Newscaster, Fredricka Whitfield was born on May 31, 1965 belonging to American nationality. She at the moment serves for CNN weekday edition called "CNN Newsroom." Her father name is Olympian Mal Whitfield, and has a half brother, Edward Whitfield Wright. She completed her graduation from Paint Branch High School in 1983. She received her bachelor's degree from Howard University's by specializing in Journalism in 1987. During her study at Howard University, she worked as a news anchor for WHBC, a campus radio station. Back then she was one of the bright students who would give much concern about her aimbitions and did a lot of hard-work from earlier days of her college. She had a clear state of mind to become of successful journalist and continued to struggle from the beginning of her career.
Whitfield though she had a job earlier at the campus, however, soon after her graduation she then went to join WCIV being a reporter. She made a remarkable contribution in numerous television during the starting phase of her career and also got valuable feedback and support from her employers which made her do even better in the field of journalism. Afterwards, she joined WTNH as a general assignment reporter and then KTVT-TV in Dallas. After working in several televisions, she became more experienced and was offered to work in many other channels and later made her choice to join at News Channel 8 as a evening anchor. She stayed News Channel 8 for sometimes and moved to WPLG-TV. In 1995, her talent and skilled was acknowledged by NBC News channel and was hired for NBC Nightly News.
She gave her full commitment for the channel and did great deal of contribution by covering breaking news, such as hurricanes and flooding, tornadoes, 2000 presidential race and others. She remained in NBC News until 2001. She had a great fortune from the beginning, as she got the opportunities and became success working in different channels in varied circumstances. In 2002, she became the television anchor of the world's leading news channel CNN. In the mean time, being a leading news anchor at CNN she takes a great deal of responsibility on her shoulder and shows huge amount of commitment.
Fredricka Whitfield is forty-eight years old and mother of her three kids. Her husband, John Glenn who is a former Director of Photography at Atlanta Journal Constitution.Whitfield gave birth to her first baby boy on January 2005. In 2012, she gave birth to the twins, daughter Nola Amanda Glenn and son Gilbert James Glenn. The couple has good understanding and it is unlikely for them to have any sorts of relationship issues in the future.During her career, she was honored with several awards including Ebony award for her exceptional contribution in marketing and communications. Moreover, in 2007, she earned Emmy award for her live reporting on long form and just many more. Fredricka Whitfield could be the inspiration for many jounalists as she is not only successful in her working life,but personal life as well. To get more of her details news and update we can find her in the social networking sites and also from wikipedia.