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!
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
Birthplace: Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America
Profession: Wrestler, Journalist, Film Producer, Actor, Presenter
Credits: E! News, Tropic Thunder, Extra, ET on MTVsee more on Maria Menounos
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
Birthplace: Lewiston, Maine, United States of America
Profession: Journalist, Actor, Sports commentator
Credits: That's My Boy, Dancing with the Stars, Entertainment Tonight, Saturday Night Football, Jim Rome Is Burning, + moresee more on Erin Andrews
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
Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America
Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, Television producer, Film Producer, Author, + more
Credits: Dateline NBC, 60 Minutes, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Todaysee more on Katie Couric
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 personality when she was a writer and segment producer of "women's interest stories" on the morning NBC News program The Today Show, where she began work with host Hugh Downs in 1962, once even modeling a swimsuit when an expected model did not show up. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Profession: Talk show host, Journalist, Television producer, Screenwriter, Author, + more
Credits: 20/20, Today, ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, Barbara Walters: 20 Years at ABCsee more on Barbara Walters