Errol Barnett Biography And Wiki
Errol Barnett is an American journalist currently working for CBS News as a transportation correspondent based in New York and also Washington, D.C. He currently reports for all the networks’ news broadcasts and platforms including CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnel“, CBS This Morning, and also CBSN.
Previously, Errol spent 10 years working for CNN as an anchor of weekday editions of “CNN Newsroom” airing on CNN and also CNN international. Before that, CNN positioned him as a general assignment reporter to Abu Dhabi, U.A.E, and to Johannesburg, South Africa as a midday anchor.
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Errol Barnett Age and Birthday
Errol was born on April 3, 1983, in Milton Keynes, England. He turns 38 years old in 2021.
Errol Barnett Height
He is a man of average stature. Errol stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Errol Barnett Parents | Mother
He was born to his parents Michael Christie and Pamela in Milton Keynes. His mother is an Englishwoman originally from Liverpool. He along with his parents and two siblings named Danny and Natalie immigrated to the USA when he was 10 years old. His sister later died and his father left the family. Errol was raised by his mother who became depressed due to the loss of her daughter.
His mother later remarried Gary Barnett who was a US Air Force sergeant who served in the Gulf War. In addition, Errol also had a Jamaican grandfather named Gladstone Christie who was among the 500 Caribbean aircrews working with the British Royal Air Force throughout WWII. However, there is no much av
Errol Barnett Married | Partner
He is married to his beautiful wife named Ariana Tolbert. Errol first met his wife to be in the year 2015 and later began dating in June 2015. After more than two years of dating, he went down on one knee and popped the big question on December 27, 2017, on Paradise Island Beach Club.
The pair exchanged their wedding vows on May 18, 2019, in Hanover, Jamaica, before their close friends and family. Errol and his wife currently reside in Washington, D.C. However, there is no available information in regards to the couple having any kids.
Errol Barnett Education
He attended the University of California in Los Angeles where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a focus on International Relations.
Errol Barnett CNN
He spent almost 10 years working for CNN as an anchor of the weekday editions of “CNN Newsroom” that are aired on CNN as well as CNN International. Before that, Errol was positioned as a general assignment correspondent to Johannesburg, South Africa, and also to Abu Dhabi, U.A.E working as a midday anchor.
During that time, he was also part of CNN’s 2011 Peabody Award-winning coverage of the “Arab Spring”. In addition, Errol also hosted CNNI”s weekly series called “Inside Africa” for which within a period of 24 months he had reported from 22 countries in the continent. His career journey in broadcasting commenced in 2001 while working for Channel One News as a Los Angeles-based anchor and reporter at the age of 18. Currently, Errol serves as a transportation correspondent based in New York and also Washington, D.C., at CBS News.
Errol Barnett CBS News | CBS
He currently works for CBS News serving as a transportation correspondent based in New York as well as Washington, D.C. Errol currently reports for all the CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell, CBS This Morning, and also CBSN. In addition, he also worked as a fill-in anchor on CBSN, the “CBS Weekend News”, and also “CBS This Morning: Saturday”. He covered an extensive range of national and also international events.
During the 2020 presidential campaign, his interview with then-candidate Joe Biden was broadly cited for the news it disclosed. In addition, Errol was the only network journalist to fly during Hurricane Dorian when it stalled over the Bahamas as the most powerful storm to ever struck the country. Besides that, he also reported from Grand Bahama island documenting its after-effects. He joined CBS News in the year 2016 serving as a Washington-based correspondent and also covered the White House beat on weekends.
Previously, Errol worked for CNN for almost a year serving as a correspondent and news anchor. In addition, he also hosted CNNI’s weekly series known as “Inside Africa” for which he reported from 22 countries on the continent in a period of 24 months including Senega, Madagascar, and Tunisia. He warded a Salute to Excellence award for the program from the National Association of Black Journalists.
Errol began his career in journalism in the year 2001 where he worked for Channel One News as a news anchor and reporter based in Los Angeles at the age of 18. He is also part of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Investigative Reporters and Editors, the National Association of Black Journalists, and SAG/AFTRA.
Some of Errol’s colleagues at CBS include:
Carter Evans – Correspondent
Jeff Berardelli – Meteorologist & Climate Specialist
Serena Altschul – Contributing Correspondent
Manuel Bojorquez – National Correspondent
Errol Barnett Salary
He makes quite an impressive amount from working at CBS News as a transportation correspondent based in New York and Washington, D.C. Errol’s average salary is $110,560 annually.
Errol Barnett Net Worth
Having worked in the media industry for quite some time, Errol has managed to secure a decent fortune. His net worth is $1 million.