Phil Black Profile
Phil Black is an Australian News Anchor/Reporter/Producer and Correspondent working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. He joined the network in April 2007.
Phil Black Career
Black serves at CNN as an International Correspondent based in the London bureau. Before being deployed to London, he worked as the network’s Russia correspondent based in Moscow, where he covered several high-profile stories. Some of these stories included the controversial arrest and detainment of protest punk group Pussy Riot as well as the landslide re-election of Vladimir Putin as president.
Black has played an integral role in the coverage of the Ukraine crisis on CNN. He has covered the fights between government forces in Donetsk and pro-Russian rebels, as well as Maidan protests in Kyiv. Black reported the crash site of the downed Flight MH17 live from the ground and broadcasted the incident and its aftermath. He was honored twice at the 2014 AIB awards for his coverage of the crash story, as well as for the coverage of the shooting of an anti-government protester in Independence Square.
Before joining CNN, now as a full-time job, he worked as a freelance reporter at the network. As a freelancer, he covered the attempted London terror attacks, the inquest of Princess Diana, the divorce hearings of McCartney-Mills, the shootings of a Finnish classroom, the search for Madeleine McCann, and the attempted London terror attacks.
Before coming to CNN, he served at Seven News in Sydney for 7 years as a correspondent, where he worked on the highest-rating news program in Australia. While there, he reported the Asian Tsunami live from Sri Lanka. Black started his career on Channel Nine’s ‘Getaway’ program in Australia. There he worked as a researcher, where he was responsible for assisting in logistical planning for crews shooting travel stories across the globe. He spent half a decade there. There, he also served as a producer and then later on, as a reporter.
He has more than one decade of experience in producing and reporting. Mentioning his education, Black is a proud alumnus of Macleay College in Sydney. He graduated from there with an associate diploma in Journalism.
Quick Facts About Phil Black
|Age||41 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Phil Black Age / How old is Phil Black?
Black is 41 years old as of 2021, having been born on 15 August 1980, in Australia. He celebrates his birthday on the 15th of August every year.
Phil Black Height
How tall is Phil Black? Black stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Phil Black Family, Parents
Information regarding Black’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Phil Black Wife
Black is married to his lovely spouse, Ellie Taylor, a British comedian, writer, and actress. Ellie has acted in “8 out of 10 Cats,” “Sicknote,” “Snog Marry Avoid,” “Mock the Week,” and “Live at the Apollo.” In addition, Ellie world as a radio presenter at Heart FM. They tied the knot in the year 2014 at a private wedding in London attended by only close family and friends. There is no information regarding the couple having any children.
Phil Black Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CNN, he earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Phil Black’s Net Worth
Black has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter/Producer and Correspondent.