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Famous Female Reporters

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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. 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.

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!

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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, Greece.more

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    • Age: age 37
    • Birthplace: Medford, Massachusetts, USA
    • Profession: Wrestler, Journalist, Film Producer, Actor, Presenter
    • Credits: Tropic Thunder, Fantastic Four, The Real World, Kickin' It Old Skool, Entertainment Tonight, + more
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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: age 37
    • 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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    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 move ...more

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    • Age: age 58
    • Birthplace: Virginia, USA
    • Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, Television producer, Film Producer, Author, + more
    • Credits: Austin Powers: Goldmember, Shark Tale, 60 Minutes, Dateline NBC, Today, + more
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    Lila Diane Sawyer is an American television journalist. Previously, Sawyer had been the former anchor of ABC News's nightly flagship program ABC World News, a co-anchor of ABC News's morning news program Good Morning America and Primetime newsmagazine. Early in her career, she was a member of U.S.more

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    • Age: age 70
    • Birthplace: Glasgow, Kentucky, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, Screenwriter
    • Credits: Good Morning America, Nightline, ABC World News, 60 Minutes, 20/20, + more
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    Jennifer Lynne Brown is an American television personality who is a sportscaster, TV host, producer, and a model. Brown was formerly a reporter for ESPN – for both College GameDay and College GameDay as well co-host of ESPNU's Road Trip with Jonathan Drubner. She has also covered major events like the ...more

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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Television producer, Fashion Model, Model, Actor
    • Credits: SportsCenter, American Ninja Warrior, Inside the NFL, SportsNation, ESPN College Football Thursday Primetime, + more
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    Candice Loren Romo is a former reporter for KDAF, the CW-affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas and a former American beauty queen. She won the Miss Missouri USA competition in 2008. She later competed in the Miss USA pageant where she placed in the top ten.more

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    • Age: age 29
    • Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Actor
    • Credits: Khushiyaan
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    Jennifer "Jenn" Lynette Sterger is a model and television personality, and former online columnist for Sports Illustrated. She has worked as the "Gameday Host" for the New York Jets and was a co-host of the 2010 Versus sports news show The Daily Line.more

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    • Age: age 32
    • Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Presenter, TV Personality
    • Credits: The Tenant, The Daily Line
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    Lara Logan
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    Lara Logan is a South African television and radio journalist and war correspondent. She is the chief foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News and a correspondent for CBS's 60 Minutes.more

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    • Age: age 44
    • Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
    • Profession: Journalist, TV Journalist
    • Credits: 60 Minutes, CBS Evening News, Person to Person, 60 Minutes II
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    Lisa Ling
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    Lisa J. Ling is an American journalist and writer. She is currently the host of This is Life with Lisa Ling on CNN. She is the former host of Our America with Lisa Ling on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, former co-host of ABC's The View, host of National Geographic Explorer, reporter on Channel One ...more

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    • Age: age 42
    • Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Talk show host, Journalist, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more
    • Credits: The View, National Geographic Explorer, Channel One News, Seoul Sisters, Planet in Peril, + more
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    Robin René Roberts is an American television broadcaster. Roberts is the anchor of ABC's morning show Good Morning America. After growing up in Mississippi and attending Southeastern Louisiana University, Roberts was a sports anchor for local TV and radio stations. Roberts was a sportscaster on ESPN for ...more

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    • Age: age 55
    • Birthplace: Alabama, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Television producer
    • Credits: Love & Basketball, He Got Game, SportsCenter, Wide World of Sports, Good Morning America, + more
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    Soledad O'Brien
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    María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien is an American broadcast journalist, executive producer, and philanthropist. She is the chairman of Starfish Media Group, a 360-media production company and distributor. O'Brien continues to be a television anchor and correspondent and lists CNN, HBO and their sports ...more

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    • Age: age 49
    • Birthplace: St. James, New York, USA
    • Profession: Journalist, Television producer, Actor
    • Credits: Today, Soul Men, American Morning, MSNBC Live, The Site, + more
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    Inés Sainz
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    Inés Sainz Gallo de Pérez is a Mexican journalist hosting the Spanish-language sports interview program DxTips; she is also a journalist for Azteca Deportes. Sainz and her husband, who reside in Mexico, own the production company that created the show. Sainz works in the English language as a boxing ...more

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    • Age: age 37
    • Birthplace: Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico
    • Profession: Journalist, Model, Actor
    • Credits: Living It Up
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    Michelle Beisner is a feature reporter for ESPN and will be a member of the Sunday NFL Countdown Crew. She has during her 8 years tenure at NFL Network being the host of NFL Weekly Countdown, and served as a field reporter for NFL Total Access and NFL GameDay Morning. She was also the host of "NFL ...more

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    • Age: age 39
    • Profession: Journalist, Actor
    • Credits: Any Given Sunday, Throttle, Alice in Wasteland
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    Maureen Bridgid Dowd is an American columnist for The New York Times and best-selling author. During the 1970s and the early 1980s, she worked for Time magazine and the Washington Star, where she covered news as well as sports and wrote feature articles. Dowd joined the Times in 1983 as a metropolitan ...more

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    • Age: age 63
    • Birthplace: Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Area code 202, + more
    • Profession: Commentator, Columnist, Journalist, Author, Writer
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    Greta Van Susteren is an American commentator and television presenter on the Fox News Channel, where she hosts On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren. A former criminal defense and civil trial lawyer, she appeared as a legal analyst on CNN co-hosting Burden of Proof with Roger Cossack from 1994 to 2002, ...more

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    • Age: age 61
    • Birthplace: USA, Grand Chute, Wisconsin, Appleton
    • Profession: Journalist, Presenter, Lawyer
    • Credits: Mayor Cupcake, On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren, Crime Scene
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    Ann Curry is an American television personality, news journalist and photojournalist. In June 2012, she became the National and International Correspondent/Anchor for NBC News and the Anchor at Large for the Today show. She was co-anchor of Today from June 9, 2011 to June 28, 2012 and the program's news ...more

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    • Age: age 59
    • Birthplace: Guam
    • Profession: Newsreader, Photojournalist, Actor, TV Journalist, Presenter, + more
    • Credits: Dateline NBC, Today, NBC Nightly News, Rock Center with Brian Williams, Christmas In Rockefeller Center, + more
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    Christiane Amanpour
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    Christiane Amanpour is CNNs chief international correspondent based in New York. Amanpour has reported on most crises from the worlds many news hotspots, including Iraq, Afghanistan, Iran, Israel, Pakistan, Somalia, Rwanda and the Balkans. Christiane was born in London, England, 1958 to her Iranian ...more

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    • Age: age 57
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Journalist
    • Credits: Iron Man 2, ABC World News, This Week, War Photographer, Amanpour, + more
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    Maria Shriver
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    Maria Owings Shriver is an American journalist, activist, author of six best-selling books, and former First Lady of California as the wife of former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. She has received a Peabody Award and was co-anchor for NBC's Emmy-winning coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympics.more

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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, Chicago, United States of America, United States, + more
    • Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, Television producer, Screenwriter, Author, + more
    • Credits: Last Action Hero, Dateline NBC, HBO Documentary Film Series, The Alzheimer's Project
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    Rita Cosby
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    Rita Cosby is a television news anchor and correspondent, radio host, and best selling author. She is currently a Special Correspondent for the CBS syndicated program Inside Edition, specializing in interviewing newsmakers and political figures. Cosby has received three Emmy Awards, the Jack Anderson ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Author, Presenter
    • Credits: Mississippi Rising
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    Pamela Donielle "Pam" Oliver is an American sportscaster known for her work on the sidelines for various National Basketball Association and National Football League games.more

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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, TV Journalist, Sports commentator
    • Credits: NBA on TNT, Fox NFL Sunday, NFL on Fox
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