Vanessa Yurkevich Profile
Vanessa Yurkevich is an American Correspondent and Reporter working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the network in October 2014.
Vanessa Yurkevich Education
Yurkevich is a graduate of Montclair High School. She is also an alumnus of Fordham University where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Media Studies. Yurkevich also is a 2010 grad of Hunter College where she obtained a certificate in Polish Language and Literature. Additionally, Yurkevich holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Journalism and Spanish from Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina. Yurkevich fluently speaks Spanish and Polish.
Vanessa Yurkevich Career
Yurkevich serves at CNN as a business and political correspondent. She covers the intersection of politics and business across the network’s TV and digital platforms. Previously, she served as a Business & Politics Reporter (January 2019 – July 2019). She started as a digital correspondent at CNN until December 2018.
Over the years with the business and political correspondent role, she has covered the COVID-19 pandemic economy and its impact on the people of America for 2 years. Yurkevich has traveled across Georgia reporting on topics such as inflation, labor shortages, the unemployment crisis, supply chain issues, and the plight of small businesses. She has provided extensive coverage on how the Labor Department, the Department of Agriculture, and the Small Business Administration address the economic recovery. Also, she has extensively covered the struggles within the restaurant.
Yurkevich conducted an exclusive interview with Sonny Perdue (former Secretary of Agriculture) — in the midst of the trade war. She has also conducted interviews with Howard Schultz (perspective candidate), Jay Inslee (Governor), and Beto O’Rourke. She has also reported on the 2019 government shutdown as well as the historic 6-week General Motors strike. On the 2020 campaign trail, she reported on Pete Buttigieg (Democratic presidential candidate).
Yurkevich has provided an extensive report on immigration and has provided live coverage from the United States-Mexico border. She gained rare access to the United States Border Patrol Academy and was responsible for producing “The Green Wall,” a 3-part series. Yurkevich has spent a couple of months embedding with 3 border patrol agents.
Quick Facts About Yurkevich
|Age||36 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
She embarked on a 1-month road trip for the network’s award-winning #MyVote Campaign Camper tour where he traveled across the nation speaking to voters. This was during the presidential election of 2016. Yurkevich anchored the network’s digital coverage on Election Night from the Empire State Building. The coverage earned CNN PROMAXBDA award, Webby Award, and Edward R. Murrow Award.
Before Yurkevich joined CNN, she served at NY1 News and NY1 Noticias, Artinfo, The New York Times — The Local, BBC, and Associated Press TV in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Knight Foundation’s United States – Russia Young Media Professionals Fellowship and the International Center for Journalists recognized Yurkevich with the Scripps Howard Immigration Fellowship.
Vanessa Yurkevich Age
Yurkevich is 36 years old as of 2021. She was born on November 29, 1985, in the United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 29th of November every year.
Vanessa Yurkevich Height / Measurements
Yurkevich stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m).
Vanessa Yurkevich Family
Yurkevich was born to her loving parents, whose names are unknown at the moment. However, she often posts about her mother on her Instagram Page. She was raised alongside her sister, called Allison, who works as a fashion assistant.
Vanessa Yurkevich Husband
Yurkevich is married to her lovely spouse, Brian Dutt. Brian is a scientist and the founder and CEO of an ice skating company, Beeroll. The couple tied the knot on July 30, 2022, at a private wedding ceremony attended by only close friends and family. They dated for 6 weeks. On June 28, 2021, Brian posted a pic of him proposing to Yurkevich on his Instagram Page. The couple has no children at the moment.
Vanessa Yurkevich Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CNN, she earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Vanessa Yurkevich Net Worth
Yurkevich has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Correspondent and Reporter.
Vanessa Yurkevich CNN
At CNN Yurkevich 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