Victor Blackwell Bio, Age, Partner, CNN, Net Worth, Weight Loss, College

By | May 2, 2024

Victor Blackwell Biography

Victor is a journalist hailing from the U.S.A serving as a correspondent and anchor of the weekend morning editions of New Day and CNN Newsroom situated in the network’s global headquarters in Atlanta.

Victor Blackwell Education

He completed his education and earned a B.A. from the Howard University in Washington D.C. in Broadcast Journalism. He was ranked one of the Top 150 Distinguished Alumni of the University in the year 2016.

Victor Blackwell

He was born in the year 1981 in Baltimore, Maryland, US. The American journalist is 40 years old as of September 25th 2021.

Victor Blackwell relationship

He has openly declared to be gay. He opened up on his sexual orientation on December 21st 2013, during an on-air interview with his co-host Pamela Brown and guest Jimmy Alexander. They were discussing at the time concerning the GQ magazine that published Phil Robertson’s interview. Phil had remarked on an illogical homosexual in the interview.

Victor Blackwell Career

Come August 2012, Blackwell got to CNN airing and hosting several breaking news reports, among them Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, riots in his hometown of Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray, the Orlando shooting at Pulse Nightclub, his unique reporting on the death of Georgia teen Kendrick Johnson and the recovery of Superstorm Sandy

Blackwell did the 50th commemoration of the death of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the year 2018 by planing an exclusive interview with civil rights leaders at the Memphis motel and here, King was shot down, Reverend Jesse Jackson and Ambassador Andrew Young. It was the first time the two had met together since the death of the King.

He served at WPBF 25 News in West Palm Beach, Fla. prior to getting to CNN, where he worked as an anchor at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Uh, and 11 p.m. concerning newscasts. He has been noticed by the Society of Professional Journalists with an Emmy award, two Telly awards, three regional Emmy nominations, many other Associated Press awards, and honors. He as well got a special report on the disproportionate drop-out rate for young black men with the admired Edward R. Murrow Award and the Solidarity Award, all from the Radio TV Digital News Association.

In Jacksonville, Fla., Blackwell served at WTLV/WJXX befored his time at WPBF. He got into journalistic writing in Columbia, Md., for the Community Times newspaper. He served at Baltimore as a producer for Radio11 WBAL and in Washington as a co-producer for WHUT-TV. He as well served in Hagerstown, Md., for WPMT-TV in York, Penn., as well as WHAG-TV.

Victor Blackwell’s Net Worth

He has a roughly calculated net worth of $1 Million as of 2020. He has made his wealth from his profession as an anchor.

Victor Blackwell Weight Loss

He lost over 130 pounds after Laparoscopic gastric banding. Laparoscopic gastric banding is surgery to help in weight loss. To make a tiny pouch to carry food, the surgeon places a band around the upper part of your stomach. By making you get satisfied after eating small amounts of food, the band controls the amount of food you can consume.

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