Brynn Gingras is an American national correspondent best known for reporting important news events for the New York City-based Cable News Network (CNN).
As one of New York’s most important women, Gingras began her journalistic career at CBS News’ documentary film division in New York City. Her journalism has earned her a number of coveted awards, including a National Emmy and three regional Emmys.
After 6 years of reporting for NBC, she was hired by CNN in February 2016. Her new appointment was announced by CNN Vice President Terence Burke.
“She has spent the last four years…reporting on a wide range of stories, including her award-winning coverage of Hurricane Sandy and the Boston bombs,” Burke said of her new associate.
In this article, we take a look at her biography, her career progress and details of her personal life.
Brynn Gingras Wiki, Bio
Brynn Gingras was born on 12 May 1982 in Wallingford, Connecticut, to parents Mark Gingras of Italy and Christine Gingras of the Aborigines. According to reports, she has an older sister named Margaux.
Brynn attended Lyman Hall High School, where she was an active athlete who played in the female basketball team. She was a four-year-old winner and captain of the basketball team as a senior.
Gingrass led her team to a league championship and was the school’s leading scorer with 1,209 points. She was named MVP for 4 years and received the award for All-Liga, All-State, All-Area, and All-County. Gingras also played in the school’s hockey team and was named a captain twice.
She enrolled at Yale University in 2000 and graduated in American Studies and Sociology in 2004. During her studies, Gingras continued to play in the university’s basketball team.
In her freshman year, she played more games than any other freshman. As a sharp top guard, she quickly established herself as one of the team’s top three shooters. Gingras left an excellent record on the Yale Bulldogs team. She was named team captain in the 2003/2004 season.
Judging by her incredible statistics, one would immediately assume that Gingras would become professional in basketball, but she had a different passion – journalism.
After graduating in 2004, she got a job at CBS News Productions as a broadcast associate. However, she did not give up her love of basketball, in her spare time Gingras volunteer coaches train with an inner-city AAU program.
Brynn Gingras Journalism Career
While working for CBS, Gingras contributed to the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, the Michael Jackson Process and the BTK arrest.
In January 2006 she became anchor and broadcaster for JW Broadcasting and left in February 2010. Brynn also anchored CNN subsidiary KMIZ in Columbia, Missouri and affiliate stations WVIT in Hartford, Connecticut.
In March 2010 she became a reporter for NBC.
She gained international recognition at NBC for her exclusive interview with the New Jersey family, which was wrongly charged by a gay former Marine who refused to tip her for her sexuality. Gingras’ report was able to uncover the fraudulent gay Marine.
Gingras reported from Live on the consequences of Hurricane Sandy. Her first images of the legendary Boardwalk roller coaster floating in the sea earned her the Twitter 2012 Top Tweet award.
As a reporter for CNN, Gingras covered the 2016 presidential election, the shooting at the gay nightclub Orlando, the historic floods in West Virginia and the consequences of international terrorist attacks.
Married, Husband, Height
Like many prominent journalists, not much is known about the private life of Brynn Gingras. Sometime in 2010, Brynn hinted that she had a friend about a tweet.
@komuMegan hey! Miss you too! My boyfriend and I are visiting como this weekend! Well be at MU game, would love to see you
— Brynn Gingras (@brynnCNN) November 8, 2010
However, the status of this relationship is not currently known.
In May 2014, she made a tweet that revealed that she was unmarried and had no children. The tweet was accompanied by a photo of her and a man named @paulvitelli, many speculated it was her boyfriend. It is not known whether these two are still together.
— Brynn Gingras (@brynnCNN) May 31, 2014
Brynn Gingras Height is 5 foot 7 inches.
Quick Facts About Brynn Gingras
|Date of Birth:
|12 May 1982
|37 years old
|United States of America
|5 Feet 7 Inch