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Famous Female TV Journalists

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

List people range from Susan Ip to Karen Rogers.

While this isn't a list of all female tv journalists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female tv journalists?" and "Who are the best female tv 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 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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    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: age 86
    • Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Profession: Talk show host, Journalist, Television producer, Screenwriter, Author, + more
    • Credits: The View, Today, ABC World News, 20/20, The I Love Lucy 50th Anniversary Special, + more
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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: USA, California, Sacramento
    • 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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    Mélissa Theuriau is a French journalist and news anchor for M6. She studied Journalism and became a newscaster on TV. She became an internet phenomenon when a compilation of her reading news was uploaded and newspapers voted her the world's most beautiful news reporter. She currently is co-editor in ...more

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    • Age: age 37
    • Birthplace: Échirolles, Grenoble, France
    • Profession: Television presenter, Journalist, TV Journalist, Presenter
    • Credits: Zone Interdite, Pourquoi j'ai (pas) mangé mon père
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    Ashleigh Banfield is a Canadian-American journalist who works for CNN and hosts the legal news program Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield. She previously hosted Early Start and the 11 a.m. hour of CNN Newsroom.more

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    • Age: age 48
    • Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
    • Profession: Journalist, TV Journalist
    • Credits: American Morning, MSNBC Live, CNN Newsroom, Open Court, Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield
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    Joumana Marie Kidd is an actress and journalist and former wife of retired NBA basketball star Jason Kidd.more

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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Foster City, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, TV Journalist
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    Star Jones is an American lawyer, journalist, writer, television personality, fashion designer, and women's and diversity advocate. She is most well known as one of the original hosts of the ABC weekday morning talk show The View, on which she appeared from 1997 to 2006. She was also one of sixteen ...more

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    • Age: age 53
    • Birthplace: Badin, North Carolina, United States of America
    • Profession: Talk show host, Journalist, Actor, TV Journalist, Writer, + more
    • Credits: The View, NBC Nightly News, Larry King Live, House Hunters, Relative Strangers, + more
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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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    Sam Ryan is an American sportscaster who has been with MLB Network since September 2011.more

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    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: Lake Ronkonkoma, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, TV Journalist
    • Credits: NHL on ABC
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    Tracy Wolfson is an American sportscaster for CBS Sports. She is a University of Michigan graduate with a degree in communications.more

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    • Age: age 40
    • Profession: TV Journalist
    • Credits: Thursday Night Football, SEC on CBS
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    Christine Chubbuck was an American television news reporter who worked for WTOG and WXLT-TV in Florida during her career. She is noted for committing suicide during a live television broadcast.more

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    • Age: Died at 30 (1944-1974)
    • Birthplace: Hudson, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, TV Journalist
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    Joan Lunden
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    Joan Lunden is an American journalist, author and television host. She was the co-host of ABC's Good Morning America from 1980–97, and has authored eight books. She has appeared on the Biography program and Biography Channel. As of 2014 she is a special correspondent for NBC's Today show.more

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    • Age: age 65
    • Birthplace: Fair Oaks, USA, California
    • Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, Screenwriter, Author, Actor, + more
    • Credits: What About Bob?, Thank You for Smoking, Conspiracy Theory, Good Morning America, Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home, + more
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    Liz Cho is a local news anchor at WABC-TV in New York City. She has co-anchored the weekday 4 and 6 p.m. editions of Eyewitness News.more

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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, TV Journalist
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    Savannah Guthrie
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    Savannah Clark Guthrie is an American journalist and attorney, working for NBC News. She has been co-anchor of The Today Show since July 2012. Guthrie joined NBC News in September 2007 as a legal analyst and correspondent, regularly reporting on trials throughout the country. After serving as a White ...more

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    • Age: age 44
    • Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
    • Profession: Journalist, TV Journalist, Lawyer
    • Credits: Today, NBC Nightly News, The Rundown with José Diaz-Balart, NBC News Special, NBC News Decision 2010, + more
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    Lara Bingle is an Australian fashion model, socialite, businesswoman, brand ambassador, fashion designer and television personality. She is best known for appearing in the 2006 Tourism Australia advertising campaign So where the bloody hell are you? Her own reality television series, Being Lara Bingle, ...more

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    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: Cronulla, Australia
    • Profession: Model, TV Journalist
    • Credits: Torvill and Dean's Dancing on Ice, Holidays for Sale
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    Jane Pauley
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    Margaret Jane Pauley, better known as Jane Pauley, is an American television anchor and journalist, and has been involved in news reporting since 1975. She is best known for her 13-year tenure on NBC's Today program, followed by 12 years as co-host of Dateline NBC, and for her public acknowledgements of ...more

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    • Age: age 65
    • Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Talk show host, Journalist, Newsreader, TV Journalist
    • Credits: Dateline NBC, Today, NBC Nightly News, The Jane Pauley Show, Real Life with Jane Pauley
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    Satcha Pretto is an Honduran Emmy award-winning Journalist and news co-anchor of the Univision Network's popular morning show Despierta America.more

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    • Age: age 35
    • Birthplace: La Paz, Honduras
    • Profession: Journalist, TV Journalist
    • Credits: ¡Despierta América!
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    Jessica Beth Savitch was an American television broadcaster and news reporter, host of PBS's Frontline and New York weekend anchor of NBC Nightly News during the short-lived Roger Mudd/Tom Brokaw era.more

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    • Age: Died at 36 (1947-1983)
    • Birthplace: Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, TV Journalist
    • Credits: Frontline
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    Elizabeth Anne Vargas is an American television journalist who is anchor of ABC's television newsmagazine 20/20 and ABC News specials. She was previously an anchor of World News Tonight.more

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    • Age: age 53
    • Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, USA
    • Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, Screenwriter, Actor, TV Journalist
    • Credits: ABC World News, 20/20, ABC 2000 Today, 20/20 Downtown
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