Women Journalists

Throughout history, there have been many women journalists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female journalists such as Lisa Brennan-Jobs, Svetlana Alexievich, Ann Coulter, Dorothy Day, Nigella Lawson.The women journalists featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.

 1 Megyn Kelly

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: November 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

Megyn Kelly is a well-known American journalist and political commentator. She had a successful career at Fox News and NBC News, where she did reporting and anchored many shows. She quit television and launched her media production company in 2020. She hosts the The Megyn Kelly Show podcast. She has also written an autobiography titled Settle for More.

 2 Gloria Steinem

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: March 25, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

Hailing from a humble background, Gloria Steinem went on to become a celebrated journalist and an iconic feminist. Founder of the New York magazine and Ms Magazine, her life has been dedicated to writing, talking and fighting for women’s rights, gender equality, legalisation of abortion, among other things. She brought issues like female genital mutilation to the forefront in America.

 3 Preity Zinta

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Famous As: Actor, Model, Journalist
Birthdate: January 31, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Indian

 4 Olivia Munn

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 5 Savannah Guthrie

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Famous As: Broadcaster
Birthdate: December 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 6 Maria Shriver

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: November 6, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

Famous American journalist, Maria Shriver, is recognised for her long association with NBC. Her documentary series The Alzheimer’s Project earned rave reviews and she later founded the nonprofit organization, 'The Women's Alzheimer's Movement'. As the former First Lady of California– she was married to Arnold Schwarzenegger when he was the governor of California– she involved herself in numerous charity works.

 7 Phyllis Schlafly

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Famous As: Radio personality, Lawyer, Political activist, Journalist
Birthdate: August 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: September 5, 2016
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 8 Nigella Lawson

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Famous As: Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer
Birthdate: January 6, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British
Daughter of Nigel Lawson, former Chancellor of the Exchequer, Nigella Lawson has written several bestselling cookbooks and hosted many culinary shows. Winner of the British Book Award and the Guild of Food Writers Award, Nigella has previously worked as an editor and freelance journalist and also owns a cookware range.

 9 Gretchen Carlson

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Famous As: Television Host
Birthdate: June 21, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 10 Mary Ann Shadd

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Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: October 9, 1823
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Canadian, American
Died: June 5, 1893

 11 Meghan McCain

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Famous As: Columnist & TV Host
Birthdate: October 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

The daughter of popular American politician John McCain, Meghan McCain has established herself as a noted columnist and TV personality, working for TV channels like Fox News, ABC News, and MSNBC. As an author, she has had a major impact upon the release of books, such as Dirty Sexy Politics and My Dad, John McCain. She also supports gay rights.

 12 Kathie Lee Gifford

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Famous As: TV Host, Actress
Birthdate: August 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: French, American

Kathie Lee Gifford achieved celebrity status by working as a television presenter. She then became a singer-songwriter and author, cementing her place in the entertainment industry. Also known for her charity work, Kathie serves as an ambassador for Childhelp, a non-profit organization working towards preventing child abuse.

 13 Chrystia Freeland

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Famous As: Deputy Prime Minister of Canada
Birthdate: August 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Canadian
Known as the Minister of Everything, Christina Freeland is Canada’s 10th deputy prime minister. She is also Canada’s finance minister and the first woman to hold the office. She has previously worked with the Financial Times, Thomson Reuters, and The Globe and Mail. She has also authored a bestselling book. 

 14 Kaitlan Collins

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Famous As: Journalist, Writer, Blogger
Birthdate: April 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

Kaitlan Collins is one of the most popular and influential American journalists of the current generation. As a White House correspondent for CNN, Collins traveled to at least six different countries with Donald Trump. She made headlines when she questioned Trump about Vladimir Putin, for which she was forbidden from attending a Trump administration press conference in 2018.

 15 Dana Bash

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: June 15, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

Dana Bash is an American journalist. Currently working as a chief political correspondent for CNN, Dana Bash has played a major role in the success of the TV channel. She became one of the few women to be honored in a 2014 event called Women in Washington Power List, which was organized by Elle magazine.

 16 Lesley Stahl

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: December 16, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 17 Ann Coulter

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Birthdate: December 8, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 18 Lisa Brennan-Jobs

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Famous As: Daughter of Steve Jobs
Birthdate: May 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 19 Marilyn vos Savant

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Famous As: Columnist
Birthdate: August 11, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 20 Jenna Bush Hager

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: November 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 21 Prue Leith

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Famous As: Restaurateur
Birthdate: February 18, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: South African

 22 Lucy Hawking

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Famous As: Journalist, Novelist, Writer
Birthdate: November 2, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 23 Barbara Walters

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 25, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 24 Erin Andrews

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: May 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 25 Erin Burnett

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Famous As: News Anchor
Birthdate: July 2, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 26 Anna Wintour

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: November 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 27 Keely Shaye Smith

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Famous As: Journalist, Wife of Pierce Brosnan
Birthdate: September 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 28 Maria Bartiromo

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Famous As: TV Journalist
Birthdate: September 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 29 Norah O'Donnell

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: January 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 30 Julie Chen

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Famous As: Presenter, Television producer, Journalist
Birthdate: January 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 31 Paula Yates

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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: April 24, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British, Welsh
Died: September 17, 2000

 32 Hoda Kotb

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Famous As: Journalist, Author, TV Anchor
Birthdate: August 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Egyptian, American

 33 Shannon Bream

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: December 23, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 34 Laura Kuenssberg

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Famous As: journalist
Birthdate: 1976 AD
Nationality: British

 35 Claudia Winkleman

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Famous As: Journalist, Writer, Television presenter
Birthdate: January 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

 36 Hallie Jackson

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Famous As: Political Reporter, Analyst
Birthdate: April 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 37 Brianna Keilar

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Australian

 38 Nancy Grace

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Famous As: Journalist, Lawyer, Television presenter
Birthdate: October 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 39 Amy Robach

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Famous As: Journalist, TV Anchor
Birthdate: February 6, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 40 Virginia Vallejo

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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: August 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Colombian

 41 Anne Robinson

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Famous As: Television presenter, Journalist, Autobiographer
Birthdate: September 26, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

 42 Connie Chung

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: August 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 43 Mika Brzezinski

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: May 2, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 44 Alexandra Pelosi

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 45 Maria Menounos

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Greek, American

 46 Joan Lunden

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 19, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 47 Tamron Hall

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 16, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 48 Christiane Amanpour

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: January 12, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Bosnian, Iranian, British, American

 49 Anna Richardson

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Famous As: Television Presenter
Birthdate: September 27, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

 50 Joan Didion

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Famous As: Screenwriter, Novelist, Journalist, Writer, Essayist
Birthdate: December 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American