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Kathleen Sullivan

Anchor + Reporter + Sports Person
Female
Born May 17, 1953
Age 63

Kathleen Sullivan is an American television journalist. Sullivan was one of a small group of anchors and reporters which launched CNN, which led to the 24-hour news cycle of the cable news broadcast within the field of journalism. Her career has been involved in nearly every area of broadcasting. She has been nominated for Emmys in news, sports and entertainment. For more than 10 years, Sullivan was a news anchor, working at CNN, ABC, and CBS.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1953 Birth Born on May 17, 1953.

TWENTIES

1980 27 Years Old She became the first American woman to broadcast live from the Soviet Union when she went there to interview Russian cosmonauts for the Soviet Pre-Olympic festival. In 1980, Sullivan helped Ted Turner create the Cable News Network, also known as CNN.
1982 29 Years Old Moving to ABC News, she debuted ABC News This Morning with co-anchor Steve Bell in 1982, substituted for co-host Joan Lunden on Good Morning America, anchored ABC World News Saturday, and started the first national-network health program, The Health Show. … Read More

THIRTIES

1984 31 Years Old She was an in-studio anchor for ABC's coverage of the Olympics during the 1984 Winter Olympics, held in Sarajevo, and later that year during the 1984 Summer Olympics, held in Los Angeles, California. … Read More
1987 34 Years Old Sullivan was the only American journalist invited by U.S. President Ronald Reagan to a 1987 White House state dinner honoring Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and celebrating the end of the Cold War.
1989 36 Years Old Her reporting in 1989 on Hurricane Hugo in South Carolina won her and CBS News an Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Breaking News Event. … Read More

FORTIES

1995 42 Years Old Sullivan received an Emmy nomination for Best Sportscaster - a first for a woman - and received two Emmy nominations for her work as anchor of E! Entertainment's E! News Daily, which she hosted after anchoring full-time coverage of the 1995 O.J. Simpson murder trial. … Read More
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