Poppy Harlow Biography
Poppy Harlow is an American journalist. She works as an anchor of CNN Newsroom and is based at CNN’s New York news bureau.
Harlow was previously a business correspondent at CNN, CNN International, and HLN; an anchor for CNNMoney.com; and a Forbes.com Video Network anchor.
Poppy Harlow Age
Harlow was born on May 2, 1982, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. She is 37 years old as of 2019.
Poppy Harlow Husband
Harlow is married. She is married to Sinisa Babcic. Harlow and Sinisa have two children; a girl who was born in April 2016 and a boy who was born in February 2018.
Poppy Harlow Education
Harlow attended The Blake School. The school is a private co-educational college preparatory school in Minneapolis and she graduated in 2001. She then proceeded to join Columbia University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Middle Eastern studies.
Poppy Harlow Career
Harlow joined CNN in 2008. She served as the anchor for CNNMoney.com and reported for CNN, CNN International and HLN. Harlow has won the Gracie Award for best online investigative program or feature and SABEW’s Best in Business award. In April 2012, she was named a New York-based CNN correspondent.
In 2013, while covering the conviction of two Steubenville, Ohio, high school football players for the rape of a 16-year-old, Harlow expressed sympathy for the rapists, saying that it was “incredibly difficult, even for an outsider like me, to watch what happened as these two young men that had such promising futures, star football players, very good students, literally watched as they believed their lives fell apart … [Ma’lik Richmond] collapsed [and told his attorney,] ‘My life is over. No one is going to want me now.'”
This expression of sympathy drew a lot of criticism. There was even a petition requesting that CNN apologize on the air for sympathizing with the Steubenville rapists. The report received over 250,000 signatures within two days of CNN’s report.
Harlow had passed out briefly on December 28, 2015. while live on the air from the anchor desk. She would later reappear and explain that she had gotten a little hot and was fine.
Harlow together with Jim Sciutto took over as the new co-anchor of CNN Newsroom February 6, 2017, from 9 A.M. to 11 A.M. every morning after Carol Costello’s move to HLN.
Poppy Harlow Salary and Net Worth
Harlow’s salary at CNN is not yet known. However, she has an estimated net worth of $ 2 million.