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Anna Werner Biography (Correspondent)
Anna Werner is an American award winning CBS News correspondent based in New York, New York. She joined CBS in 2011. Before joining CBS News, she was famous nationally as recognized investigative reporter at CBS stations in Indianapolis (WISH), Houston (KHOU) and San Francisco (KPIX).
Anna Werner Age
Anna has never revealed her day, month and year of birth so her age is not yet known.
Anna Werner Education |Anna Werner Northern Illinois
Anna graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism from Northern Illinois University.
Anna Werner Husband | Anna Werner Married
Anna is so secretive when it comes to her personal life. She has never mentioned anything regarding her husband or boyfriend. It is not clear if Anna is married or not.
Anna Werner CBS | Anna Werner CBS News
Anna is a CBS News correspondent based in New York. She joined CBS News in 2011. Since she joined she has traveled across the country, providing original reporting to all CBS News broadcasts and platforms.
Her story on the use of electric shock devices on students in 2014 at a Massachusetts special needs school won a New York Newswomen’s Front Page Award for Best Television Feature. In addition, Anna’s report on a district attorney gunned-down in Kaufman County, Texas, led the Edward R. Murrow-winning broadcast of the “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” in 2014.
Anna was also the first network news correspondent on the scene after a tornado tore through Moore, Okla., in 2013. Her reporting there generated national headlines when, while interviewing an elderly resident, the woman’s dog emerged from being buried alive and the two were reunited.
Prior to CBS News, Anna distinguished herself as a nationally recognized investigative reporter at CBS stations in Indianapolis (WISH), Houston (KHOU) and San Francisco (KPIX).
At KHOU, Anna began the national investigation of defective Firestone tires on Ford Explorers, breaking a story that resulted in the largest worldwide tire recall in history. She won duPont and Peabody awards for her Firestone stories, and once again she won both of these awards, along with a national Murrow award, when she uncovered a pattern of inaccurate DNA analyses by the Houston police crime lab. The stories resulted in a pardon for one wrongfully convicted teenager, the closure of the crime lab, and the re-examination of hundreds of DNA samples.
At KPIX, Anna won her third national Murrow award for her story on I.C.E. deportation practices. In the same year, her series, “Unabomber, Evidence Revealed,” won the Associated Press Bill Stout Award for Excellence in Enterprise News. Anna received her first national Murrow award while working at WISH, where her hidden-camera investigation demonstrated serious abuse of developmentally disabled patients at New Castle State Developmental Center, resulting in the closure of the center.
Some electric shock equipment was being used on students in 2014,at a Massachusetts special school. This story won a New York Newswoman’s Front Page Award for Best Television Feature. Once while Anna was interviewing an elderly lady after a tornado ripped through her town and destroyed her house in Oklahoma, the old woman’s pet dog surfaced from the debris after being buried alive & reunited with her.
Anna Werner Awards
Anna in 2008 and 2010 she was named the Chris Harris Reporter of the Year by the Associated Press Radio and Television Association and the Journalist of the Year by the Consumer Federation of California in 2010. In 2000 and 2001 she won Emmy awards for best reporter and again in 2008 and 2009. Anna’s coverage has won numerous other awards, including three Society of Professional Journalists awards; three Investigative Reporters and Editors awards — receiving an IRE Medal in 2012; two Scripps- and Howard Jack R. Howard Excellence in Media awards; a Scripps-Howard Roy W. Howard Award for Public Service; a George R. Polk award; a National Headliner award; and a total of 32 Emmy awards.
Anna Werner CBS This Morning
Anna who is a Multiple News Emmy winner on May 19 2019 was named CBS This Morning’s consumer investigative correspondent. She would continue to dig into stories that have impact, already having exposed phone scammers, irregularities with insulin pricing, allegedly fraudulent generic drugs; the dangers of potentially harmful beauty products and much more.
Anna Werner Net Worth
she has never disclosed her estimated net worth.