Amara Walker Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Kids, CNN, Salary, Net worth

Amara Walker

Amara Walker Biography

Amara Sohn Walker is an American journalist serving as an anchor and correspondent for CNN, based in Atlanta. She anchors CNN International’s ‘CNN Today’ alongside Michael Holmes.

Amara Walker Age

She was born on November 30, 1981, in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Amara Walker Height

Amara stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Amara Walker Korean

She belongs to Korean ancestry.

Amara Walker Education

Amara graduated from the University of Southern California with a dual degree in political science and broadcast journalism.

Amara Walker Family

Amara has not shared the names of her parents or siblings but she often posts them on her social media accounts.

Amara Walker Husband

In April 2012 she got married to Thomas Walker,  he is a double board-certified Facial Plastic Surgeon based on Georgia. He is also board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS) and also by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ABOto).

Amara Walker Children

She is a mother of two children; a daughter and a son Lukas Johann Walker born on June 18, 2020.

Amara Walker CNN

Walker serves as an anchor and correspondent based in Atlanta. She joined CNN in 2012 as an anchor for CNN International. She distinguished herself as one of the leading breaking news anchors having covered a number of live major international news events, without a script for hours on end.

She has anchored major live events such as the truck terrorist attacks in Nice, France and the Berlin Christmas market in 2016, the 2017 La Rambla van attack in Barcelona, the attempted coup in Turkey in 2016, the 2015 deaths of Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew and Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, the death of Ariel Sharon, the South Korea Sewol ferry disaster, the historic double canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II, the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 and the referendum in Crimea, which led to Russia’s annexation of the Ukrainian region.

She was also live on the air as security forces stormed Kiev’s Independence Square, which ultimately led to the crisis in Ukraine. In 2014, Walker led the network’s initial coverage of the Ottawa shootings at the Canadian Parliament which was simulcast on CNN and CNN international.

She anchored CNN’s coverage of the humanitarian and political crisis in Venezuela; and the large-scale demonstrations against a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong in June 2019, anchoring the network’s rolling coverage of protesters storming the city’s Legislative Council building in June 2019. She was also live on the air as a fire ripped through Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris in April 2019.

Amara Walker WFLD

Prior to joining CNN Amara served as a news anchor and general assignment reporter at WFLD in Chicago. during the 2012 U.S. presidential election she reported from President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign headquarters. She also covered the 2012 Chicago teachers’ strike that shut down the public school system for eight days. She also contributed numerous reports on the violence plaguing the south side of Chicago.

Amara Walker WTVJ

Walker began her career at WTVJ in Miami where she served for seven years as a weekend evening news anchor and general assignment reporter. She reported on major national and international stories including the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden, the 2012 Florida Republican primary, the 2006 NBA championship and the 2010 governor’s race in Florida.

In the summer of 2005, she reported from New Orleans and Mississippi as Hurricane Katrina was bearing down on the South. After the earthquake struck Haiti in January 2010, she traveled to the country to cover the devastation.

Amara Walker Salary

Her actual annual salary is unknown.

Amara Walker Net worth

Amara’s net worth is under review,

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