Anchor & Host of CNN Newsroom, CNN
Robyn Curnow is a CNN anchor and host of CNN International's CNN Newsroom with Robyn Curnow, which also regularly airs on CNN/US. Curnow previously served as a CNN correspondent in Johannesburg and London. She is based at CNN's headquarters in Atlanta. While based in South Africa as a correspondent, Curnow led CNN's coverage of Nelson Mandela's death and reported live from his funeral. Curnow had a long association with Mandela, interviewing him a number of times during and after his presidency. Her conversation with him on his 90th birthday was the last interview he gave. She has covered a wide range of stories from Africa such as the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the soccer World Cup, political scandals involving South African President Jacob Zuma and Boko Haram. She traveled extensively on the continent and reported from Zimbabwe on human rights abuses and corruption. Curnow was born in Perth, Australia and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa.