Ana Cabrera is a female journalist who has worked with different television stations. She started her career while as a college student and has gone ahead to bag so many achievements. She has covered the different aspect of news, feeding the world with her voice and the activities going around them. Her recruitment at CNN became the very platform she used in garnering fame. She is a wife and a mother. Here are all the details you need to know about Cabrera’s life and career.
Ana Cabrera of CNN Biography
The female journalist came to be on the 13th of May 1982 in Denver, Colorado. She is one of the five children born to her Mexican parents – Ronald Cabrera (father) and Judith Cabera (mother). Her siblings are Angelina Cabrera, Matthew Cabrera, Nathan Cabrera, and John Cabrera. She almost lost her youngest brother John to cancer but after many chemotherapies, he survived. Her dad made ends meet as an executive director at an educational firm while her mom works as a counselor. Ana Cabrera is a Mexica-American.
She holds a bachelors degree in Communication, Foreign Languages, and Culture from the Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication in Pullman.
While as a college student, Ana Cabrera pursued the very dream, journalism she nursed as a child. She started off as an anchor in 2005 with the KHQ TV. KHQ TV is an NBC affiliate television located in Spokane, Washington. She proved her relevance with the television station for four years before joining KMGH-TV in 2009. During her days with KMGH-TV, she covered several programs including the High Park Fire in 2012 which subsequently gave her an Emmy Award that year.
She was present as a journalist during the 2012 Presidential debate in Denver and also partook in the theatre shooting of the Aurora movie. For her achievements that period, she was awarded the AP Press TV and Radio Association’s Annual Mark Twain Award for best morning show broadcast in 2013.
Subsequently, Anna’s dreams grew bigger, thus, she left the network in 2013 and joined the American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Turner Broadcasting System, CNN. On her arrival, she was assigned to be a correspondent covering any Denver-related news. She also served as an investigative journalist during these periods.
Ana Cabrera later took over from Poppy Harlow on the weekend primetime programme on CNN Newsroom. She also was the voice behind the Arapahoe High school shooting and the extensive coverage on the legalization of marijuana for recreational purpose in Colorado. More so, she investigated and uncovered the deaths that occurred during the September 13, flood.
Ana Cabrera has also shown her skills in the political region. In 2017, she anchored news pertaining to the White House and its politics at large. She also interviewed a lot of prominent figures during these periods. Apart from her journalism career, Ana is one of the board directors of MiCasa Resource Centre. She also served in that capacity at the American Cancer Society.
Net Worth and Salary
From the obvious fact, Anna Cabrera is quite success driven. Right from the inception of her career, she has risen from one successful height to another with no struggles. Her rise to stardom started with a local television station and today, she is notable for her works on one of the largest newsroom, CNN. Her exact salary figures are readily not available but we know that most newscasters’ annual salary falls within the range of $56,896 – $106,000. More so, her net worth is pegged at $3.6 million. She holds an Emmy Award for her remarkable display as part of the 7 News morning team.
Ana is not one of the many celebrities who flaunt their love life, in fact, despite that she has been put on the spot severally with reference to her sexual orientation, Ana didn’t give a hoot until she tied the knot with Benjamin Nielsen. Prior to her union with Nielsen, she was once said to be a lesbian.
Ana and Benjamin tied the knots in a very private ceremony on September 11, 2005. Till date, there are no details of their wedding venue. Their union is blessed with two children, a son named Jackson Nielsen and a daughter named Maria Nielsen. They have a dog named Lola.