Kyra Phillips was born on August 8, 1968 in Jacksonville, Illinois, United States. She is currently 50 and would be 51 in August. Kyra grew up in the city of Jacksonville. When Kyra was in fourth grade, she moved to San Diego, California, where her parents became professors at San Diego State University. She created a news paper in 4th grade which landed her an interview with Dr. Seuss.
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Kyra Phillips Education Details
Kyra Graduated from the Helix High School and graduated from the University of Southern California where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.
Kyra Phillips Marriage Details
Kyra got married to John Assad in 2000 and got divorced in 2008. She later married John Roberts, a fox news correspondent and gave birth to twins in 2011.
Kyra Phillips Career Details
Kyra Phillips is an Award Winning Investigative Journalist for ABC News. She became part of the network in April, 2018. Kyra joined CNN in 1999 where she anchored Live From, CNN Newsroom, American Morning, and later moved to HLN in 2012 to anchor Raising America with Kyra Phillips, an investigative and daily interactive program that focused on news impacting the modern American family.
Kyra Phillips was the first network correspondent to gain exclusive access to CAG 9, the elite Navy air wing, in preparation for the war against the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. Before this, Kyra was working as an investigative reporter and anchor for KCBS-TV in Los Angeles. She was anchoring and reporting for WLUK-TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin and was also a weekend anchor and reporter for WDSU-TV in New Orleans. Kyra also served as a morning anchor and reporter for KAMC-TV in Lubbock, Texas, and also as a field producer for CNN-Telemundo in Washington, D.C.
In January 2002, Kyra Phillips spent over a month in Antarctica to work on a television documentary that featured on the program CNN Presents. Later in 2002, Kyra produced reports that focused on the U.S. Navy’s reconnaissance missions from the destroyer USS Paul Hamilton, the Navy seals, the Navy’s Special Operations Command and Special Warfare Combatant Crewman training, riding in an F-14 Tomcat during an air to air combat mission over the Persian Gulf.
In 2003, Kyra was a journalist during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, where she reported from the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. Kyra Phillips co-anchored CNN Radio’s November 4, 2008 election coverage with Capitol Hill correspondent Lisa Desjardins.
Kyra moved to the 11am Newsroom in 2012. Kyra Later left CNN to launch her personal show in HLN on June 26, 2012. She later came back to CNN as an investigative correspondent and then left CNN for ABC News on April 2, 2018 as a D.C. -based correspondent.
Kyra Phillips Awards
Kyra Received an award as the Reporter Of The Year by the Associated Press in 1997. Kyra Phillips has won two Peabody Awards, six Emmy Awards and two Edward R. Murrow Awards for investigative reporting. She has also won numerous Golden Microphones and other honors.
Kyra Phillips Husband
Kyra Phillips is married to John David Roberts. They both got married in 2010 after being divorced to their previous spouses. Kyra was married to John Assad in 2000 and got divorced in 2008 while Roberts was married and got divorced in 2008. John Roberts is a Canadian-American Journalist working currently as the Chief White House Correspondent for the Fox News channel. He was born on November 15, 1956 in Toronto, Ontario and grew up in Mississauga, Ontario. He is a graduate of University of Toronto’s Erindale College.
Kyra Phillips Net Worth
Kyra Phillips has a Net worth that is estimated to be approximately $5.3million.
Kyra Phillips Parents
Kyra Phillips is the daughter of Dan Phillips. The identity of her mother is not known as at the time of this publication.
Kyra Phillips Kids
Kyra Phillips has two children with John David Roberts. Kyra’s twin children were born on March 15, 2011. They are both named Sage Ann Roberts and Kellan Clay Roberts.
Kyra Phillips Body Measurements
Kyra Phillips is an elegant lady with a height of 5feet and 6inches and an estimated body measurement of 35-25-35 inches. Kyra has successfully maintained her flawless body shape with a workout routine and balanced diet.
Kyra Phillips House And Cars
The properties of Kyra Phillips are not known to the public as at the time of this publication. Kyra Phillips presently lives with her husband John David Roberts and her twin kids Sage Ann Roberts and Kellan Clay Roberts in Washington, D.C.