Who is Alexandra Field?
Alexandra Field was born in 23 October 1991, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, and is a reporter, best known for her work with Cable News Network (CNN) based in New York City. She serves as an international correspondent for the network, covering breaking news, often on the global scale.
The Riches of Alexandra Field
How rich is Alexandra Field? As of mid-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $300,000, earned through a successful career in journalism. She’s travelled to various parts of the globe for her work and has also served with other television networks. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
Alexandra was raised in New Orleans alongside five siblings by their mother, who worked as a senior global estate advisor for Sotheby’s International Realty, and also as an associate broker; there are no details regarding her father’s career. After matriculating from high school, she enrolled at Hamilton College to study for a degree in History and French. Hamilton traces its history back to 1793, and is an exclusively undergraduate school with over 1,800 students enrolling in a year, who can choose from 56 areas of study.
During her junior year in college, she became a Levitt Fellow and spent most of her year in France. After graduating, she then furthered her studies by enrolling at Syracuse University at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. The school was originally created by the Genesee Wesleyan Seminary though it is now nonsectarian but maintains a relationship with The United Methodist Church. The school is organized into 13 colleges with nationally recognized programs in various fields. She completed a Master’s Degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism there.
Field began her broadcasting career with the Boston, Massachusetts-based WHDH which is owned by Sunbeam Television. The station is known for its various syndicated programming as well as its exclusive rights to “Lottery Live”, the Massachusetts State Lottery games broadcast six nights a week. They also provide 12 hours of news each weekday and six to seven hours of news broadcasts for each day of the weekend.
After her run with WHDH, she then returned to New York State, to work for the Albany based station WRGB, a CBS affiliate nd is owned by the Sinclair Broadcasting Group. It is one of the first experimental television stations in the world, and one of the handful of stations licensed for commercial broadcasting prior to World War II, noted for launching the careers of television chefs Rachael Ray, and Art “Mr. Food” Ginsburg. In 2007 she joined the Watertown-based station WWNY as a general assignment reporter – the station is another CBS affiliate and she became a part of the news team which airs various news segments throughout each day.
Move to CNN
Alexandra has covered various high profile stories throughout her career including the sale of the National Basketball Association (NBA) team, the Los Angeles Clippers along with the negotiations leading up to the sale. She also covered the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 which disappeared in 2014 while flying towards Beijing Capital International Airport. The aircraft was noted for changing its course sometime after takeoff, and all 227 passengers and 12 crew aboard are presumed dead. It is the deadliest incident in Malaysia Airlines’ history and involving a Boeing 777. The flight’s disappearance is one of the biggest aviation mysteries in history, considering no concrete details about the fate of the plane has been found, despite advancements in technology.
After winning several awards, she was then hired to become a correspondent for CNN. The station is known to be the first channel to provide 24 hour news coverage and the first all-news television channel in the United States. The channel owns numerous affiliates, and also broadcasts internationally under CNN International. It can be seen in over 212 countries and territories in addition to being available to over 100 million US households. For her work, she is mainly based in the Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong.
— CNN International (@cnni) September 14, 2017
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Field is married to Jonathan Jordan who is a cardiologist, specializing on the heart, circulation, and other related areas of the body. They have two children together, but despite her fame, she manages to keep their lives private. She barely talks about her family publicly, and there have been no negative rumors surrounding their relationship.
Similar to numerous journalists, she is highly active online through accounts on social media. She has an account on Twitter which updates her followers on the latest in global news stories, though her account is noted for not being as active as those of other similar journalists. She also has an Instagram account on which she posts a lot of personal photos with her husband, as well as of her travelling to various locations around the world. She travels around the Asia-Pacific region a lot due to the nature of her work, even recently visiting New Zealand in the wake of a recent terrorist attack. She also has a Facebook account though it has not been updated since 2018 – prior to its inactivity, it functioned in a similar way to her Twitter account, posting on news releases.
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia