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

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While this isn't a list of all female news presenters, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female news presenters?" and "Who are the best female news presenters?"
Katie Couric is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female News Presenters
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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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#16 on The Best Today Show Hosts

#86 on The Most Influential Women Of 2018

#23 on The Most Influential News Anchors of All Time

#39 on Favorite Good Morning America Hosts

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Rachel Maddow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female News Presenters
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Rachel Anne Maddow is an American television host, political commentator, and author. She hosts a nightly television show, The Rachel Maddow Show, on MSNBC. Her syndicated talk radio program of the same name aired on Air America Radio. Maddow is the first openly gay anchor to host a major prime-time news program in the United States. She holds a doctorate in politics from Oxford University. Asked about her political views by the Valley Advocate, Maddow replied, "I'm undoubtedly a liberal, which means that I'm in almost total agreement with the Eisenhower-era Republican party platform." ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Castro Valley, California, United States of America

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#86 on Celebrities Who Should Run for President

#16 on The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today

#39 on The Most Influential News Anchors of All Time

#7 on The Most Powerful People on Twitter

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Robin Roberts is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female News Presenters
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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 15 years. She became co-anchor on Good Morning America in 2005. She has been treated for breast cancer and for myelodysplastic syndrome. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Alabama, United States of America

Also Ranked

#8 on The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today

#36 on The Most Influential News Anchors of All Time

#26 on The Best SportsCenter Anchors of All Time

#42 on Favorite Good Morning America Hosts

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Julie Chen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female News Presenters
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Julie Chen is a news anchor, presenter, reporter, television producer and an actress. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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