Rosemary Church Biography
Rosemary Church is an award-winning journalist serving as a news anchor at CNN International based in Atlanta. She can be seen on CNNI in the morning across Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and in the afternoon across Asia and Australia.
Rosemary Church Age
She was born on November 10, 1962 in Belfast, United Kingdom.
Rosemary Church Height
Rosemary stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches tall.
Rosemary Church Nationality
Church is an Australian national. She was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland but her family moved to Australia when she was 8 years old.
Rosemary Church Education
She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Australian National University in Canberra and has completed graduate studies in media and law at the University of Canberra.
Rosemary Church Husband
Rosemary got married to her husband Patrick O’Byrne in 1995. He is a Professor of Nursing at the University of Ottawa. His research and clinical work as a nurse practitioner focus on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of sexually transmitted infections and HIV. He holds an OHTN Research Chair in Public Health and HIV Prevention.
Rosemary Church Children
She is a mother of three children; a son known as James and two daughters Hannah and Madeleine.
Rosemary Church CNN
Rosemary joined CNN in 1998 and currently serves as a journalist for CNN International based in Atlanta. She anchors CNN Newsroom in the morning across Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and in the afternoon across Asia and Australia. Her shows air Monday through Thursday on CNN International.
She has anchored major world news such as the rise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq and the resulting coalition airstrikes against the militant group; the global fight against the deadly Ebola virus; the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370; the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine; the Arab Spring; Japan’s 2011 earthquake and tsunami; the killing of Osama bin Laden; the capture of Saddam Hussein; the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq; and the September 11th terrorist attacks against the United States in 2001.
In 2014 Church and her colleagues, Nick Paton Walsh and Phil Black, won the prestigious Golden Nymph award for Best 24 Hour News Programme at the Monte Carlo Television Festival for their coverage of unrest in Ukraine, which involved a deadly shooting in Kiev’s Independence Square during anti-government protests. They also went on to pick up the Best Short News Report category at the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) awards for the same coverage.
She also contributed to CNN’s 2006 Edward R. Murrow Award for the network’s coverage of the Israel-Hezbollah conflict.
Rosemary Church ATV
Church worked as the Senior Anchor with Australia’s first international satellite news service, Australia Television (ATV) for five years. She also filed stories for ATV and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) Foreign Correspondent program, when she traveled to Asia. She won the New York Festival’s TV programming award for coverage of the Hong Kong Handover to China in 1997.
She began her career as a reporter and anchor at ABC TV in 1991. She also anchored the summer edition of ABC TV’s World at Noon program. Prior to this, she spent five years at Parliament House, Canberra, with the National Media Liaison Service, while also anchoring weekend news bulletins on Channel Ten’s news service. In 1984, she worked as a media officer and speechwriter for a Member of the Federal Parliament.
Rosemary Church Salary
Her annual salary is estimated to be $300,000.
Rosemary Church Net worth
She has an estimated net worth of $8 million.