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Aaron Brown is an American broadcast journalist.
He was born on November 10, 1948, in Hopkins, Minnesota, United States of America. His coverage of September 11 on CNN became extremely popular.
He was associated with ABC News for a long time. Born into a Jewish family in Hopkins, he became a rebellious child who had been interested in having a broadcasting career since his childhood times. Now, this American journalist is the founding host of the ABC news program.
Aaron Brown has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Aaron Brown earns around $1 million per year as a journalist and broadcaster.
Aaron Brown’s height is around 5 ft 8 in (177 cm).
Aaron Brown was born on November 10, 1948, and as of the year 2021, he is 73 years old.
Aaron Brown was born in 1948 in Hopkins, Minnesota, in a Jewish family. He was not a brilliant student in school but was a very confident young man. He started his own newspaper at the tender age of ten. He completed his school but dropped out of the University of Minnesota, where he was studying political science, and joined the US Coast Guard reserves. He started his career as a radio talk show host in Minneapolis and later moved to Los Angeles. With his talent and confidence, he built a successful career.
As a child, he used to walk around the house using a soda pop can as a microphone. As soon as he visited the newsroom of a local paper with his father, the working style impressed him greatly. He decided to pursue this career that very day.
Aaron Brown was born in 1948 to his mother, Rose, and his father, Morton. His mother was a homemaker, and his father was a scrap metal dealer. He has four siblings.
Aaron Brown married a fellow newscaster, Charlotte Raynor, in 1982. The couple has a daughter together named Gabby, who was born in 1988.
Aaron Brown has also appeared as himself in various movies such as ‘Swing Vote’ (2008), ‘Untold: Malice at the Palace’ (2021), ‘Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing’ (2006), ‘Independent Intervention’ (2006), and ‘The Almosts’ (2014).
Aaron Brown met a fellow newscaster, Charlotte Raynor, in Seattle while he was working there. They got married in 1982 and had a daughter named Gabby in 1988.
Aaron Brown was seen on various television news programs. He was the anchor of ABC’s ‘World News Now’ from 1992 to 1993. He was the reporter for ‘ABC News Nightline’ in the mid-1990s. He was the anchor of ABC’s ‘Good Morning America Sunday’ from 1997 to 1999. He was also the anchor of ‘NewsNight with Aaron Brown’ from 2001 to 2005. He was the host of ‘World News Saturday’ from 2006 to 2007 and also ‘Wide Angle’ from 2008 to 2009.
In 2007, Aaron Brown became a professor of Mass Communication at Arizona State University, and at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, he taught 'Turning Points in Television News History'. He was there until 2014.
Aaron Brown is best known for his coverage of the September 11 attacks on CNN.
Aaron Brown won the Emmy Award for 'Special Classification for Outstanding News and Documentary Program Achievement- Programs' and also for 'Outstanding News and Documentary Program Achievement- Programs & Segments' in 2000. One Emmy is for his report ‘Streets of Iraq' during the Iraq War.
He received global recognition when he reported on the attacks from CNN's rooftop, Manhattan, and also the World Trade Center site, and the locations that surround the Twin Towers in New York City. He got the Edward R Murrow award for this excellence. During this time in 2003, the invasion of Iraq happened, and he was serving as the anchor in the CNN center in Atlanta. He was providing the latest information from frontline reports and from Washington DC and US Central Command in Doha, Qatar.
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