Female TV Anchors

Throughout history, there have been many women tv anchors who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female tv anchors such as Ellen DeGeneres, Oprah Winfrey, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Joan Rivers, Rachel Maddow.The women tv anchors featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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Martha Stewart
(Businesswoman)

Martha Stewart
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Birthdate: August 3, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

The founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Martha Stewart has found success with several business ventures. She is also the publisher of a magazine called Martha Stewart Living and has written many bestselling books. Although she was convicted of charges pertaining to the ImClone stock trading case, she made a comeback and became chairwoman of her company.

 2 
Gretchen Carlson
(Former Host of CBS News Show 'The Early Show' and Fox News Show 'Fox & Friends')

Gretchen Carlson
4
Birthdate: June 21, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Coon Rapids, Minnesota, United States

Known for her stints on Fox News and CBS News, TV journalist Gretchen Carlson made headlines when she accused Fox CEO Roger Ailes of having sexually harassed her earlier, eventually causing him to resign. The former Miss America is also a skilled classical violinist and a Juilliard alumna.

 3 
Kimberly Guilfoyle
(News Anchor)

Kimberly Guilfoyle
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Birthdate: March 9, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: United States

One of the prominent speakers at the Republican National Convention 2020 and a vocal supporter of American President, Donald Trump, Kimberly Ann Guilfoyle is a senior advisor and top fundraiser at Trump’s re-election campaign. A former deputy district attorney, prosecutor, legal analyst at CNN and TV host at Fox News, Guilfoyle is rumoured to be the Donald Trump Jr.’s partner.  

 4 
Ainsley Earhardt
(TV personality)

Ainsley Earhardt
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Birthdate: September 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

Ainsley Earhardt is an American journalist and television personality known for her association with Fox News. A co-host of popular daily morning news/talk program Fox & Friends, Ainsley Earhardt has been an important member of Fox News Channel since 2007. She has also had quite an impact as a writer, having published children's books, such as Take Heart, My Child.

 5 
Barbara Walters
(Producer and Co-Host on the ABC Newsmagazine '20/20')

Barbara Walters
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Birthdate: September 25, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Barbara Walters is an American retired television personality and broadcast journalist. Renowned for her popularity with viewers, Walters appeared as the host of several popular TV shows. A pioneer for women in broadcasting, Walters became the first woman to co-host shows like Today and ABC Evening News. In 1996, she was named in TV Guide’s 50 Greatest TV Stars list.

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Hoda Kotb
(Journalist and Co-Anchor of The NBC Show 'Today')

Hoda Kotb
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Birthdate: August 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Norman, Oklahoma, United States
Egyptian-American TV journalist Hoda Kotb is best known as the co-host of the shows NBC Morning Show, Dateline NBC, Today. Named to Time 100, she has also authored several books, including a bestselling autobiography. A breast cancer survivor, she now also works to raise awareness about the disease.

 7 
Erin Burnett
(News Anchor and Host of 'Erin Burnett OutFront' on CNN)

Erin Burnett
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Birthdate: July 2, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mardela Springs, Maryland, United States

Erin Burnett is an American news anchor. Dubbed the International Superstar, Burnett has hosted her own show Erin Burnett OutFront from the borders of Afghanistan, Israel, and the United Arab Emirates; she has also worked on a number of documentaries filmed inside India, Nigeria, Russia, and Libya. She has also reported from countries like Pakistan and China.

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Molly Qerim
(Sports commentator)

Molly Qerim
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Birthdate: March 31, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Sports anchor Molly Qerim is best known for her stint on ESPN's First Take. Her work inclues on-site reporting from multiple Super Bowls and other events. She had preciously hosted NFL Network shows NFL AM and NFL Fantasy Live. She is married to NBA player and ESPN host Jalen Rose. 

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Stacey Solomon
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Birthdate: October 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dagenham, England

Stacey Solomon is an English television personality and singer. She won the 10th series of British survival reality television show I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! and then released her debut single in 2011. Her debut album Shy, which released in 2015, peaked at number 45 on the UK Albums Chart.

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Jessi Combs
(Race Car Driver)

Jessi Combs
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Birthdate: July 27, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
Died: August 27, 2019

Professional racer, TV personality and metal fabricator, Jessi Combs, is remembered for setting a women's land speed class record (four wheels) in 2013. She was known as "the fastest woman on four wheels.” As a TV presenter, she co-hosted over 90 episodes of the Spike TV show, Xtreme 4x4. She died in a car crash while racing in 2019. 

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Savannah Guthrie
(Co-Anchor of the NBC News Morning Show 'Today')

Savannah Guthrie
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Birthdate: December 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

NBC News anchor and broadcast journalist Savannah Guthrie is best known for co-anchoring the show Today. She appeared in the series finale of 30 Rock. She has penned two children’s books, too. She is also a practicing lawyer and has worked with domestic abuse victims.

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Brooke Baldwin
(Journalist and Television Host of 'CNN Newsroom')

Brooke Baldwin
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Birthdate: July 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Brooke Baldwin is an American television host and journalist. Since 2008, Brooke Baldwin has been an important member of CNN. She has been hosting CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin, which has gained popularity over the years. Also a public speaker, Brooke Baldwin speaks at important events and venues.

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Martha MacCallum
(News Anchor)

Martha MacCallum
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Birthdate: January 31, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York
Journalist and anchor Martha MacCallum is best known as the host of The Story with Martha MacCallum on Fox News. The two-time Gracie Award-winner has also been dragged into controversy for suggesting that the gender pay gap may be a myth and for calling COVID-19 the “China Virus.”

 14 
Lauren Sánchez
(Journalist, News Anchor)

Lauren Sánchez
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Birthdate: December 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Lauren Sánchez is a news anchor who has won an Emmy Award for her work. Apart from being a news anchor, Sánchez is also an actress, pilot, and entrepreneur. She is credited with founding the first female-owned aerial production company, Black Ops Aviation. Also known for her good looks, Sánchez has been featured in lists like People's 50 Most Beautiful.

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Gayle King
(Author and Broadcast Journalist Known for Co-Hosting the Morning Show ‘CBS Mornings’)

Gayle King
4
Birthdate: December 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States

Gayle King is an American author and TV personality. Since 2012, King has been co-hosting CBS News' popular program, CBS This Morning. She has also been serving as CBS News' broadcast journalist. Also an editor-at-large for the famous O, The Oprah Magazine, King was included in Time magazine's list of 100 Most Influential People in 2019.

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Diane Sawyer
(Journalist)

Diane Sawyer
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Birthdate: December 22, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow, Kentucky, United States
The first female corrrespondant on 60 Minutes, a trailblazer for female journalists, a former co-host of Good Morning America and an aid to President Richard Nixon where she assisted in post-presidency memoirs, Diane Sawyer has many feathers in her cap. She bagged in a Daytime Emmy Award and was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.

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Maria Bartiromo
(The First TV Journalist to Broadcast from the Floor of the "New York Stock Exchange".)

Maria Bartiromo
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Birthdate: September 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Maria Bartiromo, who has worked with CNN, CNBC, Fox, is best known as the host of On the Money with Maria Bartiromo and Closing Bell. She is the first journalist to report live from the NY Stock Exchange and has earned two Emmys and an Excellence in Broadcast Journalism Award.

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Robin Roberts
(First Woman of Color and First Openly LGBTQ+ Woman to Host the American TV Game Show ‘Jeopardy!')

Robin Roberts
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Birthdate: November 23, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tuskegee, Alabama, United States

A former basketball and tennis player, Rubin Roberts began her career as a sports anchor and reporter for a Mississippi channel, WDAM-TV, eventually joining ESPN as sportscaster, concurrently serving as a featured reporter for Good Morning America. In 2005, she left ESPN to become a co-anchor for Good Morning America, currently serving as an anchor for the same program.

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Mika Brzezinski
(Journalist, Political Commentator and Co-Host of the Weekday Morning Broadcast Show ‘Morning Joe’)

Mika Brzezinski
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Birthdate: May 2, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Mika Brzezinski, daughter of diplomat Zbigniew Brzezinski, is best known as a co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe. She worked as a "Ground Zero" reporter for CBS during 9/11. She has also been on shows such as Up to the Minute and HomePage, and has authored three books, including a memoir.

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Mel B
(Singer)

Mel B
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Birthdate: May 29, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Harehills, West Yorkshire, England

Mel B is an English television personality and singer-songwriter. She gained international recognition as part of the popular pop girl group Spice Girls, which has sold more than 85 million records. Over the years, Mel B has been an important TV personality, appearing in several reality series as a participant as well as a judge.

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Joy Taylor
(Radio Jockey, TV Anchor)

Joy Taylor
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Birthdate: January 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Joy Taylor is a well-known face and voice on Fox Sports 1 where she is a host and anchor, noted particularly for moderating the talk show Skip and Shannon: Undisputed. Sister of American football player, Jason Taylor, she hosted radio shows at Barry University during her graduation in broadcast communication, before featuring in 790 AM The Ticket shows in Miami.

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Hallie Jackson
(Political Reporter, Analyst)

Hallie Jackson
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Birthdate: April 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yardley, Pennsylvania, United States
TV journalist Hallie Jackson is known for her association with NBC News and now serves as their chief White House correspondent and an anchor for MSNBC. She also fills in as an anchor on the talk show Today. She has previously worked for WBOC-TV, WFSB, and Hearst Corporation.

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Jillian Michaels
(Personal Trainer)

Jillian Michaels
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Birthdate: February 18, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

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Harris Faulkner
(News Anchor)

Harris Faulkner
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Birthdate: October 13, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Newscaster and TV host, Harris Faulkner, is currently associated with  Fox News Channel.  She hosts her own prime time political franchise called Town Hall America with Harris Faulkner and also a daily daytime show The Faulkner Focus. A much-respected figure in the TV industry, she is the recipient of six Emmy Awards and the Amelia Earhart Pioneering Lifetime Achievement Award. 

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Davina McCall
(Television presenter)

Davina McCall
5
Birthdate: October 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England
After brief stints as a singer and dancer during her early twenties, Davina McCall established herself as a television presenter at MTV and then rose in popularity as the host of Big Brother aired on Channel 4. She presented This Time Next Year on ITV. Born to a French mother and an English father, she is also involved in charity.

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Stephanie Ruhle
(Journalist & News Anchor)

Stephanie Ruhle
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Birthdate: December 24, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Park Ridge, New Jersey, United States

Stephanie Ruhle is an American TV anchor known for her work with the popular TV network, NBC. Often represented as an ideal working woman, Stephanie Ruhle has been featured on magazines, such as Working Mother and Fit Pregnancy. She also works towards helping women advance in fields, such as media, business, and politics.

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Amy Robach
(Journalist, TV Anchor)

Amy Robach
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Birthdate: February 6, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Joseph, Michigan, United States
ABC News presenter Amy Robach is known for hosting shows such as 20/20Good Morning America, the Saturday edition of NBC's Today. She has also hosted shows on MSNBC. She is a breast cancer survivor. She once claimed her story on Jeffrey Epstein was deliberately blocked by ABC.

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Norah O'Donnell
(Journalist, Anchor of the CBS 'Evening News' and Correspondent of '60 Minutes')

Norah O'Donnell
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Birthdate: January 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

Emmy-winning TV journalist and CBS anchor Norah O'Donnell is best known to audiences for her shows such as CBS Evening News and 60 Minutes. Born to Irish-American parents, she spent a few years in Korea, as a child, where she gave videotaped English lessons. She is a skin cancer survivor

 29 
Kasie Hunt
(American Correspondent)

Kasie Hunt
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Birthdate: May 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wayne, Pennsylvania

Kasie Hunt is an American political correspondent. Over the years, Kasie Hunt has been an important member of NBC News and MSNBC. Apart from being the Capitol Hill correspondent for NBC News, Hunt also hosts MSNBC's morning news show Way Too Early with Kasie Hunt, which airs on weekdays from 5 a.m. to 6 a.m.

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Trish Regan
(Television Host, Journalist)

Trish Regan
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Birthdate: December 13, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hampton, New Hampshire, U.S.

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Greta Van Susteren
(News Anchor for 'Newsmax TV')

Greta Van Susteren
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Birthdate: June 11, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Appleton, Wisconsin, United States

Lawyer Greta Van Susteren gained fame as an anchor for CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News. She is best known for her 14-year stint on Fox News's On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren and for MSNBC’s For the Record with Greta. She was named one of Forbes's most powerful women.

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Jane Pauley
(TV Host)

Jane Pauley
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Birthdate: October 31, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

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Denise van Outen
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Birthdate: May 27, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Basildon, Essex, England

Denise van Outen is an English actress, dancer, singer, and presenter. She is known for presenting the TV show, The Big Breakfast, and for competing in the tenth series of Strictly Come Dancing where she finished as runner-up. Also known for her humanitarian work, Denise supports charity organizations, such as Breast Cancer Care and Comic Relief.

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Brianna Keilar
(Journalist and Host of "New Day" and "Right Now" On CNN)

Brianna Keilar
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Birthdate: September 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Canberra, Australia

Brianna Keilar is a journalist who previously worked as a general assignment correspondent, Congressional correspondent, and White House correspondent for CNN. She is currently working as CNN's senior political correspondent. In 2019, Keilar, a military spouse, started writing a column titled Home Front, which continues to play an important role in bridging the civilian-military divide.

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Dagen McDowell
(News Anchor & Analyst for 'Fox Business' and 'Fox News')

Dagen McDowell
4
Birthdate: January 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brookneal, Virginia, United States
Dagen McDowell has served as an anchor for various Fox shows and a business correspondent for Fox News. She was initially a financial journalist. She is best known for hosting Mornings with Maria and has also appeared on The Five and Outnumbered. She was also a panelist on Cashin' In

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Rachel Nichols
(Journalist)

Rachel Nichols
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Birthdate: October 18, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Potomac, Maryland, United States

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Nessa Diab
(Radio & Television Personality)

Nessa Diab
3
Birthdate: May 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: California, USA

 38 
Michelle Beadle
(Sports Reporter and Host)

Michelle Beadle
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Birthdate: October 23, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Italy

Michelle Beadle is a sports reporter best known for her association with the popular cable sports channel, ESPN. Over the years, she has hosted important shows for various networks, including ESPN. Apart from being a sports reporter, Michelle Beadle has also been a Red Carpet reporter for popular shows like Grammy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Tony Awards, and SAG Awards.

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Suzy Kolber
(Sportscasters)

Suzy Kolber
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Birthdate: May 14, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Melissa Francis
(TV personality)

Melissa Francis
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Birthdate: December 12, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Melissa Francis is an American TV news personality. Over the years, Francis played an important role in the Fox Broadcasting Company, working as a commentator and anchor for the Fox News (FNC) and Fox Business Network (FBN). However, in October 2020, it was revealed that Francis is no longer a member of Fox and that she was forced to quit.

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Kate Bolduan
(Journalist, News anchor)

Kate Bolduan
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Birthdate: July 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Goshen, Indiana, United States
The youngest morning show anchor on any major TV network, Kate Bolduan is an eminent American broadcast journalist for CNN. She covered the 2016 U.S Presidntial campaign for a global audience, as the anchor of CNN international program called State of America with Kate Bolduan.

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Gloria Borger
(Political Analyst & Journalist)

Gloria Borger
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Birthdate: September 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York
Emmy-nominated journalist Gloria Borger serves as the CNN chief political analyst and is best known for appearing on The Situation Room. She has previously worked as a national political correspondent for CBS News and been part of the CBS shows 60 Minutes II and Face the Nation.

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Lindsay Czarniak
(TV Anchor, Reporter)

Lindsay Czarniak
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Birthdate: November 7, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States

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Lesley Stahl
(Journalist)

Lesley Stahl
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Birthdate: December 16, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lynn, Massachusetts, United States

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Alisyn Camerota
(Journalist, Political Commentator)

Alisyn Camerota
5
Birthdate: June 21, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Shrewsbury, New Jersey, United States

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Coleen Rooney
(Wayne Rooney’s Wife)

Coleen Rooney
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Birthdate: April 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, England

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Jo Anne Worley
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Birthdate: September 6, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lowell, Indiana, United States

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Paula Zahn
(Newscaster, Journalist)

Paula Zahn
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Birthdate: February 24, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States

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Suzi Perry
(Television Presenter)

Suzi Perry
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Birthdate: May 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cosford, Shropshire, England

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Ashleigh Banfield
(Journalist, former host of Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield and Early Start on CNN)

Ashleigh Banfield
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Birthdate: December 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

Ashleigh Banfield is a Canadian-American journalist best known for hosting the popular television news program Banfield. A well-known journalist, Banfield has also hosted shows like Early Start and Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield on CNN. In 1994, she was honored at the NATPE Iris Awards with two awards under the Best of Festival and Best News Documentary categories.