Fredricka Whitfield Biography

Fredricka Whitfield is an anchor for CNN. Based in the network's world headquarters in Atlanta, Whitfield anchors the weekend edition of CNN Newsroom. Whitfield also works as a correspondent for the network, reporting on breaking news events worldwide.

Since joining CNN in 2002, Whitfield has reported from the Persian Gulf Region during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, from Beijing, China during the 2008 Summer Olympic Games and from Washington, D.C. during the 2009 presidential inauguration.

Before CNN, Whitfield was a correspondent for NBC News and served as an Atlanta-based correspondent for NBC Nightly News and other programs for the network including The Today Show and Dateline NBC.

Whitfield has covered such stories as the 2000 Presidential Race and ballot recount as well as multiple extreme weather events involving tornadoes, flooding and hurricanes across America.

Since the September 11th terrorist attacks, she has continued to cover related events from U.S. military first response readiness to search-and-rescue mission training. She covered the 1996 Olympics, the Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta and the subsequent search for bomber Eric Rudolph. She also covered the 1999 refugee crisis in Macedonia during the Kosovo War.

Before joining NBC, Whitfield was a reporter and anchor at WPLG-TV in Miami, an evening anchor for News Channel 8 in Washington, D.C. and a general assignment reporter at KTVT-TV in Dallas. Earlier, Whitfield was a general assignment reporter for WTNH in New Haven, Connecticut. She began her professional career as a reporter and morning anchor for WCIV in Charleston, South Carolina.

Whitfield has garnered multiple awards and honors for her broadcasting work from Sigma Delta Chi, The Society of Professional Journalists and The Associated Press. In 2000, she earned an Emmy Award nomination for long form storytelling. Awards include the 2002 Howard University School of Communications Alumna of The Year, the 2005 George Peabody Award for live coverage of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, the 2005 Ebony Award for Outstanding Women in Marketing and Communications, the 2007 Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a breaking news story long form, the 2008 NAMD Communicator Of The Year, the 2008 Howard University Postgraduate Achievement Award in the field of Journalism and the 2009 NYABJ long form feature.

Whitfield earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Howard University.

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