Suzanne Malveaux Profile
Suzanne Malveaux is an American Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter and Correspondent working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the network in May 2002.
Suzanne Malveaux Education
In the year 1984, she graduated from Centennial High School in Ellicott City, MD, and then attended Harvard College. She graduated cum laude there with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in sociology. She then enrolled at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism where she graduated in the year 1991 with a master’s degree in broadcasting.
Suzanne Malveaux Career, Political Affiliations
Malveaux serves at CNN as a national correspondent based in Washington DC. She covers both international and national cultural and news events. Previously, she served as a co-anchor for the network’s “Around The World” as well as CNN’s Emmy-winning coverage of the revolution in Egypt. Before that, she served as the primary substitute as well as White House correspondent for “Wolf Blitzer on The Situation Room,” for one decade.
Covering the White House, she reported on Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton traveling to The Balkans, Australia, Europe, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia. She conducted interviews with five living Presidents as well as a number of First Ladies. In April 2011, she interviewed Donald Trump and challenged him on his false Barrack Obama birther narrative, as he contemplated a Presidential run.
Malveaux went back to Rwanda in March 2012, where she reported on the former civil war-torn African nation more than 14 years ago with Clinton (then President), and did updates on the reconciliation efforts. In October 2012, she moved back to South Africa where she reported on Soweto “36 years out of the student uprising,” and conducted interviews with Nelson Mandela’s family. Malveaux embedded with the United States troops in Afghanistan in the year 2011 for the tenth anniversary of 9/11 (September 11 attacks) where she helmed breaking news coverage of the Taliban’s terrorist attack on the United States Embassy there.
Malveaux holds recognition from Columbia University for reporting on the presidential campaign of then-Senator Barrack Obama – “One of the top fifty stories of the Century.” At the time, Malveaux was crafting a 90-minute documentary on Obama and was serving as a panelist questioning the presidential candidates in the Democratic Presidential Primary Debate in Charlotte, NC. Malveaux was part of the network’s Emmy-winning election coverage in the years 2004 and 2006. Malveaux reported on the inauguration of Barrack Obama in Washington DC in the year 2013, as well as the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Quick Facts About Suzanne Malveaux
|Full Name||Suzanne Maria Malveaux|
|Age||55 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
She moved back to New Orleans in September 2005 where she covered the aftermath of the deadly Hurricane Katrina. Malveaux has broken stories like White House personnel changes, Jack Abramoff’s (lobbyist) plea deal, and the retirement of Sandra Day O’Connor (Supreme Court Justice) on CNN.
She began her career at WRC-TV in Washington where she worked as a general assignment reporter. She also worked for New England Cable News and WFXT-TV in Boston, Massachusetts. Before beginning her journalism news career, she served as a producer of documentaries in Kenya and Egypt. She also worked on a 1 hour documentary on the Great Depression with Boston-based Blackside Inc.
She is affiliated and an honorary member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. Also, she is an Aspen Global Leadership Network fellow as well as an Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow. Malveaux has involved herself in multiple panels at Brainstorming summits and the Aspen Institute Ideas Festival. She is a broad member of the International Women’s Media Foundation and well as Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Awards and Honors
Malveaux has co-anchored CNN’s Peabody Award-winning coverage of the Arab Spring. In New Orleans, she was among the coverage teams that won the network a Peabody Award for reporting on Hurricane Katrina, and a DuPont Award for reporting on the tsunami disaster in Southeast Asia. For Malveaux’s 2013 ALS series, the Alliance for Women honored her with a Gracie Award. Black Enterprise has honored Malveaux as “One of America’s Most Powerful Players Under 40.” The Root.com 100 has recognized her as the “Most Influential Young African American.” Ebony has recognized her as ”Outstanding Women in Marketing & Communications.” Essence Magazine has honored Malveaux as “2009 Journalist of the Year”.
Suzanne Malveaux NBC
Before Malveaux joined CNN, he served at NBC News as a correspondent based in Washington and Chicago. While there, she traveled across the nation reporting on breaking news for MSNBC including the September 11 attacks, the impeachment trial of Clinton, the Pentagon, the 2000 Ballot recount, and politics.
Suzanne Malveaux Age, How old is Suzanne Malveaux?
Malveaux is 55 years old as of 2021. She was born on December 4, 1966, in Lansing, Michigan, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 4th of December every year.
Suzanne Malveaux Height
How tall is Suzanne Malveaux? Malveaux stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Suzanne Malveaux Family
Malveaux was raised in New Orleans, Louisiana; and Howard County, Maryland with her loving parents, Myrna Maria Ruiz (mother) and Floyd Joseph Malveaux (father). Her dad has worked as a doctor and was on the dean’s list of the College of Medicine at Howard University. He is also the founder of the National Human Genome Center at Howard University. Additionally, Floyd has worked as an executive director of the Merck Childhood Asthma Network. Malveaux’s mom is a retired schoolteacher. Malveaux is of African, French, and Spanish descent.
Suzanne Malveaux Siblings
Malveaux was raised alongside her 3 siblings; one of whom is her twin sister, Suzette M. Malveaux. Suzette is a professor at the University of Colorado Law School. She also serves as a Columnist and a former president of Bennett College.
Suzanne Malveaux Cousin
Malveaux has a distant cousin, Julianne Malveaux (real name – Julianne Marie Malveaux). Julianne is an American economist, political and social commentator, businesswoman, and author. She is 68 years old as of 2021 having been born on September 22, 1953, in San Francisco, California.
Suzanne Malveaux Husband
Malveaux is in a relationship with Karine Jean-Pierre, the White House Press Secretary. She has never been married to anyone. They have an adopted daughter, who they adopted in the year 2014. The name of the daughter is currently under review. The family happily resides in Washington D.C.
Suzanne Malveaux Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CNN, she earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Suzanne Malveaux’s Net Worth
Malveaux 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.
Suzanne Malveaux Illness
Some fans were asking whether Malveaux has any illness. She has not been acknowledged with any health issues or illnesses. She is in good health. Nonetheless, her mother is the one who suffers from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – ALS (Lou Gehrig’s sickness). Malveaux revealed her mom’s battle with the sickness in the year 2013 in a sequence of CNN segments, “My Mother’s Journey with ALS”. She is therefore mainly committed and dedicated to elevating funds and consciousness for the sickness.
At CNN Malveaux works alongside;
- Phil Mattingly
- 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