Nischelle Turner

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Nischelle Turner
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Turner at the 46th NAACP Image Awards nominee press conference
Nischelle Renee Turner

February 11, 1975
EducationUniversity of Missouri (BA)
Entertainment correspondent
Years active1998–present[1]

Nischelle Renee Turner is the co-host of Entertainment Tonight (2014–present) and Secret Celebrity Renovation (2021–present). Previously she was former entertainment correspondent for HLN's Showbiz Tonight and CNN and an entertainment correspondent for KNBC in Los Angeles. She was a general assignment reporter for KTTV Fox 11 from 2004[2] and to October 2, 2008, and worked as a sideline reporter for Fox's Sunday NFL broadcasts, and did segments for a show called Dailies.[3] Prior to KTTV, she worked for WEHT, the ABC affiliate in Evansville, Indiana and for WVUE, the Fox affiliate in New Orleans.[4] She is a native of Columbia, Missouri. She attended the University of Missouri, and graduated from its Missouri School of Journalism in 1998.[5] She used to work with either analyst Kurt Warner or Torry Holt and either play-by-play Chris Myers, Sam Rosen, or Chris Rose. She also works with Paul Sunderland on college basketball telecasts.

It was announced that she would replace Rocsi Diaz as weekend co-anchor and correspondent on Entertainment Tonight in fall 2014.[6] Nischelle is a seven-time Emmy-award winner for her work on Entertainment Tonight, winning her latest, the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment News Program, in 2022.


  1. ^ "Nischelle Turner". CNN. Retrieved June 17, 2021.
  2. ^ Radio-Television News Directors Association (2005). RTNDA Communicator. The Association. ISSN 1529-3106. Retrieved April 13, 2015.
  3. ^ (March 1, 2010). Sports Media Dream Girl Nischelle Turner, Vizage magazine
  4. ^ Broadcasting and Cable. Vol. 133. Cahners Publishing Company. 2003. Retrieved April 13, 2015.
  5. ^ School of Journalism University of Missouri: "Alumni Nischelle Turner" by Lauren Giwa-Amu retrieved January 7, 2017
  6. ^ "Exclusive: Rocsi Diaz Has Been Let Go From Entertainment Tonight, Replaced By Nischelle Turner". Retrieved April 13, 2015.

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