Know About Ana Cabrera; CNN, Husband, Family, Bio, Facts

Published Date: 31 Mar, 2020 Updated date: 31 Mar, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Ana Cabrera is a familiar face on CNN, who has been covering numerous breaking stories. She is also a proud mother at her home, raising two kids with her husband so far.

Ana Cabrera is an award-winning American journalist known for her work on CNN. She currently appears as an anchor on the weekend primetime edition of CNN Newsroom based in New York.

Ana Cabrera Bio; Family

Ana was born on 13 May 1982 in Denver, Colorado to parents Ronald Cabrera and Judith Cabrera. She has four siblings; three brothers, Matthew, Nathan, and John Cabrera and a sister named Angelina Cabrera. Both her mother and sister are left-handed. She was raised in the middle-class family of Mexican heritage. Growing up, she enjoyed performing that includes acting, singing in a choir, or playing the piano.

Cabrera with a height of 5 feet 4 inches pursued her early education at Skyview High School. Afterward, she went to the Washington State University after the women’s cross-country and track teams recruited her and offered her a scholarship. There, she earned her degrees in communication and foreign languages and cultures, graduating in 2004.

Career; CNN

Cabrera began her broadcasting career in 2005 as an anchor/reporter for NBC affiliate KHQ-TV in Spokane, Washington. There, she worked until 2009 and moved to KMGH-TV Channel 7 News in Denver and started to work as a morning news anchor.

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In 2013, she joined CNN as a correspondent based in Denver. Meanwhile, Cabrera has anchored various CNN’s top breaking news stories, including Hurricanes Harvey and Maria, the Southerland Springs, Texas church shooting, the London Bridge attack and the deadly Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, etc.


Ana Cabrera joined CNN as a correspondent in 2013 (Picture: Twitter)

Currently, she anchors the weekend primetime edition of CNN Newsroom based in New York. She has covered numerous stories from politics, to natural disasters, to mass shootings and more.

Married Life; Husband, Children

Ana is currently married to wave surfing designer Benjamin Nielsen. They exchanged wedding vows on 11 September 2005 and have been together since then. Benjamin is a LEED-certified civil engineer. Currently, he works for McLaughlin Whitewater Design Group, a hydraulics engineering firm known for innovative advancement in wave technology called the “Wave Shaper” that was implemented at the Boise River Park.


Ana Cabrera pictured with her husband and children (Picture: Ana’s Facebook)

The couple is the now parents of two children. Firstly, they welcomed a son named Jack on 10 October 2011. Later, their daughter, Maria was born on 5 January 2016. Ana describes her husband as a solo parent during the weekend.

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Some Interesting Facts About Ana Cabrera

  • Ana won an Emmy Award for her in-the-field reporting as part of a news team covering the High Park fire in 2012.
  • Similarly, she received the National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award in 2019.
  • Her brother John was diagnosed with brain cancer when he was 10 years old.
  • She is a member of the Murrow Professional Advisory Board and was honored as an inductee into the Murrow Hall of Achievement in 2019.
  • She has worked on the Board of Directors of Mi Casa Resource Center and on the board of the American Cancer Society.
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