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[07/15/08 - 04:56 PM]
Emmy Award Winning Journalist Rita Cosby Joins Inside Edition as a Special Correspondent
"I am thrilled to join such a well-established and popular show with a rich history of investigative reporting," Cosby said.

[via press release from CBS]

EMMY AWARD WINNING JOURNALIST RITA COSBY JOINS INSIDE EDITION AS A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT

New York, NY - July 14, 2008 - Rita Cosby joins Inside Edition as a Special Correspondent in the newsmagazine's New York Bureau, it was announced today by Executive Producer Charles Lachman.

Cosby, a 20-year broadcasting vet, is best known as host of Fox News Channel's The Big Story Weekend Edition and Fox News Live With Rita Cosby. She was most recently host of MSNBC's Rita Cosby Live and Direct. Over the course of her career, she has interviewed more than a dozen world leaders, conducting historic back-to-back interviews with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. She did extensive coverage from New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, as well as from Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay and along the U.S.-Mexico border. Cosby also made national headlines for her interviews with boxer Mike Tyson, singer Michael Jackson and convicted serial killer David Berkowitz, "The Son of Sam."

"Rita is an accomplished and seasoned journalist who will make a significant contribution to our team. She's a tremendous talent, and we're very excited to have her on our show," said Lachman.

Cosby will be covering news stories for Inside Edition, which is currently in its 20th season as the most honored, longest running and highest-rated syndicated newsmagazine on the air.

"I am thrilled to join such a well-established and popular show with a rich history of investigative reporting," Cosby said.

Cosby has received three Emmy Awards, the Jack Anderson Award for investigative excellence, the Matrix Award, and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. Cosby also served as a lead reporter during the 1996 and 2000 Presidential campaigns.

Cosby began her career as an anchor/reporter at local CBS stations, KERO-TV in Bakersfield, Calif., and WBTV in Charlotte, N.C. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina.

In 2007, Cosby added New York Times best-seller to her accolades, with the release of her first book titled Blonde Ambition: The Untold Story Behind Anna Nicole Smith's Death.

INSIDE EDITION is the #1 ranked syndicated newsmagazine celebrating its 20th Anniversary this season. INSIDE EDITION is produced daily at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City and produced and distributed by CBS Television Distribution, a unit of CBS Corp.





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