Victor Blackwell


Victor Blackwell (given birth to 1981) can be an American tv news anchor, most widely known for presenting New Time Sunday and New Time Weekend on CNN, located in its world head office in Atlanta, Georgia.

Early life

Blackwell was course chief executive of his senior high school graduating course in Milford Mill Academy in 1999. He gained a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from Howard University or college in Washington, D.C. While in university, he worked well at Howard University or college’s public tv train station WHUT-TV. After university, Blackwell worked well like a reporter and fill-in anchor at WHAG-TV in Hagerstown, MD. He also worked well like a reporter and weekend anchor at WTLV/WJXX in Jacksonville, Florida. Blackwell was the 1st black primary anchor at WPBF in Western Palm Seaside, Florida. Blackwell became a member of CNN in 2012 like a correspondent, centered at CNN’s southeast bureau. In 2013, Blackwell’s unique reporting within the strange loss of life of Georgia teen Kendrick Johnson resulted in investigations by any office of Secretary of Condition of Georgia and the united states Lawyer for Georgia’s Middle Area. In January 2014, Blackwell was advertised to co-host of New Day time Saturday and Weekend with Christi Paul.

Personal life

Blackwell was a contestant with an episode of Steering wheel of Lot of money which aired on Feb 2001. He positioned third, earning $3,350.In November 2007, Blackwell announced that he’d secretly undergone laparoscopic surgery to combat his lifelong have a problem with his weight. Blackwell is normally gay.

Awards and honors

In '09 2009, Blackwell received a Regional Emmy Award for Outstanding Feature Reporting. He was also nominated for any Regional Emmy in 2007, 2008, and 2011. Blackwell also received a Regional Edward R. Murrow Honor for his confirming on the Quit Snitchin’ phenomenon and its own effect on inner-city criminal offense. Blackwell received the Unity Honor from the air Television Digital Information Association in 2007 for his confirming on the senior high school graduation price of black males.