Michelle Pantoliano was a Naked News anchor from 2002–2005. She is originally from New York. She holds a Broadcast & Communications degree from the State University of New York at Oswego, and held a number of jobs in broadcasting early in her career. She was a radio show host, worked at CNBC and was a reporter for a New York-New Jersey cable news program. Pantoliano was the first experienced journalist that Naked News signed.