Phil Black Biography
Phil Black is an Australian media personality working for CNN as an International Correspondent based in CNN’s London bureau. He previously worked at Seven News in Sydney as a correspondent and also worked at Australia’s Channel Nine ‘Getaway’ programme as a researcher.
Phil Black Age
He was born and raised in Australia but his exact date, month and year of birth is unknown.
Phil Black Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Phil Black Education
Phil earned an associate diploma in Journalism from Macleay College in Sydney.
Phil Black Parents
Black has not revealed any information about his parents.
Phil Black Siblings
No information about his siblings is available.
Phil Black Wife
Phil is married to Ellie Taylor an English comedian, television personality, actress, and writer. She has appeared in numerous television shows such as Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, Snog Marry Avoid, 8 out of 10 Cats and Sicknote. She is also a radio presenter on Heart FM and studied English literature at the University of York.
Phil Black Wedding
Phil and his wife exchanged their marriage vows in a very personal and intimate wedding in London, United Kingdom in 2014 with close friends and family invited .
Phil Black Children
Phil and his wife welcomed their baby daughter Valentina Black in November 28, 2018 who is their first child. Ellie shared the news on her Instagram account.
Phil Black CNN
Black joined CNN International in April 2007 as a freelance reporter and has worked on numerous stories for the network including the Finnish classroom shootings, the McCartney-Mills divorce hearings, the attempted London terror attacks, the search for Madeleine McCann and the Princess Diana inquest. He later became CNN International’s Russia correspondent based in Moscow where he reported on a number of high-profile stories from the region including Vladimir Putin’s landslide re-election as president and the controversial arrest and detainment of protest punk group Pussy Riot.
Phil is now an International Correspondent based in CNN’s London bureau and has played a crucial role in CNN’s coverage of the crisis in Ukraine – from his reporting on the Maidan protests in Kiev, to his coverage of fighting between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in Donetsk. Black was also on the ground at the crash site of the downed Flight MH17, broadcasting on the incident and its aftermath. For his reporting on this story, and the shooting of a anti-government protester in Independence Square, he was recognized twice at the 2014 AIB awards.
Prior to joining CNN International, Black spent seven years at Seven News in Sydney as a correspondent on Australia’s highest rating news programme, where he covered the Asian Tsunami from Sri Lanka. He also worked at Australia’s Channel Nine ‘Getaway’ programme as a researcher, where he helped with logistical planning for crews shooting travel stories around the world. He was with the channel for five years and worked as both a producer and later a reporter. This period saw him move steadily towards his first correspondent role with Seven News.
Phil Black Salary
He earns an average annual salary of $100,790 to $109,724 .
Phil Black Net Worth
His estimated net worth is unknown.
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