The media is one of the most powerful tools. But the journalist is one who delivers the news across the world. They work seven days and so, we could know what is happening worldwide.
Likewise, Kaitlan is one of the youngest White House correspondents for the news channel CNN. She has been covering the news of the USA as well as worldwide during this coronavirus pandemic. Kaitlan has an attractive personality and bold interviewing style.
Read on to find about her journey to the media industry. Before that, take a sneak peek at the below facts.
Kaitlan Collins Quick facts
|Birthdate||April 7, 1992 (age 28)|
|Alma Mater||University of Alabama|
Kaitlan Collins Graduated In a Bachelor of Arts
Kaitlan is one of the prominent American journalists. She was born on April 7, 1992, to a senior mortgage banker, Jeff Collins, in Prattville, Alabama. She has two younger brothers, Brayden and Cole and a sister named Lena Grace.
Kaitlan attended the Prattville High School and then she enrolled at the University of Alabama from where he earned a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Political Science in 2014. After graduation, Kaitlan packed her bags and moved to Washington, D.C. She did an eight-week internship at the Daily Caller.
Kaitlan is CNN’s White House Correspondent
After finishing college, she began her career as a freelance blogger and writer. At the time, she wrote for multiple journals and newspapers. In June 2014, The Daily Caller hired her as an entertainment reporter. The former reporter worked there for three years and then went on to join CNN.
In 2017, Kaitlan appointed as a White House correspondent by CNN and had traveled with President Trump several countries.
Collins Was Suspended From a Trump Administration Press Conference in 2018
In July 2018, Collins was barred from an open White House press after she asked President Trump questions about Russian President Vladimir Putin and Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen.
The correspondent Collins said that senior White House officials the questions she asked were inappropriate for that venue. During the press conference, she asked, “Did Michael Cohen betray you, President?”
She repeated the question and asked, “Mr. President, are you worried about what Michael Cohen is about to say to the prosecutors? Are you worried about what is on the other tapes, Mr. President?”
Later Trump’s advisor Kellyanne Conway said that she must be polite during question President Trump. Watch the video below on which White House Banned CNN reported from President’s Event.
How Much is Kaitlan Collins’s Net Worth?
Kaitlan has been actively working as a journalist in the media industry since 2014. She makes thousands of salary from her current position. However, she hasn’t revealed the actual net worth and salary. As per Glassdoor, the average salary of a CNN White House correspondent range between $30,000 and $250,000 per year.
Apart from that, Collins was included in Mediaite’s list of the 50 Most Influential People in News Media in 2018. Also, she was named to Crain’s News Pro’s 12 to Watch in TV News in January 2019. The same year, Collins was named “30 under 30” by Forbes Magazines.
Is Kaitlan Collins Married or Dating a Handsome Hunk?
The answer to this question is, Kaitlan Collins is not married, but she is already taken. Reportedly, Kaitlan is in a relationship with an entrepreneur, Will Douglas. Despite being a media personality, she loves to keep her personal life secret.
She often posts photos with her love of life on Instagram. Last time, she shared a couple of photos of the two in May 2016. Will Douglas is a pharmacist and a member of TPA. He graduated from Oklahoma University and also has his business, Crimson Care Pharmacy Group.
Collins Homophobic Tweets From Her College Days
Before stepping into the media, she used ignorant language in a few tweets in her friends. The tweets were posted in 2011 while she was in college. The CNN correspondent didn’t deny that she made the tweets. Later she tweeted in October 2018 and apologized for her tweets.
Read the below post.
When I was in college, I used ignorant language in a few tweets to my friends. It was immature but it doesn’t represent the way I feel at all. I regret it and apologize.
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) October 7, 2018