Famous People who Majored in Broadcast Journalism

List of famous people who majored in broadcast journalism, including photos when available. This list of famous broadcast journalism majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in broadcast journalism. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in broadcast journalism you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

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  • Gregory Buck Kinnear (born June 17, 1963) is an American actor and television personality. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in As Good as It Gets (1997). Kinnear has appeared in many popular films, including Sabrina (1995), You've Got Mail (1998), Nurse Betty (2000), Someone like You (2001), We Were Soldiers (2002), Auto Focus (2002), Stuck on You (2003), Robots (2005), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), Invincible (2006), Green Zone (2010), The Last Song (2010), Heaven Is for Real (2014), and television roles, such as Friends, Talk Soup, The Kennedys, Modern Family and Rake.
    • Age: 59
    • Birthplace: USA, Indiana, Logansport
  • Omarosa Manigault
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    Omarosa Onee Manigault Newman (; born February 5, 1974), often mononymously known as Omarosa, is an American reality television show participant, writer, and former political aide to President Donald Trump. She became widely known as a contestant on the first season of NBC's reality television series The Apprentice. After becoming assistant to the president and director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison during the Trump administration in January 2017, Newman resigned the White House on December 13, 2017. Subsequently, she competed on the first season of Celebrity Big Brother, making it to the final five of the season. In August 2018, Newman published Unhinged, detailing her ...more
    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, United States of America
  • Sam Champion
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    Samuel James Champion (born August 13, 1961) is an American weather anchor who is best known for his combined 25-year career on the ABC flagship station WABC-TV and Good Morning America. He formerly co-anchored AMHQ: America's Morning Headquarters and 23.5 Degrees With Sam Champion on The Weather Channel. After December 4, 2013, his final day with ABC, he became the managing editor of The Weather Channel, beginning on January 1, 2014. Champion also appeared on the Today show on NBC. After leaving NBC and the Weather Channel in 2016, he has returned to ABC on a fill-in basis.
    • Age: 61
    • Birthplace: Paducah, Kentucky, United States of America
  • Julie Suzanne Chen Moonves (born January 6, 1970) is an American television personality, news anchor, and producer for CBS. She has been the host of the U.S. version of the CBS reality-television program Big Brother since its debut in July 2000 and is the longest-serving host of any country's version of the show. Chen Moonves was a co-host and the moderator of the CBS Daytime talk show, The Talk, for eight seasons. Previously, she was a co-anchor of The Early Show on CBS.
    • Age: 53
    • Birthplace: Queens, New York, USA
  • Contessa Brewer (born March 16, 1974) is an American television journalist for CNBC Business News. As a correspondent, she covers casinos and gaming. She is also a substitute anchor. She formerlyhosted the MSNBC weekend program Caught on Camera and was also a correspondent for NBC News and an anchor at NBC's flagship station WNBC.
    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: East Parsonfield, Maine, USA
  • Lisa Salters

    Alisia "Lisa" Salters (born March 6, 1966) is an American journalist and former collegiate women's basketball player. She has been a reporter for ESPN and ESPN on ABC since 2000. Previously, she covered the O.J. Simpson murder case for ABC and worked as a reporter at WBAL-TV in Baltimore from 1988 to 1995.Salters has reported worldwide for ESPN, including a series of reports from the Middle East prior to the Iraq War. In addition, she has hosted ESPN's coverage of the 2006 Winter Olympics from Turin, Italy, and ESPN's coverage of the 2002 FIFA World Cup. Currently, she is a sideline reporter for ABC's coverage of the NBA and ESPN's Monday Night Football.
    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States of America