Becky Anderson Biography
Rebecca Anderson is a British media personality working as the anchor of CNN International’s flagship news and current affairs primetime news program Connect the World. She previously hosted Business International.
Becky Anderson Age
Becky was born on 15 November 1967 in England.
Becky Anderson Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 1 inch.
Becky Anderson Education
Anderson holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and French from the University of Sussex, and a master’s degree in Mass Communication from Arizona State University.
Becky Anderson Parents
Becky was born and raised by her parents. However, she hasn’t revealed any information concerning them. It’s also not known if she has any siblings.
Becky Anderson Husband
Anderson has kept her private life off the lime light. It’s therefore not known if she is single, dating, married or divorced. She has no kids as of 2020.
Becky Anderson CNN
Becky is one of CNN International’s highest profile anchors. She hosts Connect the World with Becky Anderson, which airs weekdays at 7:00pm UAE time. She is based at CNN’s Abu Dhabi bureau, where she also serves as Managing Editor. Anderson is a skilled interviewer, adept at close questioning and has interviewed many of the world’s leading politicians, decision-makers and thought-leaders including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir, Emirati Foreign Minister Sheikh Abudllah bin Zayed, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed Al Thani, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and leading humanitarian leaders such as UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. She has also interviewed celebrities including Jennifer Lopez, Will.i.Am, Akon, Oprah Winfrey, Juliette Binoche, Andrew Lloyd-Weber, Beyoncé, George Clooney, Lady Gaga, Tom Hanks, Javier Bardem and Brad Pitt.
Since moving Connect the World to Abu Dhabi, Anderson has spent much of her time travelling across the Middle East at an extraordinary time of upheaval and change. She and the team were the first team to broadcast from Riyadh after the ban on women driving were lifted. She has broadcast special shows from Tehran to Jerusalem, from Istanbul to Beirut, bringing a range of interviews, reports and packages to CNN International viewers around the globe.
Anderson has reported from Greece on the anti-austerity riots, Tunisia during the Arab Spring uprisings and Rome on the abdication of Pope Benedict XVI and the installation of his successor Pope Francis. She was also the official CNN Olympic Games Correspondent in 2012 and broadcast live from London’s Buckingham Palace on the birth of Prince George. She also played a lead role in CNN’s extensive coverage of both the 7/7 attacks in London and the network’s coverage of the war in Iraq.
Anderson has also focused on covering issues affecting women and young people around the world. She has interviewed senior Saudi officials on the countries women’s rights record while, as part of Connect the World, she discussed with a panel of experts if the Arab Spring had brought about new opportunities for women and young people. In 2013 she also hosted a live chat with NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg who was based on the International Space Station, asking her questions crowd-sourced from social media.
Prior to joining CNN, Anderson also worked with the UK’s ITN, CNBC Europe and Bloomberg. She also worked as a print reporter with various business publications in Arizona,
Becky Anderson Salary
Her salary is unknown.
Becky Anderson Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
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