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List of famous female journalists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female journalists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being journalists. There are thousand of females working as journalists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic journalists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a journalist then the people below should give you inspiration.

Examples include Sylvia Schloss and Ellen Mary Clerke.

While this isn't a list of all female journalists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female journalists?" and "Who are the best female journalists?"
Maria Menounos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Journalists
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Maria Menounos is an American actress, journalist, TV hostess, and occasional professional wrestling personality. She is known in the United States for her appearances as a TV correspondent for Today, Access Hollywood, Extra, and abroad for co-hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 in Athens, ...more

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Age: 38

Birthplace: Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Wrestler, Journalist, Film Producer, Actor, Presenter

Credits: E! News, Tropic Thunder, Extra, ET on MTV

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#33 on The Best Ever Howard Stern Interviews

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Erin Andrews is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Journalists
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Erin Jill Andrews is an American sportscaster, journalist, and television personality. She currently hosts FOX College Football for Fox Sports, as well as Dancing with the Stars for ABC. Andrews was previously a co-host of College GameDay on ESPN and a contributor for Good Morning America on the ABC ...more

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Age: 38

Birthplace: Lewiston, Maine, United States of America

Profession: Journalist, Actor, Sports commentator

Credits: That's My Boy, Dancing with the Stars, Entertainment Tonight, Saturday Night Football, Jim Rome Is Burning, + more

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#31 on The Best SYTYCD Judges of All Time

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Katie Couric is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Journalists
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Katie Couric became a household name when she co hosted the number one morning show in the US, The Today show (NBC), from 1991 to 2006. She made a highly publicized move from from NBC to CBS on September 2006 when she took over the anchor and managing editor duties at CBS Evening News. With this ...more

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Age: 60

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, Television producer, Film Producer, Author, + more

Credits: Dateline NBC, 60 Minutes, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Today

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#9 on The Best Today Show Hosts

#45 on Favorite Good Morning America Hosts

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Arianna Huffington is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Journalists
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Arianna Huffington is a Greek-American author and syndicated columnist. She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post. She was a popular conservative commentator in the mid-1990s, after which, in the 1990s, she became a liberal. She is the former spouse of former Republican ...more

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Age: 66

Birthplace: Athens, Greece

Profession: Editor, Commentator, Politician, Journalist, Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Saturday Night at the Mill, Bhutto, To the Contrary, How to Make Money Selling Drugs

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#79 on The Most Powerful Women In The World

#39 on Dream Presidential Debate Moderators

#10 on The Most Powerful People on Twitter

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