Vonnie Quinn is best known for her work on Bloomberg network where she has worked as a radio anchor and is currently a television presenter. She is also a journalist who has worked for a couple of newspaper outlets before becoming a broadcaster. Vonnie, in her line of work, has had awards and scholarships to her credit. This graduate of the University of Columbia is a holder of a B.A and B.Sc in Journalism. Despite being from a wealthy home, she worked her way up to attain the heights she currently stands at in the journalism industry.
In addition to her work in the media, Vonnie Quinn is also a musician, although not one with albums and record signings. This talented Irish lady is a trained classical violist from the Limerick School of Music. She has performed at various events and festivals in New York. Vonnie has disclosed that her first love was never journalism or the mass media but that as a child, she wanted to be an astronaut. She later developed a love for music and thought her career lies there. She was even part of the National Youth Orchestra of Ireland for a certain period of time. However, all this changed as she got admitted to the university and opted to study journalism. However, her love for music still remains as she can be spotted at several musical concerts in New York.
6 Interesting Facts About Vonnie Quinn – The Bloomberg TV Anchor
Education and Career
Vonnie Quinn who was born in the 1980s has had quite a successful career. She is best known as a journalist and broadcaster. She holds a degree in journalism from the University of Columbia. Sources have it that she rejected admission from the prestigious Oxford University for the University of Columbia. Before she went to Columbia, she was a student at National University of Ireland (NUI) but continued her studies in America when she was awarded the NUI Travelling Studentship award, a scholarship from Lorana Sullivan Foundation which she received in 2004.
Before she left Ireland, she worked for The Irish Times, The Irish Music Magazine and The Anglo-Celt; all local newspapers in Ireland. Upon graduation, she began working for Bloomberg in 2006. She has been with the firm ever since and has risen through various positions from an editor, an analyst to a reporter and now a host. She is currently the co-host of Bloomberg Markets: European Close and the host of Bloomberg Markets Americas which airs on ET from 10am-1pm on weekends and has availed her the opportunity to meet high ranking people such as Presidents, entrepreneurs, prime ministers, C.E.Os, among others.
Vonnie Quinn also has the following awards and honors under her belt: ABC Frank Reynolds Fellowship, New York Financial Writers’ Association Scholarship, a Swiss Government Scholarship, and a French Government Medal.
Vonnie Quinn’s Famous Family
The broadcasting journalist was born into a famous and influential family in Ireland. Her family includes some people you may like to call jet-setters. Her father, whose name is unknown was the chief civil engineer at Ireland’s Electricity Supply Board. While her mother, also named Vonnie, was the first woman from Tipperary county to be recruited as a stewardess on the Pan American World Airways. Commonly referred to as Pan Am, the airline was the principal and largest international air carrier and unofficial flag carrier of the United States from 1927 until its collapse on December 4, 1991.
Sadly, she lost both her parents when she was young. Vonnie is the third to bear that name in her family after her mother and a certain famous cousin. Her cousin whose last name is Reynolds was a popular fashion designer in the 1980s who also had a home in New York.
Who is Vonnie Quinn’s Husband? Kids
One of the questions on the minds of Vonnie Quinn’s fans would be whether or not this delightful host is married or has an active love life. At this time, the answer to this question remains vague as Vonnie prefers to keep details about her personal and love life to herself. On no occasion has she divulged any information concerning her relationship or marital status. It is also uncertain at this time if she has any children.
Love For Music
Vonnie has always loved music right from her early formative years. She had thought she would be a musician but fate took her elsewhere. She is a trained violist and as mentioned earlier, was part of a national orchestra in her home country. Presently, she performs at festivals in New York. On YouTube, a video of her performing with a certain David Barckow on what appeared to be a local stage can be seen. The time this performance took place is uncertain too. Her love for music pushes her to attend concerts around New York. She has attended concerts that featured top artists like Drake, A Tribe Called Quest, Mos Def and Black Sabbath.
Vonnie Quinn’s Net Worth
Vonnie Quinn is the host of Bloomberg Markets on Bloomberg TV and as a television anchor working in a prestigious broadcast station, it is expected that she has been able to accumulate a decent amount of wealth.
Prior to her television appearance, Vonnie has worked as a reporter at three different Irish newspaper firms. Also, when she joined Bloomberg, she worked as a host in its radio section and as an editor for the Bloomberg Businessweek. Finally, she became a co-host on Bloomberg Markets: European Close. Although she gets involved in music from time to time, performing at concerts and festivals, it is believed that it doesn’t yield any significant earning. As at January 2019, her net worth is yet to be ascertained but is believed by some authentic source to be in six figures. Her salary earnings from Bloomberg is said to range between $160,262 and $171,385.
Social Media Presence
Vonnie Quinn like many other celebrities has a decent presence on social media. She runs a Twitter and Instagram account with 14k and 19k followers respectively. Both handles are in her name and are easy to access with the content of her posts on both platforms being personal and professional pictures and videos, alongside updates from her desk as a journalist.