Society has always relied on anchors, newscasters, and reporters for news. Thanks to their expertise, we are aware of what is happening both locally and across the globe. Even though the world of media was once dominated by men, the industry has since evolved to become more inclusive. Women have since gained power and prominence, becoming the faces of competence, strength, and trustworthiness in the field of news reporting. Industry leaders such as MSNBC and CNN have allowed some of the best and the brightest to shine. Mind you, it is not easy to deliver the news. These ladies are all intelligent, skilled, and efficient. Without a doubt, no one knows how to keep us as informed and updated as they could.
If you watch Today, NBC News, and Dateline, you must be familiar with Natalie Morales. Her passion for foreign affairs reportage started in her childhood, partly because of her parents. She would go on overseas trips with her father, who was an air force serviceman. In March 2002, she entered MSNBC as an anchor for a couple of news shows. She is still working at the network as an anchor, as well as a reporter for special interest pieces.
A talented investigative journalist, public speaker, and reporter, Lilia Luciano has played a huge role across a number of mediums. She has worked at CBS, the Discovery Channel, and ABC in the past. In the past, she also brought home the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism and GLAAD’s Outstanding Digital Journalism Award. She is an anchor and news correspondent for The Today Show, NBC News, MSNBC, and Nightly News with Brian Williams. Apart from that, she is a contributor at the Huffington Post and the TEDx series as well. She continues to shine no matter what she does.
With her bilingual abilities, Mariana Atencio has earned the respect and attention of both the American and Latin American communities. In the past, she has held positions with Univision and Fusion TV. In 2016, she finally entered the world of American journalism when she snagged an anchor and correspondent job at MSNBC. Back then, she was the only Latina correspondent at the network. She still paves the way for members of her community even to this day. Typically, she reports special interest stories that affect the Latino population. Aside from that, she covers national interest stories as well.
It is not a stretch to call Robin Meade a CNN institution. In 2011, she started to work at the network. Her first day with HLN, its subsidiary, was September 11 of that year. It was a day that filled everyone with sadness. It was even more stressful for journalists who remember what it was like in the field on 9-11.
Born in the Philippines, Frances Rivera and her family moved to Austin, Texas. She had only been three years old at the time. She always wanted to feel connected to her culture, so she decided to go to the Philippines for her degree in journalism. In the past, she has worked with a bunch of NBC and CBS affiliates. Things changed for her when she got the chance to serve as the anchor of various MSNBC news shows. In 2014, she started the contract with the network and continues to charm viewers.
This British journalist now works as a producer and anchor at CNN. Bianca Nobilo was born and raised in New Zealand. She earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Warwick and then a master’s degree in comparative politics at the University of London. In 2013, she got lucky when she landed a job at CNN. At first, she was a reporter and producer. Two years later, she finally made her onscreen debut as the anchor of CNN Newsroom and CNN Today! She has been working as chief correspondent and anchor of these programs since 2018. Among other things, she also covers special interest stories that rake in millions of viewers.
Wait until you hear about Kate Bolduan. She earned her degrees in broadcast journalism and political science at George Washington University. Not only that, but she was summa cum laude! After school, she blew us away with her skills as an anchor for small news affiliates until she landed a job at CNN.
Born in Pennsylvania, Hallie Jackson attended John Hopkins University. After graduation, she jumped into a few reporting jobs. She then worked her way into landing a job at MSNBC. Even though she has only been with them for a handful of years, she has definitely left an impression on both the viewers and the staff. She is a valuable part of the MSNBC Live crew. Things would be so different without her!
In 2002, Kinkade launched her career by joining the Seven Network as a political researcher. At the time, she was still in her sophomore year of college. After finishing her degree in technology at the University of Technology Sydney, she worked her way through a number of TV and production positions. It was a good thing that she was able to catch the attention of CNN. She now works out of the HQ in Atlanta and anchors on CNN Newsroom, CNN International, Connect The World, and The World Right Now. In fact, she is one of the most in-demand talents on CNN now!
After Kristen Welker obtained her bachelor’s degree at Harvard University, she started working at ABC and NBC affiliates. She worked as the White House correspondent for a couple of years in the past as well. She works on the live broadcast of MSNBC on both weekends and weeknights. Recently, she was spotted moderating the second Presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump.
This talented woman has a pretty impressive resume to her name. Among others, Rosemary Church has earned degrees in media and law from the Australian National University. Not only that, but she has traveled across the world as well. At the moment, she is one of the most respected female CNN anchors.
Born in Surrey, South England, Christina Macfarlane earned her BA in English literature from the University of Wales. She then studied some more at Harvard and the City of University London. Thanks to her passion for sports and travel, she has earned various opportunities in the field of journalism. This includes serving as producer and reporter for Pinpoint Global Communications and working on England & Walkes Cricket Board. She is now a famous anchor and newscaster for CNN International in London.
Born and raised in Florida, Kosik grated from Nova High School and took up a degree in broadcast journalism at American University. Her ambition brought her to Corpus Christi, which is where she served as a reporter for a number of small TV stations. Thanks to her aspirations to be an anchor, she moved to West Palm Beach and sharpened her skills. These days, she works as a business correspondent and anchor for CNN. Alison Kosik often covers news about the New York Stock Exchange.
Long Island native Alison Morris took up sociology at the prestigious Yale University. She started her career with CNBC Europe in Paris. By July 2019, she was serving as an anchor of NBC News Now. In January 2020, she earned more responsibilities after earning the position of an anchor of weekend shows on MSNBC. She still works and travels as an MSNBC anchor and correspondent in Paris and New York.
Sarah Elizabeth “S.E.” Cupp is an American writer, journalist, and TV anchor. While she is passionate about dance and art, she was drawn to the field of investigative journalism. This opened doors for her to work at CNN. She was once a panelist on CNN Crossfire, but she stayed on as an anchor and host for the network even after the political commentary show was revamped. She is also the anchor of S.E. Cupp Unfiltered, which you can catch on Saturday evenings.
Here is another person on the list whose career did not start in the field of broadcasting. In 2002, Julia Chatterley first started in finance as an employee of Morgan Stanley. At the time, she had no idea that she was going to be one of the most in-demand anchors and journalists at CNN! She is now the anchor of a couple of shows on the network, such as First Move With Julia Chatterley and CNN International. It looks like she has found the best of both worlds. Her career allows her to combine her love of finance and broadcasting! We are glad that things worked out for her.
Nina Dos Santos
CNN also acquired another talented anchor in the form of Nina dos Santos. They hired her in the hopes of boosting ratings and enhancing content delivery. She went to Imperial College for school. At the beginning of her career, she was an intern. She was also an investigative reporter for some time.
This talented journalist was a foreign correspondent in Germany for a couple of years. She went to Georgetown University and earned her degrees in psychology and English there. It might seem like her education is unrelated to her current career, but she feels like the perfect person to deliver the news!
The Russian beauty was only a child when she left the country of her birth. As political refugees, the members of her family moved to the United States in the hopes of a better life. Even though her training had been in the arts, she had always been interested in journalism. Bianna Golodryga has since taken on a number of roles in networks such as CBS, ABC, and their affiliates. On CBS This Morning, she let the world know that she was going to change networks. She has been a host, co-anchor, and senior global affairs analyst for CNN since 2018.
After she graduated from Georgetown University, Sarah Westwood started to work for the Washington Examiner. Not long after that, she joined CNN to cover the daily briefings, interactions with congress, and cabinet agencies of the White House. She is now based in Washington D.C. She is a regular guest anchor for a number of MSNBC shows. These days, she offers political commentary in house and out.
This multi-talented woman works across a number of media formats. Caro Lee is an accomplished anchor, actress, and reporter who is best known for covering Wall Street Journal cover stories, White House affairs, and other pieces about social justice, foreign affairs, and politics. She has appeared on TV and radio in the past. She has offered her political commentary on SiriusXM, CBS, and NBC over the years. The reporter is a regular face on MSNBC and has anchored a number of shows.
This British-born anchor, journalist, and international correspondent for CNN has a degree in economics from the University of Sussex. Becky Anderson also holds a master’s in communication from Arizona State University. Right now, she anchors Connect the World with Becky Anderson and works as the managing editor of CNN Abu Dhabi. She is one of the highest profile female anchors on CNN.
As the youngest of twelve kids, Chris Jansing certainly knows how to voice her thoughts. Hailing from a small town in Ohio, she had plans to take up political science but later changed courses to broadcast journalism. It was the best way to perfect her voice. She now anchors Jansing and Company on MSNBC. In the past, she has reported for Today, Nightly News, and various MSNBC affiliates. She is also the senior White House correspondent for the MSNBC news network.
With parents and siblings like hers, Zain Asher did not grow up scared of the spotlight. She had her eyes set on a career in broadcast journalism since she was young. She left the United Kingdom to go into the American media. She is now the anchor of the weekend edition of CNN Newsroom. Aside from that, she is also a regular face on primetime business programs such as The Express, First Move with Julia Chatterley, and Quest Means Business. She has covered big stories like the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 and the kidnapping of school children in Nigeria.
This Los Angeles native has degrees in international relations and journalism courtesy of the University of Southern California. Aside from that, she went to the exclusive Marlborough School for Girls in her youth. She has covered important stories such as the 9/11 terrorist attack and the presidential elections of 2000 and 2004. She now anchors MSNBC Live on Saturday morning. She is also the co-host and reporter of weekly MSNBC shows. She has been with the network ever since 1999.
Born in Atlanta, Brooke Baldwin went to the prestigious Westminster School. Ever since she was young, she had been interested in the field of international studies and journalism. She earned her degree in Spanish from the University of North Carolina and her journalism degree from the Hussman School of Journalism and Media. After some time, she got a position at CNN. She is now an anchor of CNN Newsroom and American Woman. We can’t wait to see what she does next.
Her fans were delighted when Christine Amanpour came back to CNN after she was offered a global affairs interview program of her own. It is called Amanpour. She is still known as one of the most talented female interviewers and anchors of our times. She has since inspired a lot of women!
If you watch the CBS affiliate in Waco, Texas, you have definitely seen Betty Nguyen before. She is best known as a successful morning anchor and reporter there. She has covered a number of breaking news stories like the Columbia disaster. As a matter of fact, this was what made people take notice of her.
Born and raised in New Jersey, Susan Hendricks graduated with a degree in communications from Arizona State University. Her dream was to make it big in the field of journalism. She decided to start her career with a small local station based in Palm Springs in California. We wish her the best of luck!
Even though Stephanie Ruhle did not start out with aspirations in the field, her unique career path helped her gain prominence on MSNBC. She graduated from Lehigh University and started working in the finance sector for almost fourteen years. After that, she decided to change gears. She now serves as an anchor and the senior business correspondent of MSNBC Live and Velshe and Ruhle. She is still active in her old field as an independent consultant to Fortune 500 companies.
It is not a stretch to call Robin Curnow an institution at CNN. In 2001, she kicked off her career in London by covering stories in Europe. Her luck had to do with being in the right place at the right time, as well as her ability to craft engaging stories. She had the chance to cover the death of Nelson Mandela, the World Cup, and other important events. She is now an anchor of CNN Newsroom, which you can catch at 6 and 7 p.m. on Friday. She is also an international correspondent and guest host in Johannesburg, London, and New York.
This American political correspondent was born in Wayne, Pennsylvania. She took up international affairs at Georgetown University and had an internship at NBC news. By November 2014, she was a regular anchor and political correspondent at MSNBC. She is a regular face on MSNBC Live and Bloomberg Television and writes for MSNBC.com. The network even gave her a talk show called Kasie DC. You can also catch her on Way Too Early with Kasie Hunt.
By 2012, Amanda Davies was working as a sports anchor for CNN. She is the host of shows like The Circuit and World Sports. These days, she covers special interest stories like the Olympics and the World Cup. She also covered stories related to the FIFA scandals and Lance Armstrong.
This journalist once worked for NBC News. She was also the White House News correspondent of the network. After Kelly O’Donnell graduated from Northwestern University, she kicked off her career by working at a CBS affiliate in Cleveland. She has since switched networks to MSNBC. She is now a regular guest anchor on Meet The Press, Nightly News, Today, and more.
After holding various positions on ABC and CNN, Kate Snow was more than ready to take on her future positions in MSNBC and NBC. She covered the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton, as well as the 2004 Democratic National Convention. This helped her gain even more opportunities at the network. She is currently an anchor and correspondent on Dateline NBC and NBC News. Not only that, but she is also a regular anchor for Nightly News! She is still a special interest correspondent of MSNBC, always lending her talents to news programs on both networks.
At the start of her career, Hala Gorani worked as a reporter for French Press. She then moved on to France 3 and, later, Bloomberg Television in London. In 1998, she finally joined the staff of CNN. She is an anchor for shows like Hala Gorani Tonight, CNN International, and Your World Today with Jim Clancy. She works at both the Atlanta and London offices of the network.
Born in Pakistan, Tahzeen Ahmad had academics for parents. The family often shuttled back and forth between Britain and Pakistan in her youth. She went to Weald College and the University of London. Until she passed away in November 2019, she had been working for the BBC and MSNBC affiliates in London as co-host and anchor of special interest shows. She died after a battle with cancer.
Born and raised in Minnesota, Poppy Harlow attended the Blake Preparty school and took up a degree in political science at Columbia University. She was an intern at a number of CBS news affiliates during her college years. Her goal was to make it big in primetime television. She got her big break when CNN asked her to be an anchor on a number of programs such as CNN International, CNN Newsroom, and New Day. As always, she is a solid and stable presence on TV.
This New York University alum has an excellent work ethic. Dara Brown lucked out in the field of journalism, but most of this has to do with talent! She has since become the face of American reportage and journalism. These days, she is a producer and news anchor for a number of MSNBC programs. You can catch her on First Look on MSNBC and Early Today on NBC.
After 2000, Stephanie Gosk launched her career by joining ABC News in New York City. Six years later, she took on the offer of NBC to be their London correspondent. This was how she got the chance to cover the death of Osama bin Laden, LGBTQ issues in Russia, and the Sochi Olympics. She works at MSNBC, most notably on Today, NBC News, MSNBC Nightly News, and other current events shows. She lives in New York with her wife Jenna Wolfe and their two kids.
In 2003, Erica Hill got to join CNN Headline News. Not only does she cover special interest topics, but she was also the co-anchor of Prime News with Erica Hill and Prime News Tonight. She was briefly employed by NBC and CBS, but she ultimately returned to CNN. To this day, she continues to work at the network in a variety of anchor and co-anchor positions.
An award-winning TV journalist, Leanne Greg has an extensive background in production and reporting. She has worked on a number of high-profile stories. In the past, she has covered six Olympic games and a number of political campaigns. She is currently employed by both MSNBC and NBC as both an anchor and special interest correspondent.
Born in Chicago, Laura Jarrett had close ties to politicians. We are sure that this has helped open doors for her. For one thing, her mother was one of the senior advisors of President Barack Obama. She graduated from Chicago High School. After that, she went to Harvard University for her degree in law.
In 2005, Catie Beck launched her career in journalism after graduating with a degree in broadcast journalism from American University. She worked at small stations for a number of years until she got her big break with MSNBC. By January 2017, she took on the role of anchor and correspondent for Nightly News. She continues to work in the same field with her natural grace and integrity.
When she was young, Brianna Keilar moved to the United States from Australia. This is why she grew up in Orange Country and attended Mission Viejo High School. She obtained a dual degree in psychology and mass communications from the University of California Berkeley. She started out as an anchor for CNN in Washington D.C. and later became its official White House correspondent! She has covered high-profile stories such as the rollout of Obamacare. She now anchors CNN Right Now.
At the beginning of her career, Kelly Cobiella was a weather reporter out of Grand Junction, Colorado. She rose through the ranks until she landed an anchor position at a local station in Miami. For a few years, she read the evening news. She ended up moving on to MSNBC and has been a regular MSNBC Live anchor since 2014. Among other things, she covers stories like the Libyan revolution and the Camp Bastion attacks. She has received critical acclaim for her work at the network. She even has an Emmy for Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting, as well as a Peabody Award.
This Houston native went to Georgetown University. Melissa Knowles has degrees in political journalism and broadcast journalism from the prestigious academic institution to her name. She got her start as an intern at the BET network in 2013. She has since landed reporting jobs that then led to her job at CNN.
This woman comes from a family of entrepreneurs and business professionals. J.J. Ramberg earned her degree in English from Duke University and then obtained her Master’s in Business Administration from the Stanford Business School. She has worked for MSNBC and CNN and is now the host of Your Business on MSNBC. You can watch the show at 7:30 in the morning on Sundays. It focuses on giving small business owners practical advice and addressing current issues that entrepreneurs face.
Even though she went through a harrowing childhood, Joy-Ann Reid worked hard to achieve her dreams. She was orphaned at the age of 17 but moved back from Colorado to the East Coast to study at Harvard University. She has a degree in visual art and documentation in film. At the beginning of her career, she interned at a TV station in southern Florida. She has since enjoyed a number of roles in both radio and TV. In 2014, she joined the MSNBC team and went on to host and anchor a show of her own: The Reid Report. It is hard to deny how much charisma and talent she has!
In 1993, Milissa Rehberger graduated from the Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She was also the co-anchor of stations in Oklahoma City and Orlando. In 2003, she entered the MSNBC team as a reporter, anchor, and producer for a number of programs. She earned accolades and awards for her work as a freelance reporter. Among others, she anchored Early Today and First Look. Aside from those, she is also the host of primetime newsbreaks on weeknights and weekends.
Before she entered the world of journalism, Susan Filan was first a criminal defense attorney. In her job, she helped indigenous people who were convicted of all sorts of crimes. She caught the eye of MSNBC execs. With her expertise and skills, she has proved to be a huge asset to them.
After finishing her degree in political science at Barnard College, Erica Orden pursued a master’s degree in journalism at Columbia University. She launched her journalism career with The New York Sun. Not long after that, she started working for the Wall Street Journal. She started working at CNN as a reporter in 2018. Since then, she has covered various high-profile stories that gave her the chance to also work as an anchor. She has a knack for finding controversial topics and high-interest stories.
This reporter obtained a degree in journalism and communications at Tulane University. Not long after she graduated from college, Ali Vitali got to join the campaign trail. She covered the Republican side during the 2016 Presidential elections. We are sure that it had been a very interesting story to cover.
Mind you, Christi Paul is not only talented at reporting. You see, she is also an accomplished author and singer who has seen plenty of success in all those fields. She has published books and shared the stage with the likes of David Foster and Richard Marx. Before she joined the CNN subsidiary HLN, she was part of a one-man band and worked at a small station in Clarksburg. She rose to even greater prominence by climbing the ladder until she landed a gig as an anchor at CNN. She also hosts CNN New Day.
As an anchor, commentator, and reporter, Andrea Mitchell has seen a lot of success at MSNBC. She is passionate about politics and has worked on the coverage of various presidential elections and other news related to the White House. She now co-anchors Hardball with Chris Matthews. Aside from that, she is also the host and correspondent of the hour-long Andrea Mitchell Reports.
The anchor and chief business correspondent of CNN’s Early Start with Dave Briggs is none other than Christine Romans. She covers topics on finance and business that affects all Americans. She has a knack for making complex ideas more accessible. In 1999, she entered the CNN Business network team and spent a couple of years reporting from the New York Stock Exchange. Since then, she has brought home awards like the Media Excellence Award and the James W. Schwartz Award.
When she entered college, Nancy Snyderman had not been thinking about broadcast journalism. She earned her degrees in microbiology and medicine from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She worked as a physician until NBC approached her with the offer to be its chief medical correspondent. At the time, she had been appearing on various ABC affiliate stations. She took on the offer and has since appeared on NBC Nightly News, Dateline NBC, and Today. In 2009, she started hosting Dr. Nancy on MSNBC. She still offers her expertise to American viewers.
After graduating magna cum laude from Miami University in Ohio, Lynn Smith took on an internship gig at an NBC affiliate station in Los Angeles. She then moved to the East Coast with the goal of making it big in the field of broadcasting. She now works for CNN and its subsidiary HLN. Aside from that, you might have also seen her on The Story and Weekend Express with Lynn Smith.
Before she became a legal analyst, Faith Jenkins had been enjoying a successful career as an attorney. Thanks to her interest in the legal justice system and political science, she has earned the chance to share her expertise with us. She has worked on a number of networks and has appeared on programs like Hannity, Politics Nation with Rev. Al Sharpton, and The O’Reilly Factor. She recently worked as an anchor and legal analyst at MSNBC.
This award-winning broadcast journalist made a name for herself with her coverage of important events like the Catalonia secession movement and the terror attack on Barcelona. Isa Soares is a co-anchor of Your World Today With Isa Soares and MSNBC Live. She is excellent at bringing social injustices to light and sparking additional investigations into stories that matter.
Betsy Woodruff Swan
After kicking off her journalism career as a National Review reporter, Betsy Woodruff Swan went on to cover breaking news at Capitol Hill. With her passion for politics and journalism, she earned the role of contributor at MSNBC. She is now a co-anchor and chief political correspondent at a number of MSNBC programs like Hardball with Chris Matthews and MSNBC ive. To this day, she keeps piquing our interest in a wide range of topics.
Kristie Lu Stout
Now the leading international CNN correspondent in China, Kristie Lu Stout reports from both the newsroom and the field. She has received critical acclaim and a huge social media following. She now regularly anchors programs like Tech for Good, Tech in a Time of Pandemic, and News Stream. Stout has always been a huge advocate of her fellow women.
Victoria Defrancesco Soto
Born and raised in Arizona, Victoria Defrancesco Soto obtained her degrees in political science from the University of Arizona and Duke University. Over the years, she has worked as a legal researcher, political analyst, and faculty member of the LBJ School of Public Affairs. She was also a regular host and anchor at MSNBC Live from 2013 to 2019. With her expertise and charm, she was perfect for this role.
With her degree in history and political science from Bryn Mawr College, the future was bright for Jennifer Westhoven. She launched her career by covering special interest stories like the 9/11 attacks, the Enron scandal, and the financial collapse of 2008. In 2000, she joined CNN as an anchor at the New York Stock Exchange. She also co-hosted Morning Express with Robin Meade at one point.
With around thirty years of experience in the broadcasting industry, Frederick Whitfield is a true asset to any media network. In the past, she has covered the Cuban-Haitian crisis, the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, and the Bush-Gore presidential race. She currently works at the CNN HQ in Atlanta, Georgia. She is an anchor at the weekend edition of CNN Newsroom. Her expertise lies in topics that involve global economics, international affairs, and civil unrest.
This Vassar College alum has degrees in political science and philosophy. She has brought home a number of awards for her broadcast work and writing. She is probably most famous for contributing to The Atlantic and her work on MSNBC. In 2018, she was in especially high demand. While working at the publication, MSNBC approached her and offered her a contract for various political news programs. At the moment, she is still serving as an anchor and political analyst at the network.
With her numerous accomplishments in the field of journalism, Alisyn Camerota has shown her worth. She has made a name for herself as one of the most remarkable female anchors on CNN. She has raked in a bunch of awards for her journalism. Among other things, she has a few Emmys to her name. She is now working as a host and anchor of New Day on CNN.
In 1981, Lisa Myers joined MSNBC. She has since enjoyed a successful career on the network. Among other things, she has earned a bunch of awards for delivering quality work under pressure. Through her reportage, she has received critical acclaim and big awards like the George Polk Award and the Clarion Award for Excellence in Journalism.