Carol Costello | Biography
Carol Costello is an American television news correspondent as well as a journalist. She was born on 11th October in Minerva, Ohio. She completed her high school education from Minerva high School. She did her B.A. regarding journalism from Kent State of university.
She first stepped into television news industry through WAKR-TV located in Akron, Ohio as an anchor and a reporter. Later she joined WBNS-TV at Columbus, Ohio and served as an anchor for a weeknight show. She was also in WBAL-TV at Baltimore for three years as a host. She worked as an anchor and a reporter for WSXX-TV and 10-TV a CBS affiliate in Columbus, Ohio. She started working for CNN network on October 2001 through WJLA-TV located in Washington, D.C., as a research reporter and anchor for five years. She was the anchor for CNN Headline news and Good Morning Washington.
While in CNN Costello was the co-anchor of CNN’s coverage of oil spill in the gulf and later won a Peabody Award. She has covered the presidential election of 2008 and hurricane Katrina, Charley, Ivan, Jeanne and Frances. She also covered the launch of the last space shuttle, the midterm election in Ohio, the Virginia Tech shooting massacre, the effect of tsunami in south Asia, hostage held in Russian school, President Barack Obama inauguration and the trial case of Casey Anthony. She is known for her exclusive interviews with four previous U.S. presidents Jimmy Carter, Ronald Regan, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. She has also hosted presidential inauguration, four in a row. She won Emmy award in 1991, a UPI award, many Associated press Award and was also nominated for Emmy award in 1993. She has been doing detailed coverage on women’s issue and bullying. She was nominated by her fan viewers to run carrying the Olympic torch in Atlanta streets before the Atlanta Olympic started. In 2009 she appeared on Jon Stewart’s the daily show.
Although Carol Costello got married in 2004 but her husband name is still not known and have not been revealed in any of her biography. She is very secret about her personal life and her salary and does not want any interference. She is in good relation with current as well as previous cnn anchors as she loves to work as a team and is friendly. There were rumors about her getting plastic surgery on her face which was false. She is admired for her anchoring skills along with her stunning legs and feet. Her fans can keep in touch with her through her official facebook and twitter account. Her bio can be obtained from wiki and other websites.