Meg Oliver

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Meg Oliver (born December 7, 1970, Birmingham, Michigan) is an award winning Network Television Correspondent and Anchor. She returned to CBS News in 2015 as a freelance correspondent. She currently reports for CBS This Morning Saturday, the CBS Evening News weekend and anchors their 24-hour digital network by CBSN. On CBSN she has covered extensive live breaking news from the San Bernardino shootings to the murders of WDBJ's Allison Parker and Adam Ward. In March 2006, she became anchor of the overnight CBS newscast, Up to the Minute[1] and remained in that position for three years. She was also a correspondent for The Early Show, and fill in anchor. She left CBS in 2009 and worked at ABC News as a correspondent. She reported for Good Morning America Weekend Edition and ABC World News with David Muir. She also filled in anchoring on World News Now.

Early career[edit]

In 1993 she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Montana.[2] 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.[1]

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.[1]

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 three children.[3]

During the March 18, 2009 broadcast of Up to the Minute, Oliver announced it would be her last night as the anchor.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Meg Oliver Is Named Anchor Of Up To The Minute". CBS Corporation. CBS Corporation. Retrieved November 2, 2015. 
  2. ^ Stephens, Patia. "In A New York Minute". The Montanan. University of Montana. Retrieved November 2, 2015. 
  3. ^ The CBS News's Up to the Minute Broadcast, May 12, 2008.
  4. ^ The CBS News's Up to the Minute Broadcast, March 18, 2009.