Is Jason Carroll Married? Five Facts To Know About CNN's Prominent Personality
- Nationality American
- Birth Place Westlake Village, California, United States
- Profession Journalist
- Zodiac Sign N/A
- Religion N/A
- Ethnicity/Race Mixed
- Father Melvin L Carroll
- Mother Fredricka Allison
- Brother/s Melvin L Caroll Jr.
- Sister/s Stacy Sykes
- Children/Kids Not Yet
- Relationship Status Single (2019)
- Divorce/Split Not Yet
- Gay No
- Dating/Affair No
- Net Worth Not Disclosed
- College University of Southern California
- Height/ How Tall? 6'1" (1.85 m)
- Hair Short
- Hair Color Black
- Eye Color Black
We all thrive for love and companionship in life, but we don't know when, where and how love knocks on our door. The romantic affair of CNN reporter Jason Carroll is mostly under the wraps following which curiosities and questions like - 'is he already a married man?' - must have popped up in your mind. So, keeping reading as we unravel the truth along with five facts to know about the prominent personality.
1. Jason Kept Track Of Soldier's Deployment To Afghanistan In The Year 2010
Besides the national stories, Jason took significant steps to emphasize on the American military soldiers during the year 2010. Being placed amongst the 101st Airborne, he made his first trip to the Paktika state of Afghanistan. Carroll shared his experience as,
“That’s where their experience started and I decided to follow wherever they ended up.”
At the time, Carroll was following Sgt Randy Shorter for a series, ''A Soldiers Story". Further, Carroll shared that he held the trust of the soldiers,
“What you deal with — with the soldiers I’m interacting with — is trust. The soldiers I had reached out to did not shut down after the article because they trust me…but it makes me wonder about soldiers who don’t know me.”
“When you sit with these guys, eat with them…you get a sense of how they deal with it. We had planned to start shooting much earlier. But it gave us an opportunity to do a story on the process of getting soldiers to the operating bases.”
The film that Carroll documented aired on "American Morning" on September 27, 2010. Additionally, he shared that he had two goals associated with his work. Firstly, Carroll hoped to get the audience to "look at the world through the eyes of these three soldiers." Secondly, he wanted to portray " a real sense of what serving this country is really all about."
2. Jason Became A Major Target In A SnowBall Fight During Live Report
After the students saw Jason, they quickly made him the main target for the fight.
Caption: Jason Carroll clobbered in snowball fight while attempting to report the event. (Published on November 12, 2017)
Although Carroll tried to protect himself, and the camera shouting,"Give us a second to talk" the students continued hitting him with snowballs.
3. Jason Is Low-key About His Romantic Affairs And Family Details
He has devoted himself to work and isn't very vocal about his personal life. As a result, fans are deprived of getting acquainted with details regarding his romantical involvement with a partner. Also, people remain oblivious if he is already a married man but fans are hopeful that he would come forward and speak on the matter soon.
The news correspondent who keeps his age a secret also keeps his family life away from the media. However, it is known that his parents are Fredericka Allison and Melvin L Caroll. Further, Jason also has siblings, Stacy Sykes and Melvin L Caroll Junior.
4. Jason Confronted A Mayor Who Once Harrassed Latinos
Around early 2012, Jason confronted Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr. of East Haven who was in trouble for saying he would help the Latino residents by eating tacos.
Caption: Jason Carroll confronting Mayor Joseph Maturo. (Published on January 25, 2012)
The Mayor then release a statement of apology saying,
“My sincerest apologies go out to the East Haven community and, in particular, the Latino community for the insensitive and off-collar comment that I made to WPIX reporter Mario Diaz yesterday regarding the recent events affecting our community and our police department. Unfortunately, I let the stress of the situation get the best of me and inflamed what is already a serious and unfortunate situation.”
Meanwhile, Carroll grilled the Mayor saying,
“Just tell us, do you think the apology would be enough?. I think that would help.”
The Mayor then stated,
“I certainly hope so. I created something that went viral. It was something that the media says gotcha, and ran with it. I accept full responsibility. I have apologized profusely!”
5. Other Notable works of Reporter Jason Carroll
When it comes to Jason's career, he has covered several of the most-coveted news stories. Along with the 'ground-breaking' yearlong series, 'A Soldier's Story,' he has even covered the major news regarding the capture and death of Osama Bin Laden.
The rest of his notable works include the coverage of the major earthquake in Haiti, Hurricane Katrina, the London terrorist bombing plot and also the on-scene coverage of American Airlines Flight 587.
Additionally, he also covered a vital report on Mayor Cory Booker's sexuality who created headlines with his statement saying, " What does it matter if I'm gay?"
Caption: Jason reports on Mayor Cory Booker who talked about his sexuality and what impact it would have on NJ Senate race.
(Published on August 29, 2013)
No wonder, his hard work has showered him with accolades!