Anchor Alumni

Posted on: 06.10.2014 in reporter

Throughout its nearly two decades of broadcasting excellence, Channel One has served as a training ground for America’s next generation of journalists. A number of well-known broadcast journalists honed their craft and launched careers as Channel One News correspondents. Alumni include:

Anderson CooperAnderson Cooper

Lauded broadcast journalist and anchor of  “CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360.”

Lisa Ling

She is currently the host of This Is Life with Lisa Ling on CNN.

Serena AltschulSerena Altschul

Gained popularity with the MTV audience as an on-air personality at MTV News and later worked as a CNN correspondent. She is currently a CBS News contributing correspondent.

Tracy SmithTracy Smith

“CBS Early Show” national correspondent and anchor of “The Saturday Early Show.”

alumni_doaneSeth Doane

Peabody and Emmy-award winning reporter who is a currently a CBS News correspondent after spending time as CNN’s New Delhi-based correspondent.

alumni_menounosMaria Menounos

Maria is a reporter, actress and television host. She formerly worked at E! News, The Today Show and Extra. She owns the online entertainment network AfterBuzz TV.

Errol Barnett

Currently a Washington-based correspondent for CBS News. He previously worked at CNN as an anchor and correspondent for CNN International. His first job was at Channel One News, where he was the youngest anchor/reporter in Channel One News history.

Shelby Holliday

Shelby is a senior video reporter covering politics and business at the Wall Street Journal. She also contributes news and analysis to shows on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC and Fox Business. She worked at Channel One News from 2010-2014.

Maggie Rulli

Maggie Rulli is an ABC News Correspondent based in New York City. Before joining Channel One News, she worked as an NBC Page and The Pulse Network.

Scott EvansScott Evans

Scott Evans is the East Coast Correspondent for Access Hollywood based in NYC. He established Fight the Wackness, a non-profit to encourage kids to pursue their dreams against all odds.

Steven FabianSteven Fabian

Steven is an on-air correspondent for “Inside Edition.” He previously worked as a host for “RightThisMinute.”

Justin Finch

Currently a reporter for NBC 4 in Washington. He previously worked at CBS 3 in Philadelphia. His first on-air job was at News 12 The Bronx and Brooklyn in New York City.

Alexander Marquardt

Currently works as a Senior National Correspondent at CNN covering domestic and breaking news stories. He has won multiple Emmy Awards for his previous work at ABC News covering the Middle East. He began his career in television news as an NBC Page before joining Channel One News.

Derrick Shore

A three-time Emmy Award winner and current co-host of “Houston Life” on KPRC, Houston’s NBC affiliate.

Gotham ChopraGotham Chopra

Award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker.



Adriana Diaz

Currently a reporter for CBS News. She previously worked for Yahoo.



Janet Choi

She is currently the General Manager for the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. She worked as a correspondent at Channel One News from 2000-2004 and was a cast member on MTV’s Real World: Seattle.

Channel One continues to train tomorrow’s news anchors and correspondents in an environment focused on balanced reporting and journalistic integrity, a commitment vigorously upheld through its engaging lineup of relevant and timely news and public affairs reporting, special series and hard-hitting investigative reporting.


  1. justin bieber

    im so upset i might sue them i have my little brother watch this so we went to check out the website and i looked at the reporters and i saw that they left out Lisa Ling omg im furious that is straight injustice thats just sad but i cant sue or do anything

    • Tai Sheehan

      Where is George Stephanopolis?

    • Lydia

      Lisa Ling is the second to the top.

  2. Chris Sheely

    Lisa Ling was just as popular as Anderson Cooper!! Dang leaving her out is an injustice

  3. Kylene

    Where is Brian Kilmade?

  4. Myrtle Beach

    Where is Lisa Ling? She should be at the top with Anderson Cooper!

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  5. Lucy

    What about Lisa Ling??

    • Kelly

      Exactly! Lisa Ling should also be featured here!

  6. Matthew

    Keep it up

  7. Hollywood News Producer

    Wow channel one has a very good spirit and i will podcast this in Tv.

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