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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. Dubbed the "Queen of All Media", she has been ranked the richest African-American of the 20th century, the greatest black philanthropist in American history, and is currently North America's only black billionaire. She is also, according to some assessments, the most influential woman in the world. In 2013, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama and honorary ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 64

Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States of America

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#76 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

#32 on The Greatest Black Actresses of All Time

#23 on The Most Influential Women Of 2018

#4 on Celebrities Who Should Run for President

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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 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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#82 on The Most Influential Women Of 2018

#4 on The Most Influential News Anchors of All Time

#16 on The Best Today Show Hosts

#39 on Favorite Good Morning America Hosts

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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 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. Because of her excellent interviewing ability and her popularity with the viewers, and when other women left the program, she was eventually allowed ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 88

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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#91 on The Most Inspiring (Non-Hollywood) Female Role Models

#19 on The Most Influential News Anchors of All Time

#31 on The Best Today Show Hosts

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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 2011 and a second one in 2013. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: New London, Ohio, United States of America

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