or


[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.





  [july 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· INSIDE EDITION (SYNDICATION)





[09/18/14 - 04:56 PM]
Fall Premiere of OWN's "For Better or Worse" Delivers 1.2 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 17.

[09/18/14 - 02:50 PM]
"90 Day Fiance" - TLC's #1 New Series of 2014 - Returns October 19, 2014
In the second season, six new couples decide to take a chance on love and bring their spouses-to-be stateside.

[09/18/14 - 01:17 PM]
NBC Announces Partnership and Integration with Nissan as Exclusive Automotive Sponsor of Emmy Award-Winning Hit "The Voice"
"The Voice Official App" will further enhance the viewer experience across the show from the blind auditions, battles, knockouts all the way to the live playoffs as well as giving fans, for the first time, the ability to use the app to vote for their favorite artists live during the broadcast of the show.

[09/18/14 - 01:15 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Cedar Cove" Ranks #1 in Primetime Among Households, Women 25-54, and Total Viewers in Live+3 Performance
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, September 13.

[09/18/14 - 01:06 PM]
National Spotlight Shines on Jeter's Final Series on FOX; Pirates' Playoff Push on FOX Sports 1 to End MLB Regular Season
Today, FOX Sports announced unprecedented, side-by-side national coverage of Major League Baseball's final regular season Saturday with two compelling games side-by-side on the FOX broadcast network and FOX Sports 1.

[09/18/14 - 01:00 PM]
Central Perk Pop-Up Creates "Friends" Fan Frenzy in Lower Manhattan
The store (located at 199 Lafayette Street, on the corner of Broome) officially opened to the public Wednesday, September 17.

[09/18/14 - 12:20 PM]
John Legend and Lee Ann Womack Make Musical Magic on "CMT Crossroads"
Said installment premieres Friday, September 26 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/18/14 - 11:57 AM]
ESPN's Double Digit Audience Increases Generate Most-Viewed WNBA Playoffs Since 2007
ESPN spins the numbers for its WNBA postseason coverage to date.

[09/18/14 - 11:46 AM]
Texas Native Jane Slater Hired as New Longhorn Network Reporter
She most recently worked for CBS in Dallas covering the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars and college programs SMU, TCU and North Texas.

[09/18/14 - 11:33 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Dominate Broadcast Timeslot Competition for Week of Sept. 8-12
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 8-12.

[09/18/14 - 11:31 AM]
FX Picks Up "Tyrant" for a Second Season
Production is scheduled to begin next spring with the second season returning in the summer of 2015.

[09/18/14 - 11:13 AM]
"Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" Starring Alexandra Shipp as the Beloved Superstar Premieres November 15
The film also stars Anthony Grant as Damon Dash, Izaak Smith as Timbaland, Elise Neal as Gladys Knight and Chattrisse Dolabaille as Missy Elliot.

[09/18/14 - 11:11 AM]
Oxygen's Hit Crime Series "Snapped" to Air "Selena: Death of a Superstar" Examining Tragic Murder of Latin Music Sensation Sunday, October 5 at 9 PM
Immediately following, catch an all new episode of "Snapped: Killer Couples" at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/18/14 - 11:02 AM]
Popular Ensemble Comedy Series "Cougar Town" Hits National Syndication September 22, 2014
The series will enter its sixth season, airing on TBS in the winter of 2015.

[09/18/14 - 11:01 AM]
Mark Burnett Reunites with Mike Darnell to Produce a Primetime Event Game Show for ABC, "500 Questions" (Working Title)
It is scheduled to air in 2015, with the program testing the smarts - and nerve - of contestants in a pressure-packed, incredibly intense environment.