- Full Name Suzanne Malveaux
- Occupation Journalist
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Michigan, USA
- Birth Date Dec 04, 1996
- Age 26 Years, 11 Months
Suzanne Malveaux | BiographySuzanne Malveaux is the first black woman to conduct the White House briefing since 1991
Before joining CNN, Malveaux was a correspondent for NBC News in Chicago and Washington D.C. At NBC News, he covered big news such as 9/11, the Pentagon, the 2000 Ballot recount, and Clinton's impeachment trial for MSNBC.
Suzanne Maria Malveaux is an American television news journalist working in CNN.
Who is Suzanne Malveaux?
Suzanne Malveaux is the co-anchor of CNN's Around the World. She also appears in different editions of CNN Newsroom. Malveaux has reported several breaking news for CNN.
She holds three honorary degrees. She is also recognized as the partner of the White House Deputy Press Secretary, Karine Jean Pierre.
Family and Education
Malveaux was born on 4 December 1996 in Lansing, Michigan, to Floyd J and Myrna Maria Ruiz Malveaux. Her father was doing a Ph.D. when Malveaux was born. He later became a notable physician and professor. Her mother was an early educator. Unfortunately, her mother died in 2018 after suffering from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Malveaux has a sister named, Suzette.
Suzanne Malveaux earned her Bachelor's degree from Harvard University and attended Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism to complete her master's degree.
At the start of her career, Malveaux worked as a general assignment reporter for WRC-TV in Washington, D.C., WFXT-TV, and New England Cable News in Boston. She produced documentaries in Egypt and Kenya and also worked on a one-hour documentary on the Great Depression with Boston-based Blackside Inc.
Before joining CNN, Malveaux was a correspondent for NBC News in Chicago and Washington D.C. At NBC, she covered big news such as 9/11, the Pentagon, the 2000 Ballot recount, and Clinton's impeachment trial for MSNBC.
Malveaux joined CNN in May 2002 and is still working in the network. She has covered the White House for more than 10 years as a White House correspondent. Suzanne has covered several presidents such as Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama. To date, she has interviewed five living presidents and several First Ladies.
CNN had mentioned Malveaux for playing a key role in CNN's Emmy-winning election coverage of 2004 and 2006. She also reported on Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign when he was a senator in 2009. She also reported the breaking news coverage of the Taliban's terrorist attack on the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan by embedding with the U.S. troops in September 2011.
In 2013, Malveaux covered President Barack Obama's inauguration in Washington, D.C., and the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.
Some of her notable coverage in CNN include the interview of Donald Trump for his accusations against Barack Obama's birther narrative in 2011, reporting of Hurricane Katrina, tsunami disaster in Southeast Asia, the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Conner, and the plea deal of lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
Throughout her career, Malveaux has received several awards and recognitions for her work. She has been named an Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow, an Honorary Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Likewise, she holds 3 Honorary Degrees and was recently recognized by Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism for covering "One of the top 50 stories of the Century."
Additionally, she was awarded a 'Gracie Award' for the Alliance for Women in May for her 2013 ALS series.
Presently, Malveaux is working as a co-anchor for CNN's Around the World and editions of the CNN Newsroom.
Suzanne Malveaux and Karine Jean Pierre
Suzzane Malveaux is currently in a relationship with Karine Jean Pierre. Pierre is the White House deputy press secretary. She is the first black woman to conduct the White House briefing since 1991 and the first openly gay woman to brief the press from the historic podium.
Malveaux and Pierre currently live in Washington D.C. with their adopted child, Soleil.