Randi Kaye

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Randi Kaye (born November 19, 1967) is an American television news journalist for CNN.[1] She is based in New York and is currently serving as an investigative reporter for Anderson Cooper 360°.

Early life and career[edit]

Kaye graduated cum laude from Boston University with a degree in broadcast journalism in 1989.[2][3]

She began her television career at ABC, working for Nightline and then Peter Jennings. She then moved to KATV in Little Rock, Arkansas. Kaye also worked for WFAA-TV in Dallas as a reporter and anchor, KMSP-TV in Minneapolis where she hosted Everyday Living, WWOR-TV in New York/New Jersey and WCCO-TV in Minneapolis as anchor of the 5pm and 10pm newscasts.[2]


Kaye joined CNN in December 2004. In addition to being a national correspondent,[4] she is an investigative reporter for Anderson Cooper 360°.[2] She previously anchored the 1:00–2:00 pm ET weekday slot on CNN Newsroom. After several changes at the network and the departure of previous weekend mornings anchor T. J. Holmes, she took over as permanent weekend anchor.[5] In April 2013, Kaye left CNN Newsroom in order to return to her role at AC360°.


Kaye won an Emmy for Outstanding Coverage of a Current Business News Story for her reporting on black market infertility in 2006. The story, which was broadcast on Anderson Cooper 360°, covered how infertile couples chose risky and illegal ways to have babies due to the soaring cost of in-vitro medications.[6]


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