Poppy Harlow

Poppy Harlow is known as an American journalist and news anchor. She is most famous for her work at CNN and Forbes.

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Katherine Julia Harlow was born in 1982, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was attracted to journalism at a very young age and was determined to be a successful journalist.

She graduated cum laude from Blake School in 2001 and as magna cum laude from Columbia University. She was Phi Beta Kappa and received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Columbia in 2005.

Marriage, Husband, and Children

Poppy Harlow got married to Sinisa Babcic. They declared that they were giving birth to a daughter in November 2015.


Poppy Harlow has worked as a business correspondent for CNN, and CNN International. Her career reached a new height after she started working for CNN in 2008. Her reputation was established even more when she started expanding her work to and HLN. She was made the New York based correspondent of CNN in the year 2012.

Harlow began her career as an intern at CBS, while she was studying in college and after her graduation, she continued to work at CBS for the show ‘Market Watch’. She also served as an assistant producer for the show Newspath at CBS.

During her stint at NY1, she provided top news coverage of regions including Staten Island and New Jersey. She was an expert in local governmental issues, economy and culture events. In 2007, she was then enlisted by to handle the duties of their video network. She started covering events in fashion, entertainment, and business

Poppy Harlow is a weekday relief presenter alongside main anchors Chris Cuomo and Alisyn Camerota for CNN’s New Day.

In 2013, she was in the news for controversially sympathizing with some convicted rapists when she was covering the Steubenville rape case involving two high school football players. She stated how sorry she felt for them for throwing away their lives and ruining their chances at a career in professional football. Her comments drew a lot of backlash from the public and she has since apologized. She was accused of sympathizing with the rapists instead of the victim, but Harlow later clarified her stand.

She won the Gracie Award in the year 2005 for the best online investigation program and SABEW’s Best in Business award. Harlow has covered several major business news stories internationally and her reporting included the Davos World Economic Forum in Switzerland, the annual meeting of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway, Brainstorm conferences of Fortune, the North American International Auto Show, and South by Southwest.

Harlow is also a public speaker at various industry events. She also devotes her time to educate and inspire young school and college students who aim at becoming journalists. At college campuses, Poppy Harlow brings her talk"American Opportunity" to the stage in an engaging speech about social issues like pay equity across race, sex, and financial class. She recounts stories from her interviews with the world's top CEOs and shakers in the business.

Quick Facts
Marital Status: She does not like to reveal
Profession: Journalism
Date of Birth: May 2, 1982
Nationality: American
Employer: CNN
Birth Date: 2 May, 1982
Age: 37 yrs
Occupations: Journalist
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Minneapolis
Education: Columbia University
Blake School
Gender: Female
Description: American journalist
Twitter Id: PoppyHarlowCNN
Spouse: Sinisa Babcic
Net Worth 2020: 6 million
Net Worth 2021: 6 million
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Last Modified: Jun 22 2020
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