Clarissa Ward Biography
Clarissa Ward is a recognized British journalist working as an international news correspondent for CNN based in London. She is popular for reporting major happenings, breaking news, and news-making headlines in Britain and the United Kingdom. Ward gained fame while working at CBS News as a news correspondent and reporter and Moscow-based news correspondent for ABC News.
Clarissa Ward Birthday and Age
Clarissa was born on January 31 in 1980, in London, England, in the United Kingdom.
Clarissa Ward Family
Ward was born and raised by both parents in London, England, in the United States.
Clarissa Ward Height and Weight
Ward has a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.79m) and weighs 138 lbs (63 Kg). She was a dress of size 9 (US) and shoe size of 6(US).
Clarissa Ward Marriage
Ward is a married to her longtime boyfriend, fiancée, and companion Philipp von Bernstorff. The couple dated for over three years before their engagement and wedding in November 2016 in a dazzling wedding ceremony where they exchanged their marriage vows.
Clarissa Ward Children
The marriage between Clarissa and Philipp is blessed with a son, Ezra Albrecht Nikolas Nour von Bernstoff.
Clarissa Ward Education
Ward received her education in England. She received her bachelor’s degree from Yale University and holds an honorary doctorate degree from Middlebury College.
Clarissa Ward Career
Clarissa commenced her career at Fox News in 2003 as an overnight desk assistant, assignment editor based in New York in the United States. She also worked on the international desk coordinating and covering diverse news, including the Israel-Lebanese war, the Gaza Strip strife, and Iraq constitutional referendum. She was later transferred to Beirut, where she worked as a news correspondent. In 2007, Ward joined ABC News as a Moscow-based correspondent. She reported from Russia on world News with Charles Gibson Nightline, Good Morning America, and ABC Radio’s new Now Program. In addition, she covered Russian elections, Russian intervention into Georgian territory, and tsunami in Japan. In 2011, Clarissa secured employment with the CBS News network as a foreign news correspondent and contributor to 60 Minutes and fill-in anchor for CBS This Morning. She traveled and covered news in several countries, including Egypt and Syria, to uncover Islamic extremism, sexual assault, and Syrian radicalism.
Clarissa Ward CNN
In 2015, ward joined CNN as an international reporter based in London. She was announced the CNN international correspondent was succeeding Christiane Amanpour. She has reported from Taliban wars in Afghanistan and Central Africa unrest of 2020. She later joined the investigation team on the Insider and Bellingcat corporation of CNN and informed how Russia Federal Security Services stalked Alexei Navalny before his poisoning in Aug 2020.
Clarissa Ward Salary
Clarissa is one of the highest-earning CNN news correspondents and American journalists. She is approximated to earn $200,000 annually.
Clarissa Ward Net Worth
Clarissa is one of the richest and influential journalists in British. She is rated to be worth $1.3 million, including her earnings, investments, and assets.