Kristen Holmes Profile
Kristen Holmes is an American Correspondent and Reporter working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the network in June 2012.
Kristen Holmes Education
Holmes graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in the year 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and then attended Columbia University. She graduated from the university’s Graduate School of Journalism in the year 2012 with a Master of Science (M.S.) in Broadcast Journalism and Documentary Filmmaking. In the year 2007, Holmes participated in the Italian Immersion Program at Boston University.
Kristen Holmes Career
Holmes serves at CNN as a National Correspondent based in the Washington, D.C. bureau. She also serves as a frequent guest host on CNN’s top political podcasts. She is an experienced on-air journalist and reporter with deep knowledge of the political landscape in America and a wide network of sources in Washington and across the nation. Holmes has worked as; an Associate Producer for Piers Morgan Tonight, Producer, White House Correspondent, and Associate Producer for Piers Morgan Tonight (most recent) on CNN.
Holmes has covered some of the major and significant news stories such as Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, and the Las Vegas shooting. For her coverage of the hurricanes, she earned an Emmy Award nomination. During the threat of a missile strike against the United States territory by Kim Jong-un, Holmes was dispatched to Guam. Holmes was among the small team that helmed CNN’s coverage of voter integrity, during the election cycle in the year 2020. At the time, she covered several stories on state preparations for the fraught transition of power, mail-in voting, and internal deliberations at the US Postal Service.
She created and hosted a popular 11-episode CNN Original Series/ iHeart Radio podcast, Election 101, as part of the network’s election coverage. The podcast still remains among CNN’s most popular political podcasts. The main aim of the podcast was to bring a new and integral understanding of what’s at stake when the people of America cast their votes. This unique concept was featured in multiple publications such as Vogue magazine and was nominated for a prestigious Webby Award.
Holmes began her career at CNN’s Newsource where she was the leading political correspondent during the midterm elections in the year 2018. This created a voter issue series that took Holmes around the nation to depict what mattered most to the people of America. Previously, she served as a White House producer for CNN, and as an embedded producer on the 2016 campaign trail. While in college, Holmes worked as an elementary school teacher in South Chicago for 2 years, as a member of the selective Teach for America corps.
Quick Facts About Kristen Holmes
|Full Name||Kristen Holmes|
|Age||36 years old as of 2022|
|Spouse||Noah William Gray|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Kristen Holmes Age / How old is Kristen Holmes?
Holmes is 36 years old as of 2022. She was born on February 24, 1986, in Oklahoma, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 24th of February every year.
Kristen Holmes Height
How tall is Kristen Holmes? Holmes stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m).
Kristen Holmes Family
Holmes was raised with her loving parents, Sven E. Holmes (father) and Louis Roman (mother). Her mom works as the director of the Women’s Foreign Policy Group as well as the International Center for Research on Women, in Washington. She formerly worked as an editor of Washington Post Live and the newspaper’s live events platform. She now works on a book about Mary Todd Lincoln. Holmes’s dad works as a vice-chairman of KPMG, and as a trustee of St. Mary’s College, Maryland. Information regarding Holmes’s siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Kristen Holmes Husband, Wedding
Holmes is married to her lovely spouse, Noah William Gray. They tied the knot on September 7, 2019, in Nantucket, Massachusetts. They first met in the year 2015 over a telephone, whereby Noah William was a booking producer in Atlanta and Holmes was a new on-air producer at the White House. It happened that an illegal drone was discovered over the White House and Noah William took action and called Holmes to go on-air with breaking news. Thereafter, Noah sent an email to Holmes where he told her to meet him for coffee. However, the timing did not work out and it was not until after one year that they met in person. They met while both covering the presidential campaign of Donald Trump.
Kristen Holmes Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CNN, she earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Kristen Holmes Net Worth
Holmes has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Correspondent and Reporter.
At CNN Holmes 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
- Paula Hancocks