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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, Greece. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 39

Birthplace: Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America

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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 network. She also has an on-air presence at many major sporting events, including the Super Bowl and the World Series. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 39

Birthplace: Lewiston, Maine, United States of America

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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 move she became the first solo female anchor of weekday evening news of the three big US networks. At the time she became the highest paid news anchor earning $15 million per year. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

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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 congressman Michael Huffington. In 2003, she ran as an independent candidate for Governor in the California recall election. In 2009, Huffington was named as number 12 in Forbes '​ first-ever list of the Most Influential Women In Media. She has also moved up to number 42 in The Guardian '​s Top 100 in Media List. As of 2014, she is listed as the 52nd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes. In 2011, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 67

Birthplace: Athens, Greece

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