Carol Costello Biography
Carol Costello is an American television anchor and former host of CNN Newsroom. She left CNN to join HLN network, based in Los Angeles in 2007. In October 2018 she left HLN.
Carol Costello Age
She was born on October 11, 1961 in Minerva, Ohio, U.S.
Carol Costello Education
She attended Minerva High School and Kent State University where she earned a B.A. in journalism.
Carol Costello Parents
Her parents are David Costello and Sherlyn Costello.
Carol Costello Husband
She is married to Timothy Law Snyder since 2004. In October 2005, Snyder was named president of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
Carol Costello Kids
She has no kids.
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Costello anchors the 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (ET) edition of CNN Newsroom each weekday. She is based in the network’s New York bureau. She previously anchored CNN Daybreak, the network’s former early morning news program.
Costello has interviewed four former U.S. presidents, President Jimmy Carter, President Ronald Reagan, President George H.W. Bush and President Bill Clinton and has covered four presidential inaugurations.
She was part of CNN’s Peabody Award winning coverage of the Gulf Oil Spill, the 2008 presidential election and Hurricane Katrina.
She joined CNN in October 2001 from WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C. Before that, she spent three years at WBAL-TV in Baltimore as an anchor and co-anchor. She began her career as a weekend anchor and reporter for WAKR-TV in Akron, Ohio, then moved to WBNS-TV in Columbus, Ohio, to work as the station’s principal weeknight anchor.
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On October 16, 2018 Costello was laid off, along with Michaela Pereira and Ashleigh Banfield, as part of HLN network’s decision to scale back their live news programming. Ashleigh Banfield and Michaela Pereira stayed to host their shows until their last days while Costello did not appear on air after October 16, 2018 with CNN correspondent Dianne Gallagher hosting the final broadcast.
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