• Melanie Hicken


    Melanie Hicken

  • Facts of Melanie Hicken

    Name Melanie Hicken
    Gender Female
    Birth Country Santa Clarita area of California state, USA
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity White
    Profession Journalist
    Net worth $1.2 Million
    Salary $75,354
    Marital Status Married
    Spouse Ryan Sullivan
    Children Rory Sullivan
    Hair Color Dark Brown
    Eye Color Grey
    Education Syracuse University


    Melanie Hicken succeeded to make an impact in journalism with her ability to hold onto government investigation, business, and various organizations accountable throughout her career. She is exposing everything from the sexual abuses in nursing care to the political scandals for CNN.

    Hicken was born in the greater Santa Clarita area of California state, USA. Furthermore, she holds an American by her nationality and belongs to a white ethnic background/race. Other than that, her parents and siblings are still under the closet.

    Hicken earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Journalism with a minor in history and political science from Syracuse University in 2009. Later, she received a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree from New York University in 2012. Also, read about Mitra Kalita‘s career in journalism.

    Salary & Net Worth

    Melanie Hicken interned as a general assignment reporter for news media, The Signal Newspaper in 2006. She then interned at daily business newspapers, The Washington Times, The Orange County Register. She also worked as an editor-in-chief and freelance reporter for The Daily Orange, ProPublica, Los Angeles Times Community News, and Thomson Reuters.

    CNN Melanie Hicken
    CNN Melanie Hicken
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    Prior to working as a senior writer for CNN, Hicken served as a personal finance reporter for CNN-affiliated news program, Money from 2012 to 2015. So, she earns an annual average salary of $75,354, which is comparable to CNN senior writer from the percentage ratio of $61,000$86,505. Henceforth, she maintains a net worth of $1.2 Million as of 2020.

    Relationship Status

    CNN senior investigative reporter, Hicken married Ryan Sullivan in a close and private ceremony on 19th July 2014. Since their nuptial, they are flourishing their marital life with happiness and glorious moments.

    Following four years of marriage, the pair welcomed their first child, a baby girl, Rory Sullivan in 2018. After finding a little joy in their conjugal life, they have been raising their two-year-old daughter in a luxurious home in Santa Clarita, California.

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