Kyra Phillips Biography and Wiki
Kyra Phillips is an American ABC News’ correspondent based in Washington, D.C. She was also an award-winning correspondent for the CNN investigative and documentary units, based at the network’s world headquarters in Atlanta.
Kyra Phillips Age and Birthday
She was born on 8 August 1968 in Illinois, United States. Philips celebrates her birthday party on August 8, every year, She turns 53 years old in 2021.
Kyra Phillips Height
She is five feet six inches tall.
Kyra Phillips Education
After graduating from Helix High School, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Southern California.
Kyra Phillips Parents
Her father, Dan Phillips was a professor at San Diego State University.
Kyra Phillips Husband
Having been married to John Assad from 2000 to 2008, she became engaged to Fox News correspondent John Roberts in 2010.
Kyra Phillips Kids
She gave birth to twins, Sage Ann Roberts and Kellan Clay Roberts in March 2011.
Kyra Phillips CNN
She is an award-winning correspondent for the CNN investigative and documentary units, based at the network’s world headquarters in Atlanta.
She joined CNN in 1999 and moved to HLN in 2012 to anchor Raising America with Kyra, a daily interactive, investigative program that focused on news impacting the modern American family.
Her documentary about race relations and tensions in Jena, Louisiana, following the appearance of nooses at the town’s high school, earned her the top documentary award from the Society of Professional Journalists.
She became the first female journalist to fly in an F-14 air-to-air combat training mission over the Persian Gulf. She produced exclusive reports on the U.S. Navy’s reconnaissance missions from the P-3 aircraft as well as the maritime interdiction operations from USS Paul Hamilton.
In 2001, she was the first network correspondent to gain exclusive access to CAG 9, the elite Navy air wing, in preparation for the war against the Taliban in Afghanistan. Her reports took viewers inside the cockpits of the world’s most advanced strike fighter jets, and into training, as sailors and officers prepared to fight the war on terror overseas.
Prior to that, she served as an investigative reporter and anchor for KCBS-TV in Los Angeles. She was a weekend anchor and reporter for WDSU-TV in New Orleans and prior to that, anchored and reported for WLUK-TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin. She has also served as morning anchor and reporter for KAMC-TV in Lubbock, Texas, and as a field producer for CNN-Telemundo in Washington, D.C.
Kyra Phillips ABC News
On April 2, 2018, she left CNN to join ABC News as a “D.C.-based correspondent”.
Kyra Phillips Salary
Her salary is undisclosed.
Kyra Phillips Net Worth
Her net worth is above $5.2 million.