Brianna Keilar Biography
Brianna Keilar (Marie) is an American-Australian senior political correspondent and anchor for CNN in the Washington, D.C. bureau.
Marie previously worked as a White House correspondent, Congressional correspondent and general assignment correspondent for CNN in Washington. Keilar also worked at CNN New source as a national correspondent, in Washington.
Keilar attended Mission Viejo High School and graduated in 1998 where she was voted homecoming queen in her senior year.
She later attended the University of California, Berkeley where she was admitted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society. In 2001, Keilar received her dual bachelor’s degrees in Mass Communications and Psychology.
Brianna Keilar Age
Brianna was born On September 21, 1980 in Canberra, Australia. She is [agecalc birthdate=1980-09-21]
Brianna Keilar Mother – Keilar Family
Brianna was born in Canberra, ACT, Australia to her father Glenn an Australian and Miriam an American. Her family was stationed in Australia at the time of her birth.
Brianna and her family moved to the United States in 1982 and settled in Orange County, California. Her mother later died on May 17, 2016.
Brianna Keilar Divorce – Brianna David French
Keilar got married to Dave French on May 2, 2009. The couple later divorced in 2016.
Brianna Keilar Husband – Keilar Fernando Lujan
Brianna announced that she was engaged to Fernando Lujan in July 2016. Lujan is a director on the National Security Council at the White House.
On December 31, 2016, during CNN’s New Year’s Eve special, Brooke Baldwin announced that Keilar and Fernando had married the previous evening in Las Vegas.
Brianna Keilar Baby
On June 8, 2018, Keilar gave birth to a baby boy named Antonio.
Cnn Brianna Keilar
Brianna joined CNN as a correspondent for CNN New source. She was providing breaking news coverage and reports from the nation’s capital for approximately 800 CNN New source partner stations.
She previously joined New source from CBS News where she served as a reporter, anchor, and producer for a CBS newscast that aired on mtvU, MTV’s college network.
Keilar was a fill-in anchor on CBS News’ overnight newscast, Up to the Minute, and also a freelance reporter for CBS Evening News Weekend Edition.
Brianna Keilar Awards
While covering Congress, Brianna earned the 2009 National Press Foundation Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress for her fall 2008 coverage of the $700 billion bank bailout. As a general assignment correspondent for the network.
Keilar covered a wide range of stories, including the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre, she was the first CNN correspondent on the ground. Brianna spoke at the commencement ceremony for her alma mater in 2013.
Brianna Keilar Weight – Brianna Height
Keilar’s weight goes up and down. She however stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches.