White House correspondent for CNN, Kaitlan Collins is an American journalist. Previously, she served as the White House correspondent for the website ‘The Daily Caller‘.
The early life of Kaitlan Collins
She was born on April 7, 1992, in Alabama, United States. She completed her graduation from Prattville High School in Prattville, Alabama. After that, she originally studied chemistry in the University of Alabama. Later transitioned to journalism, political science and was a member of Alpha Phi sorority. In May 2014, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and political science.
The Career of Kaitlan Collins
After the completion of her graduation, she began working as a freelance writer and blogger. In June 2014, she was hired as an entertainment reporter by ‘The Daily Caller’. Later, she became the website’s white house correspondent in January 2017. In June 2017, according to the CNN president, Jeff Zucker announcement Collins had joined CNN as a White House correspondent. With President Trump, she also traveled to Asia.
Dispute with the white house
Sarah Sanders statement on White House decision to ban a reporter who asked questions. pic.twitter.com/w3b9FCIvIo
— WHCA (@whca) July 25, 2018
She was suspended from the official white house press conference on July 12, 2017. According to the communications director Bill Shine and press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, she shouted questions and denied to leave at the conclusion of an oval office press event though she was repeatedly being asked to do so, according to her claim she was asking inappropriate questions. For her in the subsequent controversy, all Americans news networks showed support.
According to the White House, she was suspended because of her behavior, not for the questions she asked. She asked President Trump if he is feeling betrayed by Michael Cohen, his former lawyer but the White House denied to use the word “banned” for their behavior. After a public debate about politeness in dealing with each other, these remarks came shortly (especially in the white house’s dealing with the press) and the freedom of the press.
President of Fox News, Jay Wallace, by expressing his support for CNN he said in a statement “We stand in strong solidarity with CNN for the right to full access for our journalists as part of a free and unfettered press”.
Personal life & Net worth of Kaitlan Collins
Her net worth is estimated to be $100,000 and her annual income differs from $83,000 to $112,000. She lives in a luxurious apartment in Alabama. And also receives a huge salary from one of the leading American media company, CNN news.
She is not yet married but has a boyfriend named Will Douglas. He is a founder of Crimson Care Pharmacy Care in Sulpher Spring, Texas. She is dating him since May 2016.
Facts and Updates about Kaitlan Collins
As a news reporter of CNN, she used to cover all the news of White House. CNN made a report that during the meeting between President Donald Trump and Jean-Claude Juncker who is the president of the European Commission, Collins was representing all news channels as Pool Reporter in a room.