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Bobbie Battista

  • Host, "Generation Nation"

Bobbie is known for her work on CNN, HLN and CNN International. She also anchored CNN’s first interactive talk show, TalkBack Live. She has reported on a range of historical events from the fall of the Soviet Union to the Gulf War to the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks. She has also covered presidential politics as well as numerous national campaigns and elections. Among her many distinctions is a George Foster Peabody award for a documentary on juvenile crime.

Bobbie worked previously as an anchor for WRAL-TV in Raleigh, NC and has spent time working in public relations and political consulting since leaving CNN. She is a graduate of Leadership Atlanta.

She grew up in New Jersey and attended Northwestern University, but has called Atlanta home for years. She is married to John Brimelow and they have one daughter, who attends the United States Air Force Academy.

Recent Blog Posts

Generation Nation

Three Generations Talk Politics

As we head toward another Presidential election, I thought I would corral a panel of politicos to discuss what impact Millennials or Gen Y will have on our national political scene. Fusion, a media...

June 4, 2015 - 12:05pm
Generation Nation

Must-Have Music for Every Generation

I recently came across an article on Huffington Post wherein the author mused on what songs/artists from the Boomer generation should be on every Millennial's playlist. He did not include the...

April 30, 2015 - 1:45pm
Generation Nation

Whose Office Is It Anyway?

If there's one thing all the generations can agree on, it's that none of them likes to be stereotyped.An internal company memo surfaced on line recently from a large corporation that...

April 16, 2015 - 12:59pm
Generation Nation

Nest Egg 101- A Millennial View on Finances

Most of us are under the impression Millennials have no real money yet to spend or save. But they are beginning to acquire wealth and they will be an economic force in the years to come. So the...

April 8, 2015 - 2:27pm
Generation Nation

You Wear It Well - Fashion Over 50

Too many times I've come across articles that tell women over the age of 50 what to wear and what not to wear. It's not quite that black and white and I think we may be looking at the problem...

April 3, 2015 - 1:38pm