Alison Kosik Biography & Net Worth
|Popular Name:||Alison Kosik|
|Real Name:||Alison Kosik|
|Birth Date:||April 28, 1971|
|Birth Place:||Miami, Florida, United States|
|Profession:||Journalist, Television Personality|
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
Alison Kosik is an American journalist and a business correspondent for CNN based in the network’s bureau in New York, and currently covers the New York Stock Exchange. For more than ten years, Alison has been carrying out her responsibilities from the base of the New York Stock Exchange, serving her audience with live, daily reports. She also fills in as a co-host on CNN’s morning program, Early Start, fills in as anchor for CNN International’s Business program First Move, and regularly presents Market Now which is a weekly streaming business show on CNN. Kosik became an employee of CNN in 2007 and has gone on to achieve tremendous feats with the highly reputed cable news network. She has covered historic moments in finance and business in general, including the dramatic drops in the stock market, the wave of home foreclosures as the subprime mortgage market crashed, and the collapse of the noted investment bank Lehman Brothers that actuated an international banking crisis. The CNN correspondent walked her viewers through momentous moves by the Federal Reserve, helped viewers understand complex topics like quantitative easing and credit swaps during the economic crisis. She has also covered more than a few noteworthy initial public offerings (IPO’s) since the economic crisis, including Twitter, Facebook, and Alibaba, and global market-moving stories such as Brexit and the European debt crisis. Alison has interviewed top musicians, chief executive officers, investors, and sports figures. She has also covered the surprising impact the coronavirus pandemic had on the economy, most notably the disproportionate economic impacts on women and minorities.
Before getting hired at CNN, Kosik worked at a number of other prominent media outlets, including Bloomberg News and at WCBS-TV where she served as an investigative reporter in New York. Before joining WCBS, she spent a brief period at Sinclair Broadcast Group in Washington DC working as an anchor and reporter. Before that, she worked for Hearst-Argyle Television in Washington, DC as a reporter as well. Furthermore, she was a Capitol Hill reporter for EnergyNewsLive.com in Washington, DC focused on the energy sector, the politics of the energy industry and energy policy from the nation’s capital. Kosik also worked for WPEC-TV/WFLX-TV in West Palm Beach, Florida as a reporter and fill-in anchor after starting her career as a reporter and anchor at KZTV-TV and KRIS-TV in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Alison Kosik’s Early Life & Education
Kosik was born on April 28, 1971, in Miami, Florida, United States. She is one of the children of Gilbert Kosik and his wife, Brenda Kosik (née Seinfeld).
She was brought up in Miami, and attended Nova High School for her secondary education. After that, she attended American University in Washington, D.C., and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science.
Alison Kosik’s Career
She started her career in Corpus Christi, Texas as a reporter for KZTV-TV and KRIS-TV. After a brief period, she moved to West Palm Beach in Florida where she was hired at WPEC-TV / WFLX-TV to occupy the post of a reporter and fill-in anchor. When she had gathered enough experience from her current place of work, the journalist made advancement in her career by making a move to Washington D.C. where she joined EnergyNewsLive.com as a business correspondent covering the energy sector. She subsequently joined the Sinclair Broadcast Group as a reporter and anchor before later moving to Hearst-Argyle Television to work as a reporter.
Alison Kosik eventually moved to New York City to work for WCBS-TV where she accepted a position as an investigative reporter. However, she did not work there for a long time before getting an offer from CNN to join the prestigious network as a business correspondent. She presently works for CNN covering the New York Stock Exchange. Not to forget, she provides regular business and financial reporting for all CNN platforms, including CNNMoney.com, and others.
Awards & Achievements
Not only has she achieved remarkable feats in her line of work, but Alison has also received a number of prizes for her works well done. While anchoring “First Move” she was nominated for an Outstanding Breaking News Coverage Award from the National Academy of Arts and Sciences. She went on to win a Florida AP Award for Best Spot Coverage in 1999.
Kosik received a Fellow from the International Radio & Television Society in 1993 and earned a Fellow from the Scripps Howard Media Fellowship from Columbia University in 2001.
This goal-oriented American journalist has had a successful stint in her career, no doubt about that. She has risen from a small journalist in Texas to one of the most viewed business correspondents in New York, and this is a respectable feat for any press officer in modern times.
Personal Life & Family
The beautiful and gifted business correspondent and news anchor, Alison Kosik is currently married to the love of her life. She is married to Adam Huckett who works as a banker in New York. The couple tied the knot in 2008 and has been living a happy life together for more than twelve years.
Alison and her husband are the proud parents of two children, a daughter Daisy Mae Hackett and a son.
Previously, Alison Kosik was married to Pat Bergeson. Although not enough details of her first marriage are available, we have confirmation that she separated from her first husband due to many issues that plagued their marriage.
This highly-rated CNN correspondent is also a dedicated family woman who cares for her husband and two children and spends quality time with them whenever she is unoccupied at the office. She owns a big brown and white cat and loves to travel to new places each time she has the opportunity.
Alison Kosik Net Worth
As per various reports, Alison earns a salary of around $95,690 per annum for her work at CNN. She has worked with other media houses in the United States and we believe she was also paid handsomely for her contributions in all those places. At this moment, Alison Kosik’s net worth is $2 million.