Richelle Carey is a news anchor for HLN and a correspondent for its Prime News broadcast. Carey joined the network from KMOV-TV St. Louis, Missouri in May 2006. Prior to joining KMOV in the summer of 2003, Carey was the morning and afternoon news anchor at the Fox affiliate in Henderson-Las Vegas, Nevada (KVVU).
She has worked as a reporter and anchor in Texas, Nevada, and Missouri. She later moved to Atlanta to work for HLN, where she was responsible for the covering women and children effected by violence. During her time here, she has interviewed a number of women who have gone through trials and tribulations. She has interviewed women such as Mary J. Blige, Janet Jackson and Chaka Khan. Carey hosts the weekly segments on HLN, "What Matters," where she talks about issues the African-American community is facing. She's most well known for her coverage of Fort Hood in Texas along with the week she spent in Bosnia where she covered the work of soldiers in the 1st US Calvary stationed there.
- VP of the Board of Directors of Men Stopping Violence
- Board of the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta
- Emmy award-reporting consumer features at KMOV
- Emerging Journalist- Houston Association of Black Journalists
Carey is an advocate for teen girls and women, specifically the sexualization of young girls and women's rights.
Carey's mother was a nurse who worked with teenagers in poverty stricken neighborhoods.
- "Meet Richelle". Richelle Carey. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
- "CNN Programs - Anchors/Reporters - Richelle Carey". CNN. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
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