A reporter and news anchor for CNN who hosted the weekend daytime edition of CNN Newsroom.
She worked as a correspondent for NBC News, based out of Atlanta, from 1995 to 2001.
On CNN she was the first anchor nationally to break the news of the death of former president Ronald Reagan, and also filed a story from the front lines of the Persian Gulf.
Her father was the Olympian Olympian Mal Whitfield.
Wolf Blitzer was another nationally-recognized CNN correspondent.
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