That Time a Former CNN Reporter Became Queen of Spain

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By Jordan Chariton Comment

Most journalists don’t have a fallback plan of becoming a king or queen, but one former CNN reporter is about to do just that.

Letizia Ortiz, who over a decade ago worked as a reporter at CNN+, a 24-hour Spanish- language news channel in Spain, married Spain’s Crown Prince Felipe soon after. And this week, as her husband becomes King of Spain, Princess Letizia sits beside him as Queen of Spain.