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This list of famous female reporters is ranked by their level of prominence, with photos when available. This greatest female reporters list contains the most prominent and famous news reporters. Reporting is no easy job - some of these female journalists were also kidnapped, held hostage, or even had meltdowns on live TV. There are thousands of females working as reporters in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Female news reporters and female journalists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a girl aspiring to be a reporter then the people below should give you inspiration.
 
Famous female journalists can take many forms, from women news anchors to women reporters in the field. Of course, no female anchors and reporters list would be complete without the likes of Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer, or Erin Andrews. Featuring female reporters from ABC, NBC, FOX, and other networks, this list also has both nightly and morning television newscasters. You will definitely recognize these big names of women in journalism, reporting, and newscasting (and that includes sports!).

While this isn't a list of all female reporters, it does feature over 250 famous reporters who have made their mark on the media.  Who are the most famous female reporters? Who are the best female reporters? Take a look below!

Maria Menounos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Reporters
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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 Reporters
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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 Reporters
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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

#42 on Favorite Good Morning America Hosts

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Barbara Walters is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Reporters
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Barbara Walters is an American broadcast journalist, author and television personality. She has hosted morning television shows Today and The View, the television news magazine 20/20, co-anchored the ABC Evening News, and was a contributor to ABC News. Walters first became known as a television ...more

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Age: 87

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Talk show host, Journalist, Television producer, Screenwriter, Author, + more

Credits: 20/20, Today, ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, Barbara Walters: 20 Years at ABC

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#97 on The Most Inspiring (Non-Hollywood) Female Role Models

#43 on The Best Today Show Hosts

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