CNN's Alisyn Camerota Joins As Wonder Women Host
Alisyn Camerota, the co-host of CNN's New Day morning program, has joined as a co-host the program honoring the 2015 class of Multichanel News Wonder Women. The luncheon event will be held on Thursday, March 19, at the New York Hilton.
For more about the 17th annual Wonder Women class, and about the event and its history, please see mcnwonderwomen.com. Earlier, Andrea Canning, correspondent for NBC's Dateline news magazine show, was announced as a co-host. More announcements about hosts and about the event will be coming soon. Twitter hashtag: #WW2015. The March 19 event is co-sponsored by the New York chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT).
Here is more about Alisyn Camerota:
She is a CNN anchor and co-host on CNN’s morning show New Day with Chris Cuomo and Michaela Pereira.
Prior to joining CNN, Camerota served as co-host of America’s News Headquarters on Fox News Channel. Before that, she co-anchored Fox & Friends Weekend and contributed to the Fox & Friends weekday franchise, where she covered the gamut of hard news and human interest stories. Camerota was live on the air as the Iraq War began, the space shuttle Columbia exploded, and countless other breaking news events.
Prior to her role as anchor, she served as National Correspondent in the network’s Boston bureau, which included overseas assignments in London and Rome. Before joining Fox, Camerota was a correspondent and substitute host for NBC’s national daytime magazine show REALlife, traveling the country and telling stories of compelling people. She also served as a reporter at WHDH-TV, the NBC affiliate in Boston, and ABC6 in Providence, R.I. She spent five years as a crime reporter for the program America’s Most Wanted.
Camerota attended The American University on an academic scholarship and graduated cum laude. Her first job in news was helping to research and produce Ted Koppel's award-winning documentaries. Her work contributed to the receipt of a prestigious DuPont award. She is married and has three children.
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