Ana Cabrera Biography
Ana Cabrera is an American journalist and a CNN television news anchor. Currently, she anchors the weekend primetime edition of CNN Newsroom based in New York. Cabrera is also a part of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. In addition, she works on the board of directors of Mi Casa Resource Center and has previously served on the board of the American Cancer Society.
Ana Cabrera Age
She was born on May 13, 1982, in Denver, Colorado, in Mexico.
Ana Cabrera Height
Cabrera stands at the height of 5 ft 4 inches tall.
Ana Cabrera Education
After completing high school, Ana enrolled and graduated from Washington State University.
Ana Cabrera Nationality
Cabrera is of American nationality.
Ana Cabrera Ethnicity
Cabrera belongs to Mexican- the American ethnicity.
Ana Cabrera Parents
Cabrera has Mexican parents. She is the daughter of Judith Cabrera, her mother, and Ronald Cabrera, her father. Judith was to work as a counselor, and Ronald worked at an educational firm as an executive producer.
Ana Cabrera Siblings
She has four siblings: Matthew Cabrera, John Cabrera, Angelina Cabrera, and Nathan Cabrera. Her youngest brother John had cancer, and she almost lost him. Fortunately, after multiple chemo-therapies, his brother John survived and is now fine.
Ana Cabrera Husband
Cabrera tied the knot to her husband, Benjamin Nielsen. The ceremony was held on September 11, 2005, in an intimate ceremony of family and close friends. The couple met during a Washington official trip, and they married after dating for a long time.
Ana Cabrera Children
Cabrera has two children together with her husband, Benjamin. Their firstborn is a son called Jackson Nielsen, born in December 2012, and their second-born daughter was Maria Nielsen, born on January 5, 2016. Their life is together with their dog named Lola.
Ana Cabrera CNN
Cabrera is the 1 pm weekday edition anchor of CNN Newsroom based in New York. She has also extensively reported on a wide range of topics at CNN, including the COVID-19 pandemic, politics, natural disasters, mass shootings, and more. Cabrera’s political coverage includes the 2020 presidential election, the attack on the United States Capitol, and President Donald Trump’s historic two impeachment proceedings. Cabrera also hosted multiple 2020 Democratic presidential candidate town halls and traveled across the country to speak with voters, keeping CNN viewers up to date on the national electorate’s pulse. She also covers the #MeToo movement and immigration issues in-depth regularly.
Cabrera is a journalist who previously worked as an anchor for the top-rated daily morning news program at KMGH-TV 7 News, Denver’s ABC affiliate. She also won an Emmy for her on-the-ground anchoring as a 7 News morning team member, which was recognized for its coverage of the High Park Fire in 2012. In 2013, she and the 7 News morning team received the Associated Press TV and Radio Association’s Annual Mark Twain Award for Best Morning Show Broadcast.
Cabrera also worked as an anchor and reporter for NBC affiliate KHQ-TV and FOX affiliate KAYU-TV in Spokane, Washington, from 2005 to 2009. She began her broadcasting career as an intern for CBS affiliates KCNC-TV and KMGH-TV in Denver. Cabrera received the National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award in 2019. She previously served on the board of directors of Mi Casa Resource Center and the American Cancer Society. Cabrera is a graduate of Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication. As a distinguished alumna, she also served on the Murrow Professional Advisory Board and was inducted into the Murrow Hall of Achievement in 2019.
Ana Cabrera Neck
Cabrera has been questioned many times about her long neck compared to the others. She was rumored to have undergone surgery, but she defended herself and responded that she was physically born like that.
Ana Cabrera Salary
Cabrera earns an estimated annual salary of USD 77,983. Her net worth is approximately $3.6 million.