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Brooke Baldwin      

Journalist & Former TV Host of CNN Newsroom

Brooke Baldwin is an American journalist and television host who had been at CNN from 2008 until she announced her departure from the network in 2021. Baldwin hosted CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin, which aired from 3pm to 4pm ET on weekdays.

Baldwin reported from location on many breaking news stories, including the oil spill disaster along the Gulf Coast; the collapse of the Upper Big Branch Coal Mine in West Virginia; on-going immigration issues in Georgia; the battle over the fate of the nation’s big three automakers; and she contributed to the network’s award-winning coverage of the 2008 presidential election. In 2009, she exclusively reported on the new discoveries of the forgotten Mayan City of Mirador for CNN International’s “World’s Untold Stories.”

Baldwin joined CNN after serving as a lead reporter for the 10 p.m. newscast for WTTG in Washington, D.C., where she covered the shooting massacres at both Virginia Tech and the West Nickel Mines School, a one-room Amish schoolhouse in southeastern Pennsylvania. At WOWK in Charleston/Huntington, West Virginia, she was the morning anchor and reported on the Sago Mine collapse and Martha Stewart’s release from federal prison. She began her news broadcasting career at WVIR in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Baldwin earned a double bachelor’s degree in journalism and Spanish from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While at UNC, she also studied at the Universidad Ibero Americana in Mexico City and she is fluent in Spanish.


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