Fionnuala Sweeney Biography
Fionnuala Sweeney is an Irish anchorwoman and reporter. She had been based at CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta and was anchoring CNN Newsroom as well as serving as the primary substitute at the International Desk. She is known as the host of Eurovision Song Contest 1993 from Millstreet, County Cork.
Fionnuala Sweeney Age
She was born in 1965 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Fionnuala Sweeney Nationality
She is of Irish nationality.
Fionnuala Sweeney Height
Sweeney has a good stature though her height is unknown.
Fionnuala Sweeney Education
She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English and History and a Higher Diploma in Education at the University College Dublin.
Fionnuala Sweeney Parents
Her parents information is unavailable to the public.
Fionnuala Sweeney Husband
She has managed to keep her personal life private. Her marital status and information on her husband is under review.
Fionnuala Sweeney Kids
Fionnuala has kept her personal life away from media. Not much is known about whether she has kids or not.
Fionnuala Sweeney CNN
Sweeney is an anchor and correspondent for CNN International based at the network’s headquarters in Atlanta. She has anchored and reported on major news events from around Europe and the Middle East, including CNN’s Emmy and Peabody Award-winning coverage of the fall of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in 2011.
In 2006, she anchored and reported from Haifa during the Israel-Hezbollah Conflict, which earned the network an Edward R. Murrow award.
Her many assignments include the Good Friday Peace Agreement in Northern Ireland, subsequent elections and the reinstatement of devolved rule there; special programming across eastern Europe marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of communism; the disappearance of Madeleine McCann in Portugal; and Tony Blair’s resignation as British Prime Minister. She also covered the London bombings in July 2005 and reported from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia and Slovakia as they prepared to join the European Union.
Sweeney joined CNN in 1994 from Ireland’s RTE, where she had been a radio and television news reporter and newscaster since 1988. In 1993, she was selected to present the Eurovision Song Contest on behalf of RTE, broadcast live to 350 million people in three languages.
Fionnuala Sweeney Salary
Her salary is under review.
Fionnuala Sweeney Net Worth
Fionnuala’s net worth is estimated to be between $1- $5 million.
Fionnuala Sweeney Instagram
She has no account in Instagram.