Becky Anderson Biography
Rebecca Anderson is a British media personality serving as CNN’s International anchor. She hosts Connect the World with Becky Anderson. She also serves as CNN’s managing editor based in Abu Dhabi bureau.
Becky Anderson Age
She was born on 15 November 1967 in England, United Kingdom.
Becky Anderson Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 1 inch.
Becky Anderson Education
She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in French and Economics from Sussex University and a Master of Mass Communication from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University.
Becky Anderson Nationality
Anderson is a British national.
Becky Anderson Parents
Becky’s mother is known as Rachel but the name of her father is unknown. Her mother was an English teacher but Becky has said that she “didn’t think much of my writing skills.”
Becky Anderson Brother
She was brought up in a family of three children but she has not publicly talked about her siblings.
Becky Anderson Husband
Anderson keeps her personal life private which has led many to speculate on her marital status on whether she is married or not. According to a source, she was previously married and her then-husband brought her to Scottsdale but they have since divorced. She has not revealed the name of her ex-husband.
Becky Anderson Children
As of 2021, she has no children.
Becky Anderson CNN
Becky is a CNN’s international anchorShe hosts Connect the World with Becky Anderson, which airs weekdays at 7:00pm UAE time. She also serves as CNN’s managing editor based in Abu Dhabi.
Becky has said that joined broadcast journalism after several events colluded. Her mother was an English teacher but didn’t think much about her writing. After graduating with French and economics she began wondering what she could do with the subjects, at the time it was a new world for business journalism as it was in the early nineties. She applied to Bloomberg and was hired as a business journalist. They sent her to Princeton for a course to understand bonds, derivatives, stock indices and futures. She left Bloomberg and moved to CNBC.
In 1999 she joined CNN and is one of the International’s highest profile anchors. She has covered natural disasters, bomb lasts, uprisings and interviewed celebs. She has a distinctive regional perspective on some of today’s most important news stories, including the emerging politico-economic trends in the Gulf, the regional rivalries between Iran and Saudi Arabia and the deepening humanitarian crisis stemming from years of political instability in Syria and Iraq.
She has interviewed one-on-one interviews with top world leaders including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir, Emirati Foreign Minister Sheikh Abudllah bin Zayed, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed Al Thani, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and leading humanitarian leaders such as UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
She has reported from Greece on the anti-austerity riots, Tunisia during the Arab Spring uprisings and Rome on the abdication of Pope Benedict XVI and the installation of his successor Pope Francis.
In 2012 during the Olympics, she was the official CNN Olympic Games Correspondent and broadcast live from London’s Buckingham Palace on the birth of Prince George. She also played a lead role in CNN’s extensive coverage of both the 7/7 attacks in London and the network’s coverage of the war in Iraq.
Connect The World With Becky Anderson
She hosts ‘Connect The World With Becky Anderson’ which airs on Weekdays at 7:00 pm UAE time. She travels across the Middle East to bring the stories. Together with her team, they were the first to broadcast from Riyadh after the ban on women driving was lifted. She has broadcasted special shows from Tehran to Jerusalem, from Istanbul to Beirut, bringing a range of interviews, reports and packages to CNN International viewers around the globe.
What Languages Does Becky Anderson Speak?
She speaks Arabic, German, French, Kiswahili, English and Dutch.
Becky Anderson and Anderson Cooper Related
Becky is not related to Anderson Cooper, they just share a similar name and are both journalists. Anderson Cooper is the anchor of the CNN news broadcast show Anderson Cooper 360° and is a correspondent for 60 Minutes on CBS News. He is the son of the late business tycoon, Gloria Vanderbilt who died in June 2019.
Becky Anderson Ill
Becky has not publicly talked about her health but it seems she is healthy.
Becky Anderson Salary
She is alleged to earn an annual base salary of $400,000.
Becky Anderson Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
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