Is Erica Hill Married? Yes, she is. Her husband’s name is David Yount with whom she tied her knot on October 15, 2005. She has formed a beautiful family including their two children named Weston Robert Yount (2006) and Sawyer Steven Yount (2010). Erica Hill is an American journalist and veteran morning television anchor. She is currently working for CNN as its anchor as well as the correspondent. She is an award-winning journalist and is best known for being the winner of Gracie Award for Outstanding Correspondent in 2015.
According to Hill’s biography, she was born on July 20, 1976, which makes her age be 44 years old as of 2020. She rejoined HLN and CNN in the year 2016 and has been a popular television news celebrity. Below we have presented Hill’s wiki in detail:
Early Life and Education
The award-winning American journalist was born as Erica Ruth Hill in 1976 in Clinton, Connecticut. She is the daughter of the parents named Steve Hill (father) and Cheryl Hill (mother). Regarding her education, Hill completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1998 majoring in Journalism from Boston University. Apart from English, she is excellent in French and is also the member of Alpha Epsilon Phi.
Career and Professional Life
CNN journalist started her professional life in 1998 by working for “PC Week Radio” as a production assistant. It was the online news program for PC Week magazine. At the same time, she was also the part of the Software Publishers Association Europe as a conference coordinator.
In 2000, Hill joined TechTV where she worked until 2003. The news program was later named TechLive. The first year, she served as a reporter and for the next two years at TechLive, she was serving as the co-anchor and correspondent for the program. She was one of the reporters for TechTV who reported the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.
In the beginning of 2003, Hill was employed by CNN for the CNN’s Headline News channel. First, she was working as a general news anchor for various programs. She became the national correspondent for the CNN Newsource in 2004. Later, she worked as a co-anchor for the Prime News Tonight (2005 to 2006). In 2006, she became the anchor for the program Prime News with Erica Hill for which she worked for two years.
In April 2005, she started serving for the show of journalist Anderson Cooper’s Anderson Cooper 360° by providing the news updates. She became the full-time member in 2008. For around three months from November 2009, she contributed the CNN Tonight as its co-anchor. Hill appeared in the Anderson Cooper’s program until January 8, 2010, and it was announced that Hill is going to leave CNN as she was about to join CBS News. She replaced Russ Mitchell for The Early Show which was announced on January 13, 2010, by CBS. In absence of journalist and author Katie Couric, Hill anchored the CBS Evening News. From September 2012, she started serving as a Special Correspondent for CBS News for which she contributed to November 1, 2012.
Hill joined Weekend Today as co-anchor for NBC and also served as an NBC News national correspondent. She was able to impress Steve Capus who is better known for being the NBC News president. He stated that Erica could report everything from tough news to pop culture with full professionalism. In order to give time for her family members, Hill quit the job at the Weekend Today show. However, she was still continuing her job at NBC Nightly News and MSNBC.
On June 6, 2016, it was announced that Hill as going to rejoin CNN and would work as the anchor for news program at HLN. She returned with a new program entitled “On the Story with Erica Hill.” The program was premiered in October 2016.
Erica Hill is married to David Yount. According to IMDb, David is a lawyer by profession. They married on October 15, 2005. The couple welcomed their first child as a son named Weston Robert Yount on November 25, 2006. ON March 23, 2010, the couple became blessed with their second child as a boy named, Sawyer Steven Yount. Erica Hill has always supported her family alongside managing her professional journalist life. No extra-marital affairs and divorce news from the couple has been heard as of now. Seems like, Erica and her husband are enjoying their wedding life at an optimum level.
Moving to the body measurements, let’s discuss Erica’s height and weight details. She is 5 feet and 6 inches tall in height. With a charming face and pretty smile, Hill possesses a beautiful body structure and appearances with a maintained weight. She was listed at number 35 by People Magazine’s 100 Most Beautiful People issue in the year 2006.
Salary and Net worth
The estimated net worth of Erica Hill is 4 million USD as per some wiki sites. She receives a whopping salary from her professional life as correspondent and anchor. Her husband has also helped in accumulating wealth for the family. He is currently serving as the CEO of the firm LicenseLogix. Apart from the financial data, Erica has been rewarded with numerous awards and titles. During her university days, she received Boston University College of Communication Distinguished Alumni Award in 2011. One of her biggest awards includes Gracie Award for Outstanding Correspondent (2015).
Wiki and Facts
You can find Erica hill’s biography on Wikipedia, IMDb and other several online platforms. She is too active on social media where Hill’s Twitter profile is available @ericarhill. LIke and Follow her official Facebook page @EricaHillNews and her Instagram profile @ericarhill. She has garnered more than 35k, 81k and 106k followers on her Instagram, Twitter and Facebook profile respectively.