Whitfield, Fredricka

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Whitfield, Fredricka


Education: Howard University, B.J.


Broadcast journalist. Worked at WCIV–TV, Charleston, SC, then WTNH–TV, New Haven, CT, later KTVT–TV, Dallas, TX, News Channel 8, Washington, DC, and WPLG–TV, Miami, FL; NBC News, correspondent, news anchor, and reporter, prior to 2001; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA, member of news staff, 2001—.

Awards, Honors:

Associated Press Award, reporter of the year, 1988; Groit Award, 1991; Outstanding Women in Marketing and Communications Award, journalism category, Ebony, 2005; also received rookie of the year award, Sigma Delta Chi.


Television Appearances; Series:

Afternoon anchor, CNN Saturday, Cable News Network, beginning 1998.

Also anchor of CNN Sunday, Cable News Network.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees, Cable News Network, 2005.

CNN Live Today, Cable News Network, 2006.



CNN Online,http://www.cnn.com, September 13, 2006.