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Other Profession(s): Television Presenter, Model, Film Producer, Commentator
Higher Education: Bachelor of Arts, Political science and graduating
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About Anderson Cooper
Anderson Hays Cooper is a member of the Vanderbilt family and an American television journalist and political analyst. He serves as the show's main anchor on the CNN news programme Anderson Cooper 360°. Cooper works for CNN as well as for CBS News' 60 Minutes as a correspondent. Channel One News hired him in 1989 after he graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and he started filming war-torn regions. Cooper joined ABC News in 1995 as a correspondent, but he quickly accepted other positions across the network, serving briefly as a co-anchor, host of a reality game programme, and fill in as the host of a morning talk show.
In 1990: He took a vacation from reporting and spent a year in Vietnam, where he attended Vietnam National University in Hanoi to study the language.
In 1992: Cooper went back to filming tales from other war-torn nations, such as Somalia, Bosnia, and Rwanda.
In 1995: Cooper began his career as a correspondent for ABC News, eventually becoming a co-anchor on the overnight program World News Now a few years later.
In 2002: He began anchoring CNN's prime-time programming on weekends.
In 2017: He wrote The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss with his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt.
Achievements and Awards:
In 1993: He was awarded the Bronze Telly Award.
In 2006: Cooper was honored with the Emmy Award.
In 2012: He won the National Headliner Award.
Cooper rescued the life of a small boy who was struck in the head by a rock while covering the 2010 Haitian earthquake.
He has won 9 Emmy Awards in total, including two for his coverage of the Haiti earthquake