|Born||February 1, 1981|
|Occupation||Actor, television host, producer|
|Home town||Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.|
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Conor Knighton (born February 1, 1981) is an American actor, host, and television producer. He is currently a correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning. In 2016, Knighton launched "On The Trail," a year-long, cross-country look at America's National Parks. The reports air every other week on CBS Sunday Morning. Knighton has won two Daytime Emmys as part of the Sunday Morning team.
Knighton was the first person to appear on Current TV when it launched on August 1, 2005, and hosted several programs and live events for the network. He was the host and executive producer of InfoMania, Current's first half-hour show. He left the show at the end of 2010.
He has appeared, as an actor, in shows such as the Gilmore Girls. AMC tapped him to host The Movie List, a weekly countdown of popular movie trivia. In 2011, he hosted the Biography Channel show, My Viral Video. His work has been featured on E!, CNN, CNN Headline News, MTV, TV Guide Channel, Oxygen, and KNBC Los Angeles. He was a regular panelist on E!'s Chelsea Lately.
In 2012, the EW Scripps Company (one of the nation’s largest independent television station owners) hired Conor to create and host a daily look at travel, finance, and consumer issues.
- ""Sunday Morning" contributor Conor Knighton kicks off "On The Trail"". Retrieved 10 May 2016.
- "THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES ANNOUNCES WINNERS FOR THE 43rd ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS" (PDF).
- Tecson, Brandee J. (April 5, 2005). "Al Gore's TV Network To Launch In August". MTV News.
- Weintraub, Joanne (November 22, 2008). "Conor Knighton and other 'InfoMania' folks worth watching". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
- Knighton, Conor (January 19, 2011). "A Note From Conor". Current TV.
- "KCETLink Media Group Most Honored Local Television Station".
- "Host of AYA fundraiser talks about a decade in the entertainment industry".
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