Poppy Harlow Bio
Poppy Harlow is an American journalist, best known for her reporting at CNN and Forbes.com. She is an anchor of CNN This Morning and is based at CNN’s New York news bureau.
Poppy Harlow Age
Harlow is 41 years old as of 2024, she was born on 2nd May 1982 in Minneapolis Minnesota, United States of America. Furthermore, she celebrates her birthday on 2nd May every year.
Poppy Harlow Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 121 lbs (55kg).
Poppy Harlow Family
Harlow was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her father, attorney James Lee Harlow, died when she was 15. Her mother is Mary Louise Baird
Poppy Harlow Education
Harlow graduated from The Blake School, a private co-educational college preparatory school in Minneapolis, in 2001. She then graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Columbia University, with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Middle Eastern studies. Harlow’s nickname “Poppy” is a childhood nickname that stuck. She earned a Master of Studies in Law (M.S.L.) degree from Yale Law School in 2022.
Poppy Harlow Husband
Harlow is married to Sinisa Babcic. Furthermore, the couple has two children; a daughter born in April 2016 and a son born in February 2018. She was awarded a John Jay Award from her alma mater, Columbia College, in 2022.
Poppy Harlow Career
Harlow began her career after interning at CBS while in college, she continued working for CBS MarketWatch and as an assistant producer for CBS Newspath after graduation. She then became an anchor and reporter for NY1 News’ Local Edition. While at NY1, her news beat covered Staten Island and New Jersey, including reports on local politics, the economy, and local cultural events.
She was previously co-anchor of CNN Newsroom weekdays from 9 A.M. to 11 A.M., a business correspondent at CNN, CNN International, and HLN; an anchor for CNNMoney.com; and a Forbes.com Video Network anchor, reporter, and producer.
In September 2007, Harlow was hired by Forbes.com Video Network, where her coverage area expanded to fashion, entertainment, and business topics. Moreover, Harlow joined CNN in 2008, served as the anchor for CNNMoney.com, and reported for CNN, CNN International, and HLN. Additionally, she was named a New York-based CNN correspondent in April 2012. She has won the Gracie Award for best online investigative program or feature and SABEW’s Best in Business award.
Poppy Harlow CNN
Poppy Harlow has had a notable career in journalism, including her role as a fill-in anchor for CNN International and her co-anchoring position with Jim Sciutto on CNN Newsroom. She took over this role in the morning time slot following Carol Costello’s move to HLN.
In addition to these roles, Harlow was announced as a co-anchor for a revamped CNN morning show alongside Don Lemon and Kaitlan Collins. Which will lead to her departure from the 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. ET slot on CNN Newsroom. The morning show was officially named “CNN This Morning” in October 2022.
However, Harlow’s career was not without controversy. In 2013, while covering the conviction of two high school football players in Steubenville, Ohio, for the rape of a 16-year-old. Furthermore, she made a statement that was widely criticized. She expressed sympathy for the young men, saying.
To watch what happened as these two young men who had such promising futures, star football players. Very good students, literally watched as they believed their lives fell apart …collapsed ‘My life is over. No one is going to want me now.'” Additionally, this statement led to a petition with over 250,000 signatures. Demanding an on-air apology from CNN for what was seen as sympathy towards the rapists.
Poppy Harlow Net Worth
Harlow has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as an Anchor.
Poppy Harlow Social Media Platforms
Harlow is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 174.5k followers on Twitter, 74.5k followers on Instagram, and 238k followers on Facebook.