Christine Romans Profile
Christine Romans is an American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter, Correspondent, and author working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the network in the year 1999.
Christine Romans Education
Romans graduated from Pleasant Valley High School and then attended Iowa State University in the year 1993. She graduated from the university with a major in French, Journalism, and Mass Communication. Romans is also a proud alumnus of L’Institut Catholique de Lyon in France, where she studied French literature and French media. She graduated from there in the summer of 1991.
Christine Romans Career
Romans serves at CNN as a Chief Business Correspondent and anchor of “Early Start with Laura Jarrett,” which airs from Monday to Friday, from 4 a.m. to 6 a.m. ET. She holds an Emmy Award for her work on the series “Exporting America.” The series was all about outsourcing and globalization of American jobs overseas. She is CNN’s explainer-in-chief of all things money, where she reports on finance and business from the perspective of small business owners as well as American workers. She is responsible for translating what bailouts and budgets and economic data mean for families.
Romans traveled across Georgia reporting for “Is College Worth it,” her series, in the year 2014. She served as a co-host of a special hour-long investigative report, “Madoff: Secrets of a Scandal,” in the year 2010, which examined Bernard Madoff (disgraced financier) and how he executed among the largest investor frauds ever committed by an individual. Romans’s special, “In God We Trust: Faith & Money in America” examined the intersection of how religious values govern the way individuals think about and spend their money, in the year 2009.
“Living Dangerously,” her series of reports, highlighted the precautions and risks for about 30% of America’s population residing in the path of an Atlantic-coast hurricane. She was responsible for examining how dangerous infections spread in hospitals and the precautions to be taken by patients in order to protect themselves, in her series, “Deadly Hospitals.”
Before joining CNN Business News, she spent a couple of years providing live coverage from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. She served as an anchor for CNNfn’s Street Sweep, where she tracked the market’s boom through the late 90s to the September 11 attacks tragedy. Romans has worked as an anchor of the 1st democratic elections in the history of Iraq from CNN Center in Atlanta.
Quick Facts About Christine Romans
|Age||51 years old as of 2022|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
She has reported on 4 presidential elections and 4 hurricanes and was among the coverage teams that won CNN a George Foster Peabody award for Hurricane Katrina coverage. In addition, she was part of the CNN team that won an Alfred I. DuPont Award for coverage of the tsunami disaster in Southeast Asia. Romans has been recognized with a media excellence award for business reporting by The National Foundation for Women Legislators. In the year 2009, she was awarded the James W. Schwartz award by the Greenlee School of Journalism.
Christine Romans Age / How old is Christine Romans?
Romans is 51 years old as of 2022. She was born on January 31, 1971, in Le Claire, Iowa, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 31st of January every year.
Christine Romans Height
How tall is Christine Romans? Romans stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Christine Romans Family
Romans was raised in Le Claire, Iowa with her loving parents, whose names are unknown at the moment. Her father works as a businessman while her mother works as a housewife. She has a sister called April.
Christine Romans Husband, Kids
Romans is married to her lovely spouse, Ed Tobin, a Reuters editor. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their 3 children, Edward Arthur Tobin (son) and the others whose names are currently under review.
Christine Romans Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CNN, she earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Christine Romans Net Worth
Romans has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter and Correspondent.
Christine Romans Books, Author
Other than being a journalist, Romans is also an author. She has authored 3 books;
- “Smart Is the New Rich: If You Can’t Afford It, Put It Down” (in 2010)
- “Smart is the New Rich: Money Guide for Millennials” (in March 2015)
- “How to Speak Money: The Language and Knowledge You Need Now” (in 2012)