Nia-Malika Henderson Biography
Nia-Malika Henderson is an American media personality serving as a senior political reporter for CNN based in Washington. She also serves as a fill-in anchor for Inside Politics. She appears as a panelist for CNN’s Inside Politics, The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer and CNN Tonight with Don Lemon.
Nia-Malika Henderson Age
She was born on July 7th, 1974 in Hopkins, South Carolina.
Nia-Malika Henderson Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Nia-Malika Henderson Education
She holds a bachelor’s degree in literature and cultural anthropology from Duke University. She earned master’s degrees from Yale University in American studies and Columbia University in journalism.
Nia-Malika Henderson Parents
Malika has not revealed the name of her parents but she has said that her parents were influential in shaping her love of politics and culture. They were both involved in the civil rights movement, and her father marched with Martin Luther King, Jr. in Alabama in the 1960s.
Who is Nia-Malika Henderson Married To
It is not clear whether she is married or not. She keeps her personal life private.
Nia-Malika Henderson Wife
It is not clear whether Malika has a wife or not but according to an Instagram page which is not verified as her account a post-dated January 1 shows her with a woman with the hashtag newly weds.
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Nia-Malika Henderson Baby
Nia doesn’t have a baby as of 2020.
Nia-Malika Henderson CNN
Henderson joined CNN in 2015 and serves as a senior political reporter based in Washington. She reports for the network’s digital and television platforms, and regularly appears as a panelist for CNN’s Inside Politics, The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer and CNN Tonight with Don Lemon. She also often serves as a fill-in anchor for Inside Politics.
She covered the 2016 election, the Presidential transition, President Donald Trump’s administration and the Democratic party. During the 2016 election season, she reported on the Democratic and Republican candidates, covering Bernie Sanders’ insurgent campaign, Ben Carson’s unlikely bid and Donald Trump’s realignment of the Republican party.
She previously served as a national political reporter for The Washington Post, where she covered the White House, the 2012 presidential campaign, the 2010 mid-term elections and anchored The Post’s Election 2012 blog.
Prior to that she worked for POLITICO and covered the first two years of the Obama administration and was Newsday’s lead reporter covering Obama’s 2008 campaign, the Democratic primary race and the Democratic National Convention.
In 2005, Henderson was part of the Newsday team named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in explanatory reporting for a series on the history of hip hop. Before joining Newsday’s national staff, she wrote for The Baltimore Sun.
Nia-Malika Henderson Salary
Her actual salary is unknown.
Nia-Malika Henderson Net worth
She has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
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