Bobbie Battista Biography – Bobbie Battista Wiki
Bobbie Battista born Barbara Ann Battista was an American journalist and news anchor. She was one of the original CNN Headline News anchors when the network launched in 1981. She anchored several news programs on CNN including “TalkBack Live.”
Before joining CNN Headline News, Battista was anchor and producer of Action News 5 for WRAL-TV, Raleigh, North Carolina. She began her television career at WRAL-TV in 1976. She produced and anchored the station’s morning news report and produced a variety of special programming in sports, public affairs and children’s TV before becoming an evening news anchor in 1977.
In 1981, Battista was the writer and assistant producer for Fed up with Fear, a five-station documentary that won a George Foster Peabody Award. She was nominated for an On Cable magazine award, an award voted on by cable viewers, as Outstanding News Personality of 1984. Battista was voted Best Newscaster in Cable Guide magazine’s annual reader’s poll in 1986, and, in 1995, she was nominated for a CableACE award for Best Newscaster.
Battista also was featured on HGTV’s one-hour prime-time special that features the design styles of some of America’s most recognized and respected broadcast journalists. Battista is a member of Women in Communications and Sigma Delta Chi. She has been a guest lecturer at universities, organizations and conventions worldwide.
Bobbie Battista Age
Battista was born on July 23, 1952, in New Jersey, U.S. She died on March 3, 2020. She was 67 years old.
Bobbie Battista Husband
Battista was married to her husband John Brimelow.
Bobbie Battista Children
Bobbie Battista had a step-daughter, with Brimelow.
Bobbie Battista Family
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Bobbie Battista Death
Bobbie Battista died on March 3, 2020, aged 67 after a four year battle with cervical cancer. Bobbie Battista’s husband John Brimelow said in a statement to CNN: “Bobbie was the consummate trooper in her struggle with cancer, she was courageous and fearless in her battle and thoughtful for all the others in her life even as she fought through the pain. My dear partner of 25 years of marriage has cut her earthly bonds and is now in peace.”
Bobbie Battista Cause of Death
Bobbie Battista’s cause of death was cervical cancer.
Bobbie Battista Net Worth
Battista had an estimated net worth of $6 million.