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Famous Female TV News Anchors

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List of notable or famous female TV news anchors. List contains top Females known for being TV news anchors. Female TV news anchors of prominence are featured here with pictures and additional information when available. The most notable female TV news anchors in history and today are shown below, listed by their level of prominence. While this isn't a list of all female TV news anchors, it does answer the question "who are the most famous female TV news anchors in the world?" Enjoy this list of prominent, well-known female TV news anchors).

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Melissa Francis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female TV News Anchors
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Melissa Ann Francis (born December 12, 1972) is an American actress and commentator for the Fox Business Network (FBN) and Fox News (FNC). Prior to FBN, she worked at CNBC. She is currently the co-host of After The Bell weekday afternoons with Connell MacShane. She is also an anchor of FNC's Happening Now newscast. She is a regular panelist on FNC's afternoon talk show Outnumbered. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 46

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Judy Woodruff is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female TV News Anchors
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Judy Carline Woodruff (born November 20, 1946) is an American broadcast journalist, who has worked in network, cable, and public television news since 1976. She is currently anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour. Woodruff has covered every presidential election and convention since the race that culminated in the win of 39th U.S. president Jimmy Carter. She has interviewed several heads of state and moderated U.S. presidential debates.After graduating from Duke University in 1968, Woodruff entered local television news in Atlanta. Thereafter, she was named White House correspondent for NBC News in 1976, a position she held for six years. She joined PBS in 1982, where she continued ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 72

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America

Lisa Sylvester is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female TV News Anchors
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Lisa Sylvester is an American Peabody and Emmy award-winning journalist and television correspondent. She previously reported on CNN's The Situation Room. She joined WPXI, Channel 11 in Pittsburgh in October 2016, anchoring the 6 and 11 p.m. and on WPGH's 10 p.m. newscast, which is produced by WPXI. ...more on Wikipedia

Vickie Newton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female TV News Anchors
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News 4 Anchor ' ' ' Vickie Newton ' ' ' joined KMOV Channel 4 in January 2002 as an Anchor / Reporter for "News 4 St. Louis" at 5 and 10 pm weekdays with Larry Conners. Vickie was nominated for an Emmy as Best Anchorperson by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in both 2002 and 2003, winning the award in 2003. Vickie is a well-known face to viewers in many different cities. Before Coming to KMOV Channel 4, She Worked as an anchor for CNN Headline News, reporting from the network's world headquarters in Atlanta, Vickie was an Anchor / Reporter at WSB-TV, The city's #1 news station. Previously, Vickie worked at WDIV in Detroit, KMBC and WDAF in Kansas City, and KATV in Little Rock, ...more on Wikipedia