palm Beach, Fla., where he served as an anchor where he was honored with several regional Emmy nominations, two Telly awards, several Associated Press awards, and honors from the Society of Professional Journalists. He also earned the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award and the UNITY Award, both from the Radio Television Digital News Association, for a special report on the disproportionate dropout rate amongst young black men.
Victor Blackwell’s Net worth and salary
Victor receives an estimated salary of $70,000-130,000 annually and has amassed a net worth of $ 3 million.