U.S. broadcaster Erin Burnett has become a first-time mum.

The CNN newswoman welcomed a baby boy with husband David Rubulotta on Friday (29Nov13).

Confirming the happy news to People.com, she says, "Dave and I welcomed a healthy, happy baby boy at 9:47 p.m. Friday November 29th. He weighed in at 8 lbs., 10 oz."

She adds, "We've always wanted this and we're very lucky."

The 37 year old wed her financier partner last December (12).