In the last few months during the US election period 2020, I was attracted to the eloquence, knowledge and presentation of facts presented by Abby Phillip, whenever she was part of an esteem panel on CNN.
I even went so far, as to bring it to the attention of another individual.
Abby is not only brilliant but always carries a bright glow.
Abby Phillip makes waves in CNN
Journalist Abby Phillip, who was born to Trinidadian parents, has been named CNN’s Senior Political Correspondent.
CNN announced Phillip’s appointment on Monday, January 11th, 2020, amid several changes at the network.
In addition to her new portfolio, CNN announced that she will become the anchor of Inside Politics Sunday with Abby Phillip, from 8-9 a.m. ET on Sundays, beginning January 24th.
Phillip was born in Virginia to parents June and Dr Carlos Phillip.
Phillip’s parents are originally from Sangre Grande.
Her parents migrated to the US in 1985 and returned to Trinidad and Tobago in 1988 when she was a few months old.
She returned to the US when she was eight.
Phillip was lauded for her professionalism during the 2020 US presidential election.
Working her way up
Abby joined CNN in 2017 covering the Trump Administration. In addition, she served as a White House Correspondent in 2019.
Prior to joining CNN, Abby worked at The Washington Post where she served as a national political reporter. She was born and raised in Bowie, Maryland, USA. Abby attended Harvard University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Government.
Abby was born on November 25, 1988 and grew up in Bowie, Maryland, U.S. Abby is 32 years old in 2020 and celebrates her birthday on November 25 every year.
Abby is married to her better half Marcus Richardson who works as a managing consultant at nVisium. The couple tied the knot in May 2018 at Larz Anderson House. She currently lives in Washington, D.C. together with her husband.
Young, gifted & Black! Keep on making us proud.
Photo: Abby Phillip, CNN Senior Political Correspondent. (Image courtesy CNN)
Howard Hughes & Joel Julien contributed to this article.