Kara Scannell Profile
Kara Scannell is an American News Reporter and Correspondent working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the network in October 2017.
When it comes to her education, Scannell is a proud graduate of Fordham University. She graduated from the university with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Media Studies. While in college, she freelanced for a New York City radio station, 1010WINS.
Kara Scannell Career
Scannell serves at CNN as a New York-based correspondent. She covers business, crime, and law investigations, focusing on the United States Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York. Joining CNN, he was based in the network’s Washington, D.C. bureau as a member of the team reporting on the special counsel’s investigation into the 2016 presidential election.
Before Scannell joined CNN she worked for the Financial Times as an investigative correspondent. Most recently, she served as Financial Times’s United States senior finance correspondent. Over the years with Financial Times, she covered breaking stories such as cyber security breaches, tax evasion schemes, and sweeping crackdowns on insider trading. She was also responsible for writing in-depth investigations as well as interviewing a number of high-profile government figures such as Sally Yates (Deputy Attorney General) after her firing.
Before going to the Financial Times, he served at the Wall Street Journal. She spent multiple years there revealing lapses in oversight by an independent agency of the U.S. federal government, the Securities and Exchange Commission. Also, exposing how the agency systematically missed red flags which could have revealed the Madoff Ponzi scheme. Scannell spent a couple of years as the papers’ federal courts reporter covering multiple high-profile criminal trials involving Enron and Martha Stewart. She also reported on private equity firms. She started her journalism career at CNNfn where she worked as an Associate Producer for 1 year.
For covering breaking news for the Financial Times’s coverage of the flash crash trader, Scannell was awarded the 2015 Society of American Business Editors and Writers award. She was among the Wall Street Journal crew that was a finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in the National Affairs category for reporting on the financial crisis. When she is not at work, she likes spending time with her dog (pug) named Finn.
Quick Facts About Scannell
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Kara Scannell Age
Scannell was born in New York, United States. Her age is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Scannell is or when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 30s.
Kara Scannell Height / Measurements
Scannell stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m).
Kara Scannell Family
Scannell was raised in New York. Information regarding Scannell’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Kara Scannell Husband
Information about Scannell’s dating life is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Scannell is engaged to someone or whether she is married. It is also not known if she has any children.
Kara Scannell Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CNN, she earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Kara Scannell’s Net Worth
Scannell has an estimated net worth of $1 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Reporter and Correspondent.
Kara Scannell CNN
At CNN Scannell works alongside;
- Phil Mattingly
- Suzanne Malveaux
- Patrick Oppmann
- Ryan Nobles
- Paula Newton
- Chad Myers
- Jeanne Moos
- David McKenzie
- Oren Liebermann
- Alex Marquardt
- Miguel Marquez
- Athena Jones
- Laura Jarrett
- Kristen Holmes
- Paula Hancocks