Fredricka Whitfield is an American news personality. Currently, she works as a news anchor for CNN and serves as the host of the weekend daytime edition of CNN Newsroom. She was born on May 31, 1965 and is the daughter of Olympian Mal Whitfield. Before starting her association with CNN, Fredricka worked as a correspondent for NBC News. She also served as a correspondent based in Atlanta for NBC Nightly News, from 1995 to 2001. She was an assignment reporter as well as a morning and afternoon anchor in addition to having the experience of working for other news programs at NBC such as The Today Show. Prior to NBC, she worked at WPLG-TV in Miami, News Channel 8 in Washington, D.C., KTVT-TV in Dallas, WTNH in New Haven, Connecticut, and WCIV in Charleston, South Carolina. Whitfield joined CNN in 2002 and since then has reported many major stories all around the world. She was the first anchor to break the news of the death of Ronald Reagan. She reported during Operation Iraqi Freedom from the Persian Gulf region. Whitfield has also reported the distressing Asian tsunami which took place in December 2004.

Starting from the bottom, Whitfield has come a long way to the top. Her struggle has turned out to be fruitful as she has improved herself to become a qualified professional. In career spanning around two decades, Fredricka has worked hard to establish herself as one of the top news personalities. She has always done her best which has earned her a lot of fame as well as fortune. By now, she has accumulated a good sum of money. Her net worth is yet to be revealed but it can be guessed to be quite high. She definitely receives a handsome salary for her excellent work. Like her net worth, her salary has been kept hidden and has not been disclosed yet by any major sites.