- Full Name Erin McLaughlin
- Occupation Journalist and International correspondent
- Nationality American
- Birthplace California, USA
- Birth Date Aug 24, 1980
- Age 42 Years, 5 Months
Erin McLaughlin | BiographyFormer international correspondent at CNN
As a correspondent in CNN London, she reported the 2015 Paris terror attacks, 2016 Brussels bombing, and Berlin attacks. In addition, she made exclusive reports on suicide bombings and children recruitments in ISIS. In addition, she helped coordinate the wedding of Cambridge’s Duke and Duchess, William and Catherine.
Erin McLaughlin is an international journalist currently serving at NBC as a correspondent.
Who is Erin McLaughlin?
Erin McLaughlin is a renowned journalist and former international correspondent of CNN London. She began her journalism career in 2003 as an intern at CNN San Francisco. In the following year, she transferred to CNN Atlanta and served as a researcher for around six years until 2010.
McLaughlin moved to CNN, London, in the same year and covered several terror attacks and high-profile stories. In addition, she helped coordinate the wedding of Cambridge’s Duke and Duchess, William, and Catherine.
As a correspondent in CNN London, she reported the 2015 Paris terror attacks, 2016 Brussels bombing, and Berlin attacks. In addition, she made exclusive reports on suicide bombings and children recruitments in ISIS.
She has also covered various issues in the UK and Europe, including the UK’s move to exit the EU, the trials of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito, and Pope Francis’ Conclave, which she also accompanied on his trip to South Korea.
Moreover, McLaughlin covered CNN’s aviation disaster news as its chief reporter. She played a crucial role in reporting the Germanwings crash in France, the search of MH370 in Australia, MH17 drowning in Amsterdam, etc.
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Age, Early Bio, & Education
Born on 24 August 1980, Erin McLaughlin grew up in East Bay, San Francisco, California. She is 41 years old as of 2021.
She developed a passion for journalism from a very early age. At just nine years old, she created her newspaper to write about the 1991 Gulf war and read it to her neighbors. “I was lucky in that I knew early on what I wanted to do with my life,” she said in an interview with Berkeley Haas.
McLaughlin earned her bachelor’s in business administration with top honors, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of California Berkeley’s Haas undergraduate program.
There is no valid information about McLaughlin’s sister on the internet. However, as per her Instagram, she has a brother. On 2 July 2018, she shared a picture with her brother that she clicked during her Paris trips.
McLaughlin has not disclosed details of her leaving CNN to join NBC News. However, according to her official social media profiles, she currently represents NBC as its news correspondent.
She regularly updates her followers on social media with news updates and several stories coverage. Lately, on 27 November 2021, she shared a post on her Instagram about the famous Deaf Football team from California, Riverside Cubs. The players, along with all the team coaches, are deaf. However, they won their first championship match after seven successive season losses.
McLaughlin has kept her relationship details and marital information a secret. Her social media handles also do not hold any info about her personal life and husband. However, many unauthentic internet sites have cited her husband’s name as Ken Peckham and have been married since 2009.
Moreover, it is also reported that the pair married in New York City during the spring in an intimate wedding ceremony. Also, the sources have mentioned that McLaughlin is the mother of two girls, Emma and Catherine, with her husband Peckham.
Did You Know?
- McLaughlin is yet to be featured on the Wikipedia page.
- She has nearly 8000 followers on her Instagram page.
- McLaughlin stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.