Carol Costello is an American news anchor and a reporter who throughout the years has been a valuable possession for CNN. Like Kaylee Hartung, she has been working for the news broadcasters in Atlanta and is one of the most pleasing faces when it comes to delivering the news. Currently, Costello works for CNN’s sister channel HNL remains ever so adored.
Carol for CNN was a pivotal person and for many years a prized possession that they were proud to feature in the realm of television journalism. The beautiful lady is extremely talented and dedicated towards her job and it is her ethics that distinguishes her from other journalists. Let us now get to know more about this amazing journo.
Carol Costello: Early Life and Education
Carol Costello was born on the 11th of October 1961 in Minerva, Ohio to parents Sherlyn and David. She is the second child and has three other siblings. She is ethnically white and her nationality is obviously American. Carol grew up in a close-knit family who were together for a long period of time and she learned a lot about family values from her family.
Looking at her academics, Carol went to Minerva High School for her high school. Later she enrolled to the Kent State University and got herself a degree in Journalism. After graduating, Costello began pursuing a career in the field of journalism.
Carol Costello: Career
To start with, Carol joined Ohio’s WAKR-RV, ‘Akron’ and was able to win awards for her reporting. She was then beginning to turn the heads of various broadcasters and one of those happened to be CNN. It was a big break for Costello who began working as an anchor at CNN Headline News.
She later had to relocate to New York City because of her wedding in 2004. Whilst working from New York, she was one of the major journalists who famously covered events like Space Shuttle unveiling, 2004 Tsunami disaster in Japan, Russian school hostage crisis, and hurricanes like Ivan and Frances.
Carol was a woman with a bold and courageous personality. She is not the one to shy away from tough situations. She was one of the most trusted reporters for CNN and was in charge of interviewing four American presidents. Many remember her from other programs like CNN Daybreak, American Morning and The Situation Room alongside Kate Bolduan and Amy Holmes.
The daring lady has also been involving herself in investigative reporting. Carol has mostly dealt with issues of oppression, abuse, and other issues involving women. She has had a memorable career working for CNN and will always be remembered for her dedication and her work ethics. She even won an Emmy in 1991 for one of her investigative reporting on cocaine.
Carol Costello: Life after CNN
Unfortunately, like all good things, her work with CNN had to come to an end. She later moved to Baltimore with her husband and began working for HLN. Her last day at CNN was full of tears and emotions, and the send-off could not have been any better.
"I have no doubt he was sincerely angry and upset yesterday. He wants the job! And when you want the job, and people are smearing your name, you will lie to protect yourself." @WMurphyLaw not holding back! #KavanaughVote pic.twitter.com/PzJ6YR4n24
— Carol Costello (@CarolHLN) September 28, 2018
It was never going to be an easy experience for Costello to leave CNN. She has spent most part of her career with the network which she gave everything to and vice-versa. On her last day for the network, she did thank all her viewers and sent them an everlasting gratitude.
Carol Costello: Personal Life
Looking at the personal aspects of Carol’s life, she is currently married to Dr. Timothy Law Snyder. Snyder is an educator and a mathematician. The two got married in 2004 and have been together ever since.
An awesome day at LMU. pic.twitter.com/Jxl3tWifK7
— Carol Costello (@CarolHLN) May 6, 2018
After getting married, the two have had to relocate quite frequently due to the nature of Carol’s work. They have been living in Baltimore, Maryland now and are leading a beautiful life.
Carol Costello: Net Worth and Social Media
Costello has been in the field of journalism for a long time now. She is a valuable asset to this industry who has been constantly delivering news as it should be. For these very reasons, she has been able to amass a massive amount throughout her career. As of 2018, she has a net worth of $8 million and makes $3 million annually.
Carol is also active on social media platforms where she likes to interact with fans and even voice her opinions on social issues. She is present on Instagram where she goes by the handle carolcostello and has 4.5k followers. Whereas, her Twitter account is under the handle @CarolHLN where she has over 72k followers.