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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. Reporting is no easy job - some of these female journalists were also kidnapped, held hostage, or even had meltdowns on live TV. 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. Featuring female reporters from ABC, NBC, FOX, and other networks, this list also has both nightly and morning television newscasters. You will definitely recognize these big names of women in journalism, reporting, and newscasting (and that includes sports!).

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!

  • Lila Diane Sawyer (born December 22, 1945) is an American television journalist. Sawyer has been the 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. President Richard Nixon's White House staff and closely associated with the president himself....  more
    • Age: 74
    • Birthplace: Glasgow, Kentucky, United States of America
    • Gender: Female
    • Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, Screenwriter
    • Credits: ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, 60 Minutes, Primetime, 20/20

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  • Jennifer Lynne Brown (born March 23, 1981) is an American sports broadcaster and television host. A former Division I Collegiate Athlete for the University of Florida, she spent eight years as a reporter and host for ESPN and American Ninja Warrior.Brown spent two years working for the NFL Network as a studio host and reporter. She also served as a reporter for College GameDay, the College World Series, Little League World Series, Summer and Winter X Games, and the ESPYs. She was a Los Angeles-based Bureau reporter for ESPN contributing interviews and reports for ESPN’s news-gathering operation for SportsCenter, College GameDay and College Football Live. She co-hosted ESPNU's college...  more
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
    • Gender: Female
    • Profession: Journalist, Television producer, Fashion Model, Model, Actor
    • Credits: SportsCenter, American Ninja Warrior, Inside the NFL, SportsNation, ESPN College Football Thursday Primetime
  • The Miss Missouri USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state Missouri in the Miss USA pageant. It is directed by Vanbros and Associates, based in Lenexa, Kansas. In 1993, Missouri joined the Vanbros group of state pageants for the Miss USA and Teen USA system. Missouri has had only one Miss USA, Shandi Finnessey, who placed as 1st runner-up to Jennifer Hawkins of Australia in the Miss Universe 2004 pageant. Three Miss Missouri USAs have competed at Miss America, including Finnessey. Six former Miss Teen USA delegates have also won the title, equalling Indiana and Virginia for the most crossovers, although both Indiana and Missouri have had titleholders...  more
    • Age: 33
    • Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas, United States of America
    • Gender: Female
    • Profession: Journalist, Actor
    • Credits: Khushiyaan
  • Jennifer Lynette Sterger (born November 29, 1983) is a model, 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 Versus sports news show The Daily Line....  more
    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America
    • Gender: Female
    • Profession: Journalist, Presenter, TV Personality
    • Credits: The Tenant, The Daily Line