Brynn Gingras Profile
Brynn Gingras is an American Correspondent and News Anchor/Reporter working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the network in March 2016.
Brynn Gingras Education
Gingras graduated from Lyman Hall High School and then attended Yale University in the year 2000. While in high school, she always had a passion for telling stories and worked in the school newspaper, and served as a volunteer in putting together the senior yearbook. Gingras graduated from Yale University in the year 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in American studies and a concentration in Sociology. During her stint at the university, she used to play basketball for the Yale Bulldogs women’s basketball team. She played for the team beginning at point guard and serving as captain her senior year.
Brynn Gingras Career
Gingras serves at CNN as a national correspondent based in New York City. She covers significant and major breaking news events. Over the years with CNN, she has been responsible for leading CNN’s coverage of significant stories such as the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, Harvey Weinstein, the college admissions scandal, and the #MeToo movement. Also, she reports on protests against police brutality, law enforcement, domestic terrorist attacks, and extreme weather events.
Before joining CNN, she worked for NBCUniversal, Inc. in New York as a news reporter for 6 years. While there, she provided live coverage of the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. She also captured the 1st pictures of the iconic boardwalk roller coaster floating in the ocean. This made her earn recognition from Twitter as a “2012 Top Tweet”.
She was also on the front lines during the Boston Marathon bombings as well as the Newtown massacre. Gingras’s investigative reporting included; the exposure of the fraudulent practices of a gay former Marine turned waitress, who was claiming a New Jersey family did not tip because of him being gay. Her work over her career has won her 3 regional Emmy Awards, a National Emmy Award, and an Edward R. Murrow award.
Gingras has worked for WVIT in Hartford, Connecticut as a news reporter, and at CNN affiliate KMIZ in Columbia, Missouri as a news anchor. She has reported on the sentencing and trials for Cheshire home invasion suspects Steven Hayes and Joshua Komisarjevsky. Also, she has covered the appeals of Ryan Ferguson as well as Hurricane Irene.
Quick Facts About Brynn Gingras
|Age||40 years old as of 2022|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Gingras started her journalism career with CBS News’ documentaries division in New York City, where she served as a contributor to pieces on the BTK arrest, the trial of Michael Jackson, the Iraq War, and Hurricane Katrina. Gingras is a strong volunteer in the community. She serves as a coach with an inner-city AAU program.
Brynn Gingras Age / How old is Brynn Gingras?
Gingras is 40 years old as of 2022. She was born on May 12, 1982, in Wallingford, Connecticut, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 12th of May every year.
Brynn Gingras Height
How tall is Brynn Gingras? Gingras stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Brynn Gingras Family, Parents
Gingras was raised in Wallingford, Connecticut with her loving parents, Mark Gingras (father) and Christine Gingras (mother). Her dad is a native of Italy and her mom is from Australia. She was raised alongside her older sister, Margaux.
Brynn Gingras Husband, Wedding
Gingras is married to her lovely spouse, Adrian Melia. They tied the knot on August 29, 2019, in the church at County Wicklow. Their wedding was private and only close friends and family attended.
Brynn Gingras Sons/Children
Gingras and her husband, Adrian Melia, take great pride in being parents to their one son, Gavin. Gavin is 4 years old as of 2022 having been born in the year 2018. Gingras and her husband also feel proud of being stepparents to their stepson, Finn.
Brynn Gingras Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CNN, she earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Brynn Gingras Net Worth
Gingras has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Correspondent and News Anchor/Reporter.
Brynn Gingras Miscarriage
Gingras underwent a miscarriage on December 10, 2020. She says that it was the day that she had a scheduled appointment with her doctor to see her unborn baby for the 1st time, hear the heartbeat and get that coveted ultrasound photograph that she planned to send in a Christmas card to her in-laws in Ireland. She asked her doctor whether she could FaceTime her husband but the doctor told her to first wait until he makes sure everything is okay.
Gingras says that the words of the doctor nicked her heart and she had no possibility of anything going wrong in her mind. She then felt that the doctor feverishly move the wand around her stomach as if he lost something, and eventually, the doctor told her that it was unfortunate that he did not find a heartbeat.