David McKenzie Biography
David McKenzie is a television personality and journalist. Currently, he works for CNN as an International Correspondent in Johannesburg, South Africa.
With a CNN reporting career spanning five continents, McKenzie has reported from more than 30 African countries and brings a profound experience to his reporting on the continent. He joined the network as a Correspondent in December 2007 based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Before moving to Kenya, he served as the network’s International Correspondent based in Beijing.
David McKenzie Age
David is yet to reveal his exact date of birth, month, or year. He still needs to mention his birthplace too.
David McKenzie Height
David stands at the height of 5 feet and 9 inches tall.
David McKenzie Education
David graduated in 2000 from Duke University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Policy and Psychology. Later, he landed a full scholarship to New York University, where he earned his Master’s degree in Journalism in 2003. Additionally, he is a 2020 alumnus of Harvard Business School Online, where he pursued Management Essentials.
David McKenzie Nationality
Davis is of South African nationality.
David McKenzie Parents
While being interrogated On August 6, 2015, he was able to mention some details regarding his family in the limelight. His family resides in South Africa, and he often makes time to visit them in South Africa. His parents moved to South Africa after retirement but had spent many years overseas.
However, David seems to keep separate his professional and private life. As a result, he is yet to reveal his parents’ names and identities.
David McKenzie Siblings
David has managed to live a low-profile life, and because of that, he has not revealed the identity of his siblings.
David McKenzie Wife
David keeps his private life out of the limelight. As a result, he has yet to reveal his marital status or his wife’s identity.
David McKenzie Children
David is quite secretive regarding his personal life, so no information on the Children’s identities is mentioned.
David McKenzie CNN
McKenzie is an International Correspondent for CNN based in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has since reported from more than 30 African countries and five continents. He has also reported on some of Africa’s most significant and talked about stories, including the downfall of Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and the death of Nelson Mandela.
McKenzie has reported numerous investigative projects for all of CNN’s platforms, including accessing white supremacist groups in South Africa and exposing Chinese involvement in ivory smuggling, part of an ongoing focus on conservation reporting.
Since joining CNN, he has interviewed many high-profile personalities and leaders, including South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, Nobel Prize winners Wangari Maathai, Denis Mukwege, and Desmond Tutu, former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga, and President Paul Kagame of Rwanda.
David began his career in New York as a freelance producer and writer for international broadcasters and newsgathering organizations, including ABC News, BBC, and Reuters. He joined CNN from UNICEF, where he served as a correspondent and producer with their Africa Services Unit.
David McKenzie Awards
In 2019, he was awarded Best Breaking News Coverage as a lead member of the CNN team reporting by the prestigious Royal Television Society Award. This team said on Mugabe’s ouster from the government.
In 2011, he received the Amnesty International Media Awards in the “International Television and Radio” category. This honor was due to conducting investigations into the plight of the mentally ill in Kenya for CNN’s documentary series “World’s Untold Stories” and “Locked Up and Forgotten.” He also became a holder of the National Headliner award because of his significant contribution to broadcasting Somalia’s deadly famine.
David McKenzie Networth
David has a net worth of approximately USD 1 million.
David McKenzie’s Social Media
Instagram: David McKenzie (@mckenziecnn)