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Famous Female Journalists

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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?"
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  • Maria Menounos (; born June 8, 1978) is an American entertainment reporter, television personality, professional wrestler, actress, and businesswoman. She has hosted Extra and E! News, and served as a TV correspondent for Today, Access Hollywood, and co-hosted the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 in Athens, Greece. She also co-created and is currently CEO of online podcast series network AfterBuzz TV. She is currently signed to WWE where she has served as an ambassador since 2013. She hosts the podcast Conversations with Maria Menounos.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Medford, Massachusetts, USA

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  • Erin Andrews is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Journalists
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    Erin Jill Andrews (born May 4, 1978) is an American sportscaster and television personality. She hosts Dancing with the Stars for ABC and is a sideline reporter for Fox NFL.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: 42
    • Birthplace: Lewiston, Maine, USA

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  • Katie Couric is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Journalists
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    Katherine Anne Couric ( KURR-ik; born January 7, 1957) is an American journalist and author. She recently served as Yahoo's Global News Anchor. Couric has been a television host on all Big Three television networks in the United States, and in her early career was an Assignment Editor for CNN. She worked for NBC News from 1989 to 2006, CBS News from 2006 to 2011, and ABC News from 2011 to 2014. In addition to her television news roles, she hosted Katie, a syndicated daytime talk show produced by Disney–ABC Domestic Television from September 10, 2012, to June 9, 2014. Some of her most important notable roles include co-host of Today, anchor of the CBS Evening News, and correspondent for 60... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: Virginia, USA

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  • Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington (born July 15, 1950) is a Greek-American author, syndicated columnist, and businesswoman. She is the founder of The Huffington Post, the founder and CEO of Thrive Global, and the author of fifteen books. In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post, a news and blog site. In August 2016, she launched Thrive Global, a corporate and consumer well-being and productivity platform. She has been named to Time Magazine's list of the world’s 100 most influential people and the Forbes Most Powerful Women list. Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Girton College, Cambridge, where she earned a B.A. in economics. At 21, she... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 70
    • Birthplace: Athens, Greece

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