Giselle Fernández

Born May 15, 1961

Giselle Fernández is an American television journalist. Her appearances on network television include as reporter and guest anchor for CBS Early Show, CBS Evening News, NBC Today, NBC Nightly News, regular host for Access Hollywood, and guest on Dancing with the Stars.… Read More

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1961 Birth Born on May 15, 1961.


1982 21 Years Old She attended California State University, Sacramento, where she graduated in 1982 earning her B.A. in Journalism and Government.
1983 22 Years Old Her television career began in 1983 at KRDO in Pueblo, Colorado and KEYT-TV.
1985 24 Years Old From 1985 until 1989, she worked as a television reporter and weekend anchor in Los Angeles (KTLA), Chicago (WBBM), and Miami (WCIX).
1988 27 Years Old In 1988 she garnered some controversy in Chicago when she went boating with John Cappas, a drug dealer being sought by authorities, then accompanied him to his arrest by federal agents.
1989 28 Years Old …  During this period of national news coverage, Fernández reported on the crisis from Cuban immigration, unrest in Haiti, the 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama, the trial of the conspirators from the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, and a scud missile attack while covering the Persian Gulf War. … Read More


1991 30 Years Old She gained her first national news job in October 1991 for CBS News, when she moved to New York City and became a correspondent and back-up anchor for the morning, evening, and weekend news broadcasts.


2001 - 2002 2 More Events
2003 42 Years Old She left this position in August 2003 to pursue a variety of special projects, including making a movie and writing children's books.
2004 43 Years Old In 2004, her book titled Gigi and the Birthday Ring was published through the Laredo Publishing Company. … Read More
2006 45 Years Old In 2006, she was named the year's Outstanding Philanthropist by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
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