Fredricka Whitfield

News Reporter
Born May 31, 1965

Fredricka Whitfield is a news room reporter for CNN. She anchors the weekend versions of CNN Newsroom and sometimes substitutes for anchors during weekdays. She is the daughter of Olympian Mal Whitfield.

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1965 Birth Born on May 31, 1965.


1983 18 Years Old Whitfield attended Paint Branch High School in Burtonsville, Maryland, graduating in 1983.


1987 22 Years Old Ms. Whitfield earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Howard University’s School of Communications in 1987. … Read More


1995 30 Years Old Prior to joining CNN, Whitfield was a correspondent for NBC News and served as an Atlanta-based correspondent for NBC Nightly News from 1995 to 2001. … Read More
2004 39 Years Old She has reported the devastating Asian tsunami which occurred in December 2004. … Read More


2005 40 Years Old She gave birth to a son in January 2005.
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