Errol Barnett

Errol Barnett, born on 3rd April 1983 in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, relocated to Phoenix, Arizona when his mother remarried Gary Barnett, a US Air Force Sergeant. After attending the Garden Lakes Elementary School, Errol shifted to Westview High School. Errol was highly interested in journalism owing to which he was hired by the in-school program “Channel One News” in 2001 for a term of 5 years.

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Being 18 years old at the time, Errol became the youngest anchor & correspondent for the channel. During his stint with One News, he covered historic events like Barack Obama’s keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention of 2004 & the attack on 11th September 2001. He also produced a TV series on the use of heroin in American Suburbs to raise awareness.

Owing to his commendable work, he was included in the Teen People Magazine as one of the 20 teens who would change the world. After the end of contract with One News, he wished to continue his education & hence enrolled in University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he received his Bachelors in Political Science majoring in International Relations in 2008.

His biography states that during his time at UCLA, he was a member of Aplha Kappa PSI, a business club & a correspondent and host on Reelz Channel, a Cable Network. Owing to his star-studded credentials, Errol was hired by CNN International as an anchor & correspondent for Johannesburg, South Africa. During his tenure in South Africa, Errol covered significant events like the ailing health & death of the President, Nelson Mandela, Oscar Pistorius murder trial, mining strikes & the Golden Jubilee of the founding of African Union.

He also conducted the show “Inside Africa” traveling extensively to Senegal, Madagascar, Morocco & Ethiopia & showcasing the cultural variety of Africa. Errol was also profiled in GQ, South Africa for his outstanding work. Prior to his South African appointment, Errol also did a solo gig for CNN Abu Dhabi, during the Arab Spring where he detailed the unrest in Tunisia & similar uprisings in Bahrain, Egypt, Libya, Yemen & Syria.

CNN shifted Errol to Atlanta, Georgia where he covered major events like the death of Robin Williams, Ferguson, Missouri Protests, where he also became an internet meme & the search for MH370. Errol’s International Coverage consisted the aftermath of Japan’s destructive earthquake & tsunami, the rescue of Chilean Miners, the death of Osama Bin Laden. Further, he went on to report on the Rise of Social Media Sites like Facebook & Twitter & how they influenced people in their everyday lives on the show “World Report” & “iReport for CNN”. Errol was also included in the “Power 30 under 30” by Atlanta Apex, for his role in including Social Media into the Breaking News Coverage at CNN.

Errol is currently 32 years old & in a relationship with Nyasha Zimucha, an African Model & TV shows personality. He has been recently issued the American Citizenship in September 2015. While his net worth in still unknown, he is vigorously active on Social Media, especially Twitter on his handle @ErrolCNN, where he keeps his followers updated about all the news happenings.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 3 Apr, 1983
Age: 37 yrs
Occupations: Correspondent
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Milton Keynes
Education: University of California, Los Angeles
Gender: Male
Description: British television presenter
Twitter Id: Errolbarnett
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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