A senior political correspondent for the CNN in Washington, D. C. bureau, Brianna Keilar has previously served as the White House Correspondent, Congressional Correspondent as well as the General Assignment Correspondent for the CNN in Washington. In addition to that, Brianna also used to work as national correspondent at the CNN Newsource.

At the beginning of her career, she started in the TV news as an intern as well as production assistant at the KTVU Channel 2 located in Oakland, California. She then went to serve as the general assignment reporter in 2001 at KIMA-TV which is the CBS affiliate in the Yakima, Washington. During the same time, she also used to work in the radio as morning show personality on the Billy, Blue and Brianna, Too: The Morning Zoo on the 107.3 KFFM.

Later in the year 2003, Brianna made her move to the New York for becoming an anchor, reporter as well as producer for the CBS News on mtvU which was the newscast that aired on the college network of MTV. While her tenure there, she covered 2004 Presidential Primaries as well as the election from New Hampshire, Boston and New York.

In addition to that, she also covered 2005 NFL Draft for the mtvU. She also filled in as an anchor of the CBS News’ overnight newscast called Up to the Middle for the first time and at that time, she was at the age of 23. Apart from that, Keilar was also a freelance reporter for the CBS Evening News Weekend Edition before she made her move to the CNN.

Standing at the height of 1.63 m, while she was covering the congress, she earned 2009 National Press Foundation Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for the Distinguished Reporting of the Congress for the fall 2008 coverage of $700 billion bank bailout.

As a General Assignment Correspondent for the network, Brianna also covered wide range of the stories which also includes 2007 Virginia Tech Massacre where she was first CNN correspondent on the ground. Very smart and talented Brianna is married to her husband Dave French with whom she tied her knot on 2nd May of the year 2009. The couple is in sixth years of their marriage and they are living their blissful life. They have not separated or divorced yet.

A gorgeous blonde Brianna Keilar is the native of Australia. She came into this world on 21st September of the year 1980 which has no made her at the age of 34. She was grown up in Orange County, California. She went to get her education from the Mission Viejo High School and got graduated from there in the year 1998.

While she was in the school, she was voted as the homecoming queen during her senior year. After that, she got enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley from where she graduated in 2001 by receiving a dual Bachelor’s degree in the Mass Communications as well as Psychology. While there she was admitted into Phi Beta Kappa Society. In addition to that, she also spoke at commencement ceremony for the Cal’s Class in 2013. Besides that, she is also active user of Instagram and Twitter.


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