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

People here include everyone from Lyn Brown to Allison Rosati.

While this isn't a list of all female tv anchors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female tv anchors?" and "Who are the best female tv anchors?"
Oprah Winfrey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female TV Anchors
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Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her multi-award-winning talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011. ...more

Age: 64

Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States of America

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Katie Couric is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female TV Anchors
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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 ...more

Age: 61

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

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Barbara Walters is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female TV Anchors
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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 ...more

Age: 88

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Robin Meade is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female TV Anchors
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Robin Michelle Meade is the lead news anchor for HLN's morning show Morning Express with Robin Meade. Meade is a former Miss Ohio and began her broadcasting career with local stations in that state. She joined HLN in 2001. She has won a regional Emmy Award. Meade released a country music album in ...more

Age: 48

Birthplace: New London, Ohio, United States of America

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