Best known for hosting a CNN primetime political program called the Campbell Brown Show, this broadcast journalist also co-anchored NBC's Weekend Today and was a member of the Emmy-winning NBC news team that reported on the 2005 Hurricane Katrina disaster.
A native of Ferriday, Louisiana, she studied at both Louisiana State University and Regis University and subsequently taught English in Czechoslovakia.
She established a nonprofit organization called the Parents Transparency Project that helped parents make informed choices about their children's education and safety.
Her first marriage, to Peregrine Roberts, ended in divorce. She married Mitt Romney's former advisor Daniel Samuel Señor in 2006; they had two children: Eli and Asher.
She began working for CNN in early 2008, replacing previous anchor Paula Zahn.