Bobbie Battista Wiki
Bobbie Battista was born on July 23, 1952, and from New Jersey, U.S. She was an American journalist and a former prominent newscaster with the Cable News Network (CNN). She passed away at the age of 67 after four years of battle with Cancer.
Bobbie’s death was confirmed by CNN executive producer David Gelles on Twitter “Former CNN anchor Bobbie Battista has passed away at the age of 67, after a four year battle with cervical cancer,” and added “Battista was one of the original CNN Headline News anchors when the network launched in 1981. She anchored several news programs on CNN including ‘TalkBack Live’.”
Bobbie Battista Career
She anchored programs for CNN Headline News, CNN, and CNN International. Bobbie started her career at a radio station in Raleigh, North Carolina, she moved on to be an anchor, reporter, and producer with WRAL-TV.
In 1981, she joined WRAL and served there a few months before joining CNN. While employed at CNN she was recognized with several Awards and also wrote a series of youth crimes involving five-station and was the recipient of a Peabody Award.
Furthermore, she also reported on historic events including the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, Gulf War, and the September 11 terrorist attacks. In 1998, Battista was named as the host of the first multi-platform interactive talk show, TalkBack Live, which ran for an hour on weekday afternoons.
In 2001, she left CNN and joined her husband John Brimelow’s firm, Atamira Communications, and has provided strategic counsel to a wide range of Fortune 500 companies. However, after Eight years she made part-time contributions to ONN ( Onion News Network).
Bobbie Battista Age
How old was Bobbie Battista? She was born on July 23, 1952, and from New Jersey, U.S and she was 67 years old as of 2020. However, there is not much information about her father, mother, and siblings.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in radio, television, and film production at Northwestern University.
Bobbie Battista Husband
She is survived by her husband, John Brimelow. The couple lived in Atlanta together where they ran a communications company, Atamira Communications.
Once, Bobbie went on a date with Steve Perry who is an American singer and songwriter.
Bobbie Battista Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth of her is $7 Million USD which includes her Husband’s Income. She stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 63KG.