Pamela Ashley 

Pamela Ashley is known as an American journalist and news anchor. She is most famous for work on CNN and hosting the morning news program called New Day.

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Background and Age

Pamela Ashley Brown was born on November 29, 1983, in Lexington, Kentucky. She was named after her aunt, Pamela Brown, who died in 1970. Her parents are John Y. Brown and Phyllis Brown. They got divorced in the year 1996. Her father is a well-known politician and businessman. Her mother was a host for CBS' NFL pregame show "The NFL Today", but left her role because of the birth of her children. She was raised in an upper-class family and grew up with an older brother named Lincoln, who was born in the year 1980.

Pamela had the makings of a leader since her childhood. She dreamed of being able to look back and telling her future grandchildren about how she worked as a journalist and TV presenter. Pamela attended Henry Clay High School in Lexington. Afterward, she studied at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism.

Career and Net Worth

Pamela Ashley started her career right after her college graduation. At first, she made her starting career steps while she served for the ABC-affiliate WJLA-TV in Washington. Pamela also was a reporter for her university's Carolina Week. She finally joined the CNN channel in the year 2013. She started working as a co-anchor for the morning show “New Day” alongside with Kate Bolduan, Michael Pereira, and Chris Cuomo.

Her news coverage includes Hurricane Sandy, the blizzard of 2010, as well as the metro train derailment. She also did correspondent work in France and Germany along with a few other countries. She was an intern for Hillary Rodham Clinton, doing a brief stint when Hillary held the post of New York Senator. She also served as a key fill-in anchor for the CNN channel during breaking reports and special editions.

Thanks to her energetic character and vibrant appearance, Pamela quickly built a successful career as a journalist, making successful reports in the centers of national events and political scene. She was able to build upon her experience before CNN and now is considered one of the leading correspondents.


Pamela is not married yet. She keeps all her information confidential and loves keeping all her matters private. Pamela is currently engaged to Adam Wright. In the future, she hopes to create a large and strong family. She does not want to start a family until she is able to combine a healthy family with a career on television.


In her spare time, Pamela plays basketball, poker and likes to ride horses. She is an active person in charity and collaborates with various local charitable organizations like the Special Olympics and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. While she has no children, she pays much attention to her career and active leisure, traveling with her fiancé around the world.

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Last Modified: Aug 11 2020
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