Meg Oliver

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Megan Elisabeth Oliver (b. December 7, 1970, Birmingham, Michigan) is a reporter for ABC News. In March 2006, she became anchor of the overnight CBS newscast, Up to the Minute and remained in that position for three years.

Early career[edit]

In 1993 she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Montana. From 1993 to 1995, Oliver worked in Kalispell, Montana as a reporter and anchor for KCFW-TV. From 1995 to 1997, she worked for Northwest Cable News at offices in Seattle, Washington and Boise, Idaho.

From 1997 to 1998, Oliver worked as a reporter in Hartford, Connecticut at WTIC-TV. From 1998 to 2001, she served as reporter and anchor for WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV in Detroit, Michigan. From 2001 to 2004, Oliver served as weekday anchor at KGPE-TV in Fresno, California.

Later career[edit]

Starting in May 2005, she worked in Washington, DC, as a freelance reporter for CBS Newspath. In March 2006, Oliver was named anchor of CBS News' Up to the Minute. Oliver resides in New York with her husband and two children.[1]

During the March 18, 2009 broadcast of Up to the Minute, Oliver announced it would be her last night as the anchor.[2] She was succeeded by CBS Morning News anchor Michelle Gielan the next day and has since moved to ABC.


  1. ^ The CBS News's Up to the Minute Broadcast, May 12, 2008.
  2. ^ The CBS News's Up to the Minute Broadcast, March 18, 2009.