Anna Coren Biography
Anna Coren is an Australian media personality serving as an international correspondent for CNN based in Hong Kong. She previously worked for Seven Network as an anchor and was the network’s US correspondent based in Los Angeles. She also worked for Australia’s Nine Network as a reporter and presenter.
Anna Coren Age
Coren was born on 28 October 1975 in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia.
Anna Coren Height
She stands at a height of 5feet 6 inches tall.
Anna Coren Nationality
Anna holds an Australian nationality.
Anna Coren Education
Coren graduated from Charles Sturt University’s Bathurst campus in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications degree.
Anna Coren Parents
Anna was born and raised by her parents in Byro Bay. Her father was an oral surgeon but she hasn’t revealed further information about her mother.
Anna Coren Siblings
Coren was brought up alongside her sister Tonya Coren who is a doctor at Cape Byron Medical center.
Anna Coren Husband
Anna has been in a long-term relationship with her fiance Adam Upton, an Australian hedge fund manager. The two started dating in1995 and later got engaged. Anna and Coren were set to exchange their marriage vows in 2015 but unfortunately, the wedding was postponed due to numerous morning sickness episodes she experienced. In 2008, Coren was involved in a romantic relationship with Andrew Bourke, the producer of Today Tonight show but they later separated and she reunited with Adam.
Anna Coren Children
Coren and her husband are proud parents of two children who are twins born in 2015. While pregnant, Anna moved from Hong Kong to her home country to ensure her children’s Australian citizenship However, she has not revealed her kids’ names.
Anna Coren CNN
Anna is an award-winning international correspondent for CNN International, based at the network’s Asia Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong. She joined CNN in 2008 as an anchor and has made the transition to a roving international correspondent. In 2013, she was recognized for her outstanding work at the Asian Television Awards, winning ‘Best News Story’ for her exclusive report ‘Afghanistan Taliban Firefight’ where she came under enemy fire in Nejrab alongside U.S. Special Forces. This follows wins in both 2011 and 2012 at the Asian Television Awards where she won ‘Best News Presenter/Anchor’.
Coren has reported on location from some of the world’s biggest news events including the battle against ISIS in Iraq, the Ukraine Crisis, the war in Afghanistan, the Philippines’ devastating Super Typhoon Haiyan, the death of Kim Jung Il, the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, Thailand’s worst floods in 50 years, and the North Korean nuclear crisis.
She has also interviewed some of the world’s top newsmakers, including former US President Bill Clinton, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, former Australian Prime Ministers Julia Gillard and John Howard, Hollywood actors and activists George Clooney and Sigourney Weaver. She led CNN’s special programming ‘Eye On’ series reporting live from Mongolia, Thailand, Macedonia, South Korea, and Indonesia, providing viewers with insights about the business, culture, and personalities that make each country unique.
Prior to joining CNN in 2008, Coren worked at the Seven Network’s national current affairs program ‘Today Tonight’. In 2006 she was the network’s US correspondent based in Los Angeles. She also worked for Australia’s Nine Network as a reporter and presenter.
Anna Coren Salary
She earns an average salary of $105,000 annually.
Anna Coren Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $1 million.