• Brynn Gingras is a broadcast journalist for CNN, with a net worth of close to $1 million.
• She is of Italian and Native American descent and attended Yale University.
• She was very athletic at a young age and was a four-year basketball letter winner.
• Gingras has reported on various high profile stories, including the 2016 presidential election, Orlando gay nightclub shooting, and historic flooding in West Virginia.
• In her free time, she volunteers coaching basketball, mainly in inner city programs.
Who is Brynn Gingras?
Brynn Gingras was born on 12 May 1982, in Wallingford, Connecticut, USA, and is a broadcast journalist, best known for her work with Cable News Network (CNN) in which she serves as a national correspondent. She has been with the company since 2016, and has reported on numerous high-profile stories.
The fantastic photographer Peter Gerber took this shot of me tonight. I never post his shots, but this one -I like. And I do smile 🙂
The Net Worth of Brynn Gingras
How rich is Brynn Gingras? As of mid-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is overclose to $1 million, earned through a successful career in journalism. She’s travelled around the country thanks to her work, and has also gained a lot of recognition because of it. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her net worth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
Brynn’s father is of Italian descent while her mother has Native American ancestry. She grew up with an older sister though it is not known how she came to develop an interest in broadcasting. She was very athletic at a young age and showed a lot of passion for sports; she attended Lyman Hall High School, and during her time there, was a member of the school’s basketball team, captained the team during her senior year, and was a four-year letter winner. She holds the all-time scoring record at 1,209 points and helped the team gain a league championship.
With numerous honors given to her during her high school campaign, she enrolled at Yale University after matriculating, majoring in American Studies and Sociology. and continued on to play varsity basketball. She immediately gained a lot of notice as a freshman point guard with the Yale Bulldogs. In 2003, she became team captain and managed to build high stats.
With all of her achievements in basketball, many believed that Gingras would pursue a professional basketball career as she was one of the best players from the university during her time. However, she had another passion in mind, and decided that she wanted to pursue journalism after school. She graduated in 2004 and started working as a broadcast associate for CBS News, the news division of the television service CBS which broadcasts various original programming such as “CBS This Morning”, “60 Minutes”, “Face the Nation”, and “48 Hours”.
— Brynn Gingras (@brynnCNN) February 20, 2016
The network is known for its hourly newscasts and also has a 24-hour digital news network, and have also recently focused on their online presence including the creation of several podcasts. While working with CBS, she covered various high profile news such as the Michael Jackson trial, the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, and many more. In 2006, she left CBS and became a reporter and anchor for JW Broadcasting, where she stayed for four years, and also worked with other stations nearby. She is known to have done anchoring work for KMIZ which is a Columbia-based CNN affiliate, and with the Hartford based WVIT.
Recent Career Moves
In 2012, Brynn became a reporter for the news network NBC and during her time there, she gained international fame after doing an exclusive interview with the New Jersey family who was accused wrongfully by a former Marine turned waitress, who felt that she wasn’t tipped because of her sexuality. The interview revealed that the accusations were wrongful, and Brynn’s report gained her a lot of notice. She also reported on the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and is known for tweeting images of a boardwalk roller coaster floating in the ocean after the catastrophic event.
In 2016 she became a reporter for CNN, which is the first 24-hour news network in the US as well as the first all-news television channel in the country. She continued her notable coverage of events, including the 2016 presidential election as well as the Orlando gay nightclub shooting. She’s also reported on international terrorist attacks. and the historic flooding which occurred in West Virginia. Her work has gained her an Edward R. Murrow Award as well as a national Emmy Award.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, not much is known in terms of any of Gingras’ romantic relationships. In 2010, she hinted through social media that she had a boyfriend, but it is not known if they are still together. Four years later, she confirmed through another tweet that she is single and has no children. Around the same time, she was spotted in a photo with a man at a Yale University reunion. Many speculated that the two might be romantically involved but it was never confirmed.
Similar to numerous broadcast personalities, she is highly active online through accounts on social media, particularly on Twitter in which she uses the platform to report on the latest developments in current events. She also promotes her work and her upcoming appearances through the platform. She also has an Instagram account, though it has not been updated since early 2018, opting instead to focus on Twitter which has been gaining more attention from followers. While it has been a long time since she played basketball, she has never truly let go of her love for the sport. During her free time, she does volunteer coaching, mainly helping youths in various inner city programs.
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia