The renowned American journalist, Miles O Brien was born on 9th June 1959. He was born in Michigan, the U.S. He attended Georgetown University. He grew up in Grosse Pointe Farms in Michigan. He belongs to North American ethnicity. Brien is of American nationality. The successful journalist, Miles O' Brien has been married to his long-term girlfriend Sandy O' Brien. The couple has been blessed with two kids namely Connery and Miles. The couple is enjoying their married life. There are no rumors about an affair or disputes.
The esteemed journalist, Miles O Brien specializes in aerospace, technology, and science. He has been known to be a third-generation aviation pilot. His love for aviation comes from his beloved father. He has been a vital part of PBS NewsHour as a national science correspondent since 2010. Brien worked as an anchor and a reporter at TV stations in Boston, New York, and Missouri.
He became a part of CNN in the year 1922. He served in aviation technology, space and environmental correspondent with CNN in Atlanta. Brien used to anchor programs such as CNN American Morning, Headline News and Science and Technology Week. He worked on CNN reports, including the winning of the Ansari X-Prize, Hubble Space Telescope, landings on Mars and many more.
Brien narrated a 16-hour live marathon about the tragic loss of the space shuttle Columbia. He also reported the airplane crashes of the ValuJet 592, Comair 5191 and EgyptAir 990. He bravely covered the hurricane Katrina. Brien has been known to be the first journalist to fly on a space shuttle followed with the successful return flight.
Brien made a documentary on what it takes to make the space shuttle and titled it as Terminal Count, which he shot, produced and wrote was aired in May 2001. He covered the terrorist attack in Mumbai Taj hotel and Oberoi Trident. He served as an aviation analyst in March 2014. Brien is the owner of an aircraft Cirrus SR22. He covered the very first launch of a space station from Kazakhstan. He started his career in Journalism with WRC-TV based in Washington DC.
Brien has 73.4k followers on Twitter. He has over 3k followers on Instagram. He is very much active on Facebook. Brien has won innumerable awards in his career until now. He earns fairly well. Brien owns a National Headliner award, Alfred DuPont Columbia University award and many more.