Kelly Wallace (born in Brooklyn, New York) is a television journalist who reports for CNN. She previously worked for the CBS Evening News and iVillage.
Wallace is married and has two daughters. She lives in New York City.
She obtained her bachelor of sciences degree in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where she graduated magna cum laude.
While working for iVillage, Wallace worked as Chief Correspondent and Executive Director of Digital Video. She focuses much of her work on women's issues and the power of women. She has interviewed Michelle Obama for iVillage's new Guest Editor program along with interviews with Secretary Kathleen Sebelius of Health & Human Services, Alicia Keys, Jill Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Gabby Douglas, Bethenny Frankel, Michele Tafoya, Sue Herera, and Tamron Hall. Wallace frequently appeared on Today, MSNBC's Jansing & Co., Now with Alex Wagner and Daily Rundown with Chuck Todd. Prior, she worked at CBS, CNN, and Fox News Channel.
Honors and awards
Wallace won the 2012 Gracie Award for Outstanding Reporter/Correspondent.