As an anchor for CNN, Lou Waters is an award-winning journalist. His award-winning coverage of the Challenger explosion made him one of the most popular newscasters in history. In 1989, he was in the anchor chair when a devastating earthquake struck San Francisco. During the quake, Waters covered the scene from CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta, then got on the first plane allowed to land in the Bay Area. He continued reporting from the streets of San Francisco as the disaster continued to unfold.
During his time as a CNN anchor, Lou was a political journalist who covered each Republican and Democratic National Conventions. In addition, he has a number of other interests, which helped boost his CNN Net worth. During his long career, Waters earned a lot of awards. While working at CNN, he also was the managing editor of NewsProNet, where he hosted the “Investing in America” consumer money reports that are broadcast on more than 80 local and national television stations.
Waters’ CNN Net worth has steadily increased. His work has helped the network to break a wide range of stories. As a national correspondent, he has been involved in a variety of other media outlets. Born and raised in Minneapolis, he received his journalism training at the University of Minnesota. He was an announcer for WMIN AM in the Twin Cities and WLOL, KDWB, and KFOR. In addition, he’s worked in New York City, Los Angeles, Buffalo, and Honolulu.