Bianna Golodryga Biography
Bianna Golodryga is an American Emmy award-winning journalist, news anchor and analyst employed at CNN as a senior global affairs analyst and fill-in anchor for the network based in New York. First, between Aug 2014 and Sep 2017, she was the news and finance anchor at Yahoo! News. She was also previously a co-host of CBS This Morning and co-anchor of the weekend edition of ABC’s Good Morning America.
Bianna Golodryga Age
Golodryga was born on June 15, 1978 in Căușeni, Moldavian SSR, USSR. She is 44 years old.
Bianna Golodryga Height
Golodryga stands at 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Bianna Golodryga Family
When it comes to family matters, Golodryga was born as the primary child of Vitaly Golodryga and Zhanna. Her mother Zhanna is the chief digital and administrative officer for Phillips 66 and previously served as chief information officer of Hess Corporation whereas her father, a mechanical engineer, was a consultant for DuPont. Her family was of working-class Bessarabian Jews in Căușeni, Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic (now independent Moldova).
When she was 18 months old in 1980, her family relocated from the Soviet Union as political refugees, each with $75. They lived in Houston, Texas, after first traveling to Galveston, Texas. Golodryga has headed back to Moldova only once since then, visiting her cousins and grandparents in 1988. That same year, her grandmother relocated to Houston.
Bianna Golodryga Husband | Children
Golodryga married Peter R. Orszag in September 2010. Orszag is a former the CEO of Financial Advisory at Lazard, a financial services firm. Prior to that, he was a Director of the Office of Management and Budget for the Obama Administration. The couple have a son and daughter.
Bianna Golodryga Education
Golodryga attended the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston. Nevertheless, she was interested in becoming a journalist rather than an actress. She was motivated to look closer at what was going on in the globe following her performance in a play regarding AIDS authored by her teacher. In May 2000, she went on to graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, with a degree in Russian/East European & Eurasian studies and a minor in economics.Besides that, she is fluent in Russian.
Bianna Golodryga CNN
Golodryga is employed as CNN senior international affairs analyst and fill-in anchor for the network based in New York. Initially, she was hired as a contributor for CNN in 2017. First, from Aug. 2014 to Sep. 2017, she was the news and finance anchor at Yahoo! News. She was previously a co-host of CBS This Morning and co-anchor of the weekend edition of ABC’s Good Morning America.
Her prowess in Russian political affairs and financial news resulted in the network’s coverage of everything from stock market volatility, the President’s historic 2018 summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, to the Mueller investigation. Before that, she was the news and finance anchor for Yahoo News.
As a bureau producer from the New York Stock Exchange for the cable news channel, CNBC, Golodryga launched her career in TV news there in 2001. Before she started her career in television, she worked in the financial services department.
Bianna Golodryga CBS
Before joining CNN full-time, Golodryga worked as co-anchor for “CBS This Morning.” In that position, she led the network’s coverage of President George H.W. Bush’s funeral and conducted numerous news-making interviews, such as an exclusive with the CEO of Huawei, his initial with a U.S. journalist.
Prior to that, Golodryga had been working from time to time at CBS Evening News and appeared on different network broadcasts for instance CBSN, the division’s 24/7 digital streaming network, Sunday Morning, and Face the Nation. She has led CBS News coverage of such major breaking news as the funeral of First Lady Barbara Bush and the Las Vegas concert shooting. As a correspondent for CBS in August 2017, she reported from her native town of Houston. While there, she focused on the aftereffects of Hurricane Harvey.
Bianna Golodryga ABC
Earlier on, Golodryga worked as ABC News’ Business Correspondent. Furthermore, she co-anchored “Good Morning America’s” weekend edition, the program became the most-watched Saturday morning news program in the timeslot. After joining the station in 2007 to cover the economy and business beats, she reported intensively on the financial crises, housing and automobile. Additionally, she served as ABC’s Business Correspondent, where she played a part in news broadcasts on shows; “Nightline” and “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer.”
In this role, Golodryga has interviewed primary newsmakers such as former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, investor Warren Buffett, and former President Bill Clinton. During the 2008 Presidential election, she was in charge of ABC’s digital media and social networking coverage.
Bianna Golodryga Awards
Golodryga has received several awards and recognition, including
- The Keystone Policy Center Leadership Award.
- The University of Texas at Austin Pro Bene Meritis Award.
- An Emmy Award for Outstanding Morning Program, Good Morning America.
Bianna Golodryga Marathon
Besides journalism, Golodryga has completed the 2019 New York City Marathon in 4:01:37 and has run various half marathons in the NYC area.
Bianna Golodryga Salary
Golodryga earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $110,500.
Bianna Golodryga Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million.