Andrea Canning is a Canadian-American writer and journalist best known as a Dateline NBC correspondent since joining the company in October 2012. She has contributed to various NBC shows and platforms including Today, NBC Nightly News and MSNBC. She has also worked for NBC as a fill-in host and news anchor.
According to her IMDb bio, she is a 1972 born personality who grew up in Canada and has played the role of writer for films such as A Ruby Herring Mystery (2019), House of Deadly Secrets (2018) and Deep Fake.
Andrea Canning was born on December 10, 1972 in Blue Mountain, Ontario and grew up in Collingwood, Ontario. She went to the University of Western Ontario, where she received her degree in psychology in 1994. She also received an additional degree in radio and television arts from Ryerson Polytechnic University.
Andrea Canning career
In the early days of her career, Andrea had a few assignments at WCPO-TV in Cincinnati. While working as a reporter or co-anchor for the station, she became a member of the evening news program. From 1999 to 2001 she worked for WPTV-TV in West Palm Beach, Florida for three years.
Before that, she worked for CKVR-TV in Barrie, Ontario for a further two years from 1997 to 1999, simultaneously holding the positions of reporter and presenter. Andrea also worked as a morning anchor for WXVT-CBS before getting a new job at network CKVR (from 1996 to 1997), she was hired as a commissioned editor for the tabloid TV show Extra.
She lived in Los Angeles for a short time, during which time she interned for Baywatch and shared a home with future media personality and host Ryan Seacrest.
Andrea Canning was also a correspondent for ABC News from 2004 to April 2012. During that time, she has covered the White House, Congress, the Supreme Court, the Iraq War, and has reported various other headlines for an affiliate called NewsOne.
While working for ABC News, Andrea covered a wide spectrum of news ranging from crime stories, Hurricane Katrina, the case of Casey Anthony and many more. She gained major spotlight after covering the news about Charlie Sheen on February 28, 2011 for 20/20.
She had the interview with the personality and the video subsequently went viral, receiving more than 10 million views in the first 9 days after its release on YouTube.
A majority of the shows she hosted during her time at ABC News were Good Morning America, Nightline, World News With Diane Sawyer, and 20/20. She has also worked on various other morning shows and served as an alternative news anchor for the show Good Morning America.
After being fired from ABC News in 2012, Andrea joined the NBC channel in October of that year. She began working for Dateline while contributing to various other NBC news platforms. She has worked as a news anchor and is widely known for the series based on Ruby Herring mystery films from 2019.
Andrea Canning biography
|Real name||Andrea Mead Canning|
|Date of birth||December 10, 1972|
|Age (as of 2022)||49 years|
|Place of birth||Collingwood, Canada|
|University||Western University, Ryerson University|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 6” – in centimeters – 168 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 62kg – in pounds – 136 pounds|
Andrea Canning Family
|mother||Katherine Jane Canning|
|Is she lesbian?||no|
|children||Christina Margaret Bancroft, Charlotte Brewster Bancroft, Georgia Rapalje Bancroft, Elle Corbin Bancroft, Anna Katherine Bancroft|
Andrea Canning is married to her longtime boyfriend, with whom she dated for three years while she was her girlfriend. Later, her longtime boyfriend became her husband and goes by the name of Lt. Col Tony Bancroft, USMCR, an F/A-18 training pilot. Together, Andrea and her husband Tony have six children, including five daughters and a son.
Andrea Canning net worth
Canning has maintained her long professional life beginning with WCPO-TV in Cincinnati and 1999. For 23-25 years she has maintained her various positions in the field of news channels while affiliated with various networks such as WCPO-TV, WPTV-TV, CKVR-TV, WXVT-CBS, ABC News and NBC channels. It is certain that Andrea makes a lot of money due to her only professional correspondent and anchor line. Her net worth must be somewhere around $3.75 million.