Eva McKend Biography

Eva McKend is an African-American, well-established news anchor, reporter, and award-winning personality. She has struggled to highlight marginalized groups. The former news director has described her as “Fearless” and a character who seeks serious questions and profound answers.

Early Life

Eva McKend is a Swarthmore College graduate student, where she earned her bachelor’s degree. Next, she earned her master’s degree from the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University, where she had an addition through the Turner Diversity Fellowship. She is actively known to be a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. She was brought up with her sibling, Jomo McKend, and another brother, who goes by a private Instagram profile by @blick71.

Eva went on to serve the position of a National Politics Reporter for CNN’s Washington D.C. bureau in September 2021. Previously, she was an on-air personality, working for Spectrum’s 24-hour news stations. While working for the on-air station, she focused on Kentucky’s congressional delegation. She also worked as a reporter for other famous news and media outlets like NY1 and Bay News 9.​

Eva McKend Career

Eva is famously known for asking particular or pointed questions to many people involved in leadership, politics, and others. She was also involved in making or contributing her time to the reports on Black hemp farmers after the crop’s legalization amid the 2018 Farm Bill. This earned her the first prize in the category of enterprise and investigative broadcast reporting from the Society of Professional Journalists Louisville chapter. She also received nominations for an Ohio Valley Regional Emmy for the work.

Eva regularly appears for the WAMU/NPR programs of 1A on public radio stations across the U.S., distributing to over 400 public radio stations. From 2015 to 2018, she served to be an anchor at WCAX-TV, where she was known for interviewing personalities and asking tough or complicated questions. During that time, she was titled a Rising Star by Vermont Business Magazine in 2017. Before joining hands with Vermont, she was a reporter for Spectrum News Hudson Valley (2012 to 2014).

During that time, she was responsible for covering the stories and working as the Sullivan County reporter, which received various national and international attention. She worked on stories like the murder trial of Paul Novak and video surveillance of Paul’s high-profile arrest via FOIA request. She was recognized for the ongoing illegal demolition in Monticello by the New York State Associated Press. Eva also worked as a correspondent for Springfield, Mo., CBS affiliate KOLR/KOZL during the summers, based in Washington, D.C.

Eva McKend Biography

Real Name Eva McKend
Birth Date 1990s
Age (as of 2023) 30s
Birth Place United States
Profession Politics Reporter
College Syracuse University
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 59 kg  –  in Pounds –  130 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black



Relationship Status

Marital Status Engaged
Affair No
Who is her boyfriend/fiance? Dennis Bates

Personal Life

Eva McKend is yet to be married, but it is known that she is engaged to her long-known fiance, Dennis Bates. Dennis is a CPA and a real estate investor, with whom Eva has frequently posted various images on Instagram. Dennis goes by the Instagram handle name – @dbatesjr003, with over 92 followers and nearly three posts. Eva and Dennis have been engaged since July 2022, and she shared the news with an image of Dennis kneeling down with a ring.

Social Life

Eva McKend is an active reporter, correspondent, anchor, and interviewer who is actively available on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and her own website – www.evamckend.comOn LinkedIn, she has more than 500 connections and she describes herself as the National Politics Reporter at CNN. on Twitter, she has an official account named Eva McKend, where she has 11K followers and 5,996 in the “following list.”

The most recent pinned post on her Twitter account dates back to 5th April 2023, describing her experience of getting featured in the magazine of her collegiate university, Swarthmore. On Instagram (evamckend), she posts content related to her workplace and images with friends, colleagues, or her fiance.

Eva Mckend Net Worth

Eva McKend is a national-level journalist and works in almost every field of journalism, reporting or working in the news channels. She is undoubtedly earning well because of her long career in media outlets. We assume Eva makes nearly $3 million as of April 2023. She began working with her media profile in 2005 as an intern. After that, she got good gigs and opportunities in different media channels.

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