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Hayes Brown

Hayes Brown is an American journalist, editor, and reporter. Hayes Brown is widely known for covering world news for the popular viral news website BuzzFeed. Moreover, he also worked as a daily columnist at MSNBC.

Early Life

On the 1st of September 1987, Hayes Brown was born in Washington DC, the United States of America. Currently, he is 36 years old and has a birth sign of Virgo. In addition, he holds American nationality and has his belief in Christianity religion. Similarly, he can speak Chinese and English fluently.

There are not many details available regarding his parents, siblings, and childhood life. However, it is known that he was raised in Washington D.C. and later he moved to New York City to pursue a career as a journalist.


Talking about his education, he attended a local community high school and completed his early schooling. Later, he went for a bachelor’s degree in international relations and affairs at Michigan State in 2005.

In 2010, he earned his bachelor’s degree in international relations and affairs. Before starting his professional career, he received a few of his volunteer experiences with companies like the Great Lake Invitational Conference Association (as personal director), the United Nations Association (while being secretary-general of UNA-USA MUN), and Michigan State Model United Nations (undersecretary-general of crisis).

Similarly, he had done his volunteering experiences in the educational field only. His LinkedIn profile states that he has experience in blogging, editing, and international relations in addition to a few other talents and strengths in business expertise, including proposal writing, journalism, copywriting, web content, human writing, and foreign policy.

Additionally, he possesses some social abilities, such as public speaking. Additionally, he has experimented with security clearance, hosting, reporting, and on-camera interviewing.

Professional Career

Hayes Brown began his professional career while being a research intern at Walling for Mayor in May 2007. He completed his internship in August 2007 and was assigned to focus on managing policy statements and several other local issues. Later, he did a second internship for four months, from May to August 2008, with the United Nations Association. He took part in a lot of discussions, some of which included the 2009 UNA-USA Model United Nations Conference. Moreover, he contributed to the editing of various policy briefs on security and human rights-related issues.

After that, he relocated to Washington, D.C., where he worked for HireStrategy as an administrative consultant. He obtained a burial at the United Nations Foundation while he was in Washington, D.C. Moreover, he kept working for his internship for the first four months of 2011 (January through April). He has continued to work as a freelance writer, which he did from 2011 to 2012.

Hayes Brown

Caption: Hayes Brown working for MSNBC (Source: Twitter)

Hayes Brown has held positions with Water Edge as a blogger and writer, with Arlington, VA, as a cyber policy analyst, with BuzzFeed as a full-time podcast host and reporter and editor, and ultimately with MSNBC as a full-time daily columnist. Moreover, he gained notoriety as a result of his six-year period of consistency with BuzzFeed News. He was the deputy world news editor at the time.

Hayes formerly served as World Editor for ThinkProgress before joining BuzzFeed. He has been on the world desk’s team for a variety of correspondents from all over the world. While working for various international companies, he made himself available with free time to write articles in which he explained various correspondent works and the Greek debt crisis through “Grease.”

Hayes Brown – Net Worth 2024

From his profession as a writer and editor for MSNBC Daily as well as working for BuzzFeed, he has earned a decent sum of money. As far as now, his net worth is estimated at around $1 million while he earned an annual salary of $89,700 from MSNBC Daily.

Relationship Status

Talking about his personal life, Hayes Brown maintains his marital status a secret, thus he might be single. Therefore, there are no details of Hayes’ romantic relationships, engagements, or marriages. Similarly, he has not talked much about his past relationship in public. Meanwhile, it seems he likes to focus on his career and prefers to stay far from controversy and scandals at the moment.

Hayes Brown – Body Measurements

Moving on to his body measurement, Hayes Brown stands 5 feet 8 inches tall (173 cm) and weighs around 74 kg (116 lbs). Meanwhile, he has a black pair of eyes with black hair colour. Similarly, he has a slim body type and wears a shoe size of 9 US.

Social Media

On his Twitter page ‘@HayesBrown’ there are over 76.3k followers. Likewise, he is also active on Facebook but he has not an official Instagram page.