Amara Walker Bio | Wiki
Amara Walker ( Full name: Amara Sohn-Walker ) is an American journalist and news anchor. Previously, she anchored CNN International’s CNN Today alongside her co-worker called Michael Holmes. Since 2019, Amara has been serving as a correspondent and fill-in anchor for CNN U.S.
Amara was among the election night team that covered the contentious 2020 Presidential election in the USA. She also covered the Georgia Senate runoff. Amara reported on President Trump’s attacks against the Georgia Secretary of State. Her reports focused on the investigations into Trump’s phone call that pressured the Secretary to find more votes after he lost the election to Joe Biden.
Amara also broadcasted CNN’s coverage of the ongoing humanitarian as well as the political crisis in Venezuela. She covered the large-scale demonstrations in Hong Kong against a controversial bill in June 2019. In April 2019, Amara was living on-air as a fire ripped through Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.
Amara Walker Age
She was born on November 30, 1981, in Los Angeles, California, United States. Amara is 40 years old.
Amara Walker Height
She is a bit tall in stature. Amara stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (Approx 1.7m).
Amara Walker Parents
She was born and raised outside Los Angeles by her father and mother. Amara is a Korean American who speaks Korean and Spanish. However, information about her parents and siblings is not available.
Amara Walker Husband
She is happily married to her long-time boyfriend called Thomas Walker. The two exchanged their wedding vows in April 2012. Walker is a plastic surgeon by profession.
Amara Walker Wedding
After dating each other for some years, Amara and Thomas tied the knot in 2012. By List Acid, she was the 7thamong the 17 CNN anchors in 2015. The ceremony took place at Salzkammergut. The couple currently resides in Miami
Amara Walker Baby
She had her final on-air appearance on a Thursday before she started her maternity. Amara gave birth to her firstborn in 2018. She had a second-born on June 18, 2020, and named him Lukas Johann Walker.
Amara Walker Education
In 2003, Amara graduated from the University of Southern California. She graduated with a double degree in broadcast journalism as well as political science.
Amara Walker Leaves Cnn
In July 2012, Amara took her roles as a news anchor as well as a general assignment reporter from CNN to WFLD in Chicago, Illinois ( Fox-owned station). It was after relocating there with her hubby. In December 2013, Amara left WFLD and went to Atlanta, Georgia, still with her hubby where she joined CNN International. She has been a correspondent & fill-in anchor for CNN U.S since 2019.
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She started her career at CNN in 2012. During her time with CNNI, Amara distinguished herself as one of the lead breaking news anchors by covering numerous live major international news events. Among the major live events that Amara has covered include; The Christmas market in 2016 in France and Berlin. Nice’s truck terrorist attacks, Barcelona’s La Rambla van attack in 2017, The death of Lee Kuan Yew ( of Singapore’s founding father ), and Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah in 2015.
The 2016 attempted coup in Turkey, the South Korea Sewol ferry disaster, the death of Ariel Sharon, the historic double canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II, the referendum in Crimea, and the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Amara was live on air when the security forces stormed Kyiv’s Independence Square. An action that led to the crisis in Ukraine. In 2014, Amara and the CNN team went to cover the Ottawa shootings at the Canadian Parliament.
It was simulcast on CNN as well as CNN international. In 2017, Amara was nominated for an Emmy award due to her breaking news reporting on the Manchester Arena bombing attack during an Ariana Grande concert. Additionally, Amara gives some news updates on Anderson Cooper’s AC360’s “360 Bulletin.”
Amara’s colleagues at CNN include:
Amara Walker Salary
She is currently serving as a correspondent and fill-in anchor for CNN U.S. Amara’s average salary is $ 79,549 per year.
Amara Walker Net Worth
She has accumulated good fortune ever since joining the journalism field. Amara’s estimated net worth is $1,496,892
How Old Is Amara Walker
She was born on November 30, 1981, in Los Angeles, California, and is 40 years old.
Where Is Amara Walker Now
In December 2013, Amara left WFLD and went to Atlanta, Georgia, still with her hubby where she now joined CNN International. She currently works for CNN based in Atlanta.