Bobbie Battista

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Bobbie Battista
Born
Barbara Ann Battista

(1952-07-23)July 23, 1952[1]
DiedMarch 3, 2020(2020-03-03) (aged 67)
Alma materNorthwestern University (BA)
Years active1975–2020
Spouse(s)
John Brimelow (m. 1995–2020)

Barbara Ann "Bobbie" Battista (July 23, 1952 – March 3, 2020) was an American journalist and a known newscaster on CNN. During her 20-year career with the cable news company, Battista wrote many programs on CNN, CNN Headline News, and CNN International.[2][3][4]

She died of cervical cancer on March 3, 2020 in Davenport, Iowa, at the age of 67.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Birth reference results for Barbara Ann Batttista". FamilySearch.org. Retrieved January 1, 2018.
  2. Arango, Tim (June 22, 2009). "Newscaster, Once Mocked, Now Casts Mock News". The New York Times. nytimes.com. pp. C1. Retrieved November 28, 2009.
  3. "Bobbie Battista thriving off the front lines". U.S. News & World Report. usnews.com. May 23, 2005. Archived from the original on May 3, 2009. Retrieved November 28, 2009.
  4. "Bobbie Battista: Memories of 20 years at CNN". CNN. edition.cnn.com. November 5, 2001. Retrieved November 28, 2009.
  5. Johnston, Chuck (March 3, 2020). "Former CNN anchor Bobbie Battista dead at 67". CNN.