Contessa Brewer Wiki, Bio, Age, Husband, Children, CNBC, Salary, Net worth
Contessa Brewer Biography
Contessa Brewer is an American National Emmy-Award winning television journalist born on 16th March 1974 in Parsonsfield, Maine, U.S. She is a CNBC correspondent and a fill-in anchor. She is popular for hosting the primetime series “Caught on Camera” on MSNBC.
Contessa Brewer Age
44 years old as of 2018; she was born on 16th March 1974
Contessa Brewer Education
Contessa attended Sacopee Valley High School in Hiram, Maine graduating in 1992. In 1996 she graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism. She also has a Certificate of Contemporary Europe.
Contessa Brewer Career
In 1997 Contessa joined KMIR-TV in Palm Springs, California until 1999 and later joined KRNV-TV in Reno, Nevada. She has also worked as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter for WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
In September 2003 she joined MSNBC, she briefly served as a newsreader on the Imus in the Morning radio show in spring 2005. She later appeared as the newsreader on Verdict with Dan Abrams before its cancellation in 2008. She began hosting MSNBC Live weekdays at noon, until her departure on August 26, 2011 but she continued to host ‘Caught on Camera’ and filing reports for NBC news.
In March 2012 she began doing fill-in anchor work for WNBC in New York City, mostly on weekends. In 2015 she became a freelance co-anchor for CBSN and filed stories for the CBS Evening News and ABC News. She joined CNBC in 2016 becoming a full-time correspondent and fill-in anchor in 2017.
Contessa Brewer CNBC
In September 2016 Brewer joined CNBC as a contributor heavily concentrated her reporting on the 2016 election and as well as a variety of reporting including stories on the increase in lobster demand, the U.S. dairy war with Canada, and coal country’s reaction to the Trump administration. In August 2017 she was named as a general assignment reporter for CNBC.
Contessa Brewer Don Imus
During spring 2005 while working as a newsreader on the Imus in the Morning radio show she got involved in a public feud with Don Imus after the New York Post published a gossip item in which she was allegedly overheard dishonouring Don Imus. Imus responded on air with disparaging remarks directed at Brewer. This led to the end of her tenure at Imus.
Contessa Brewer Judd Gregg
In January 2010 Brewer interviewed New Hampshire Senator Judd Gregg, who had called for cuts in the federal budget, and raised a question about the cuts in the federal budget. Gregg failed to respond which prompted Brewer to ask “Which programs are you willing to cut? Are you willing to tell schools, no money for you?.”
Gregg reacted by saying Brewer was “absurd”, “fundamentally dishonest”, “irresponsible” and lacked “integrity” for her handling of interviews, and stated, “in your introduction to me, you said that, that education funding would be cut.”
Contessa Brewer Controversies
In August 2009 Contessa was criticized and was accused of editing a video to obscure the race of the black man who was carrying an AR-15 assault rifle at an Obama appearance in Pheonix, Arizona, on August 17.
Conservative blogs condemned her for her remark on the story, “you have a man of colour in the presidency and white people showing up with guns strapped to their waists or to their legs.”
She was also criticized for her comments about the “2010 Times Square car bomb attempt”.
“There was part of me that was hoping this was not going to be anybody with ties to any kind of Islamic country, because there are a lot of people who want to use this terrorist intent to justify writing off people who believe in a certain way or come from certain countries or whose skin colour is a certain way. I mean they use it as justification for really outdated bigotry.”
Contessa Brewer Salary
Brewer actual salary is unknown although the average annual salary of media personality in CNBC is in between $68K to $102K.
Contessa Brewer Net worth
Contessa has an estimated net worth of $2 Million.
Contessa Brewer Husband
Contessa is married to her husband, Dan Senor.
Contessa Brewer Children
Contessa gave birth to her twin boys in 2013.
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