Broadcast journalist and anchor of the morning edition of CNN Newsroom. She also anchored CNN Headline News and Good Morning Washington and received an Emmy Award for her reporting work with a Columbus, Ohio CBS affiliate station.
She studied journalism at Kent State University and subsequently began her career with an Akron, Ohio television station.
She was featured on a segment of Jon Stewart's The Daily Show in 2009.
She attended Minerva High School in Ohio.
She once interviewed Bill Clinton.