Michelle Miller

Michelle Miller is a national correspondent for CBS News and currently serves as a co-host on the Saturday edition of CBS This Morning.[1] She has also served as a substitute anchor on The CBS Evening News Weekend Editions and CBS News Up to the Minute.

Michelle Miller
Born (1967-12-08) December 8, 1967 (age 53)
Alma materHoward University (B.A.)
University of New Orleans (M.S.)
OccupationJournalist
Spouse(s)Marc Morial
ChildrenMason Morial
Margeaux Morial
Parent(s)Ross Miller, M.D.

Early lifeEdit

Miller was born in Los Angeles, California. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Howard University and holds a Master of Science degree in urban studies from the University of New Orleans.[2]

CareerEdit

Upon first arriving in New York City, Miller served as National Correspondent and substitute anchor for BET Nightly News.[citation needed]

In 1988, Miller served as an intern at Nightline and the Minneapolis Star Tribune. From 1989 to 1990, she wrote for the South Bay and Valley editions of the Los Angeles Times. From 1990 to 1993, she worked as an Assignment Editor, Producer and Reporter for Orange County Newschannel in Santa Ana, California. From 1993 to 1994, she was a reporter and Weekend Morning anchor at WIS-TV in Columbia, South Carolina.

From 1994 to 2003, Miller lived in New Orleans and worked as a reporter and anchor for WWL-TV, the CBS affiliate.[3] For three of those years, her broadcast, "The Early Edition" was the highest rated newscast in its time slot across the Nation. Also between 1998 and 2001, Miller taught communications and broadcast journalism at Dillard University.[2]

In 2003, Miller had a cameo appearance as a reporter in the movie Runaway Jury based on the novel by John Grisham.[4]

In 2004, Miller joined CBS News.

AwardsEdit

Miller received an Edward R. Murrow Award in 1998 and the Woman of the Year Award from the National Sports Foundation. She also received the National Association of Black Journalists Award of Excellence in 1997.[5] Miller received an honorary degree from St. Francis College upon reading her keynote address for the school's May commencement ceremony for the Class of 2019.[citation needed]

Personal lifeEdit

Miller is married to Marc Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League and former New Orleans mayor. She and her husband have a son, Mason, born in 2002, and a daughter, Margeaux, born in 2005.[citation needed]

Miller's father, Dr. Ross Miller, MD, was the first physician to attend to Robert F. Kennedy at the site of his assassination on June 5, 1968.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Steinberg, Brian (July 13, 2018). "'CBS This Morning' Adds Michelle Miller, Dana Jacobson to Saturday Lineup". variety.com. Retrieved July 21, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Michelle Miller - CBS News". cbsnews.com. Retrieved 18 June 2013.
  3. ^ "THE CLASS OF '95". My New Orleans. 2010-09-01. Retrieved 2021-03-25.
  4. ^ "Runaway Jury (2003)". imdb.com. Retrieved 10 June 2013.
  5. ^ "Michelle Miller's Biography". The HistoryMakers. Retrieved 2021-03-25.
  6. ^ "45 Years After RFK Assassination, Story Of Doctor Who Rushed To His Aid". 2013-06-05. Retrieved 2020-12-01.

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