Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.
|Other names||Brooke Alvarez (character portrayed on IFC's Onion News Network program)|
|Education||Michigan State University|
|Occupation||Anchor for IFC's Onion News Network, actress|
|Spouse(s)||Spouse: Scott Sena (m. 1991–2000, divorced), Michael Fields (m. 2015-present)|
Suzanne Sena is an American television host, anchor, actress and entrepreneur.
Sena is an Emmy-Award nominated TV host, and former national Fox News Channel anchor. She is currently the host/anchor for the online financial series Money Morning Profit Focus for Money Map Press. She also is commercial spokesperson for several companies, including the Keranique Haircare System, for which she regularly appears on the Home Shopping Network.
Sena started her national television career on E! Entertainment Television. While at E!, she was a fill-in anchor and correspondent for E! News Daily. Sena created, hosted and oversaw production on the reality-lifestyle celebrity series Out to Lunch and regularly appeared on the red carpet, hosting live coverage of events including the Emmy Awards and the Academy Awards. In 2005, Sena received an Emmy nomination for hosting the show, Celebrity Homes.
Sena was considered a front runner in the search for Kathie Lee Gifford's replacement on Live with Regis, co-hosting with Regis Philbin for four shows. Both the New York Post and Entertainment Weekly cited Sena as the likely winner of the position.
From 2004 to 2006 Sena worked at Fort Worth-based KTVT-TV (CBS11). From 2006 to 2008, worked as an anchor at the Fox News Channel. She anchored the network's primetime news updates and handled breaking news in the overnight hours. While at Fox News, Sena made appearances on Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld and Fox and Friends, filling in as news anchor.
In 2010–2011, Sena portrayed Brooke Alvarez on the IFC series Onion News Network, a satire of television journalism. Concurrently, she also hosted the online lifestyle reality show The Invested Life.
Sena is also an entrepreneur. Her media training business, Sena-Series Media Coaching and Teleprompter Training Techniques, is responsible for training many of today's top broadcast television talent.
In 2014, Sena appeared in several popular episodic television series, including Castle, How to Get Away with Murder, Sullivan & Son, and the Amazon pilot Down Dog. She produced and co-starred in the comedic horror film Killer Party (2014), and starred in an independent movie.
She continues to work as a direct response host, appearing as a correspondent and host in various infomercials.
- Dearborn Area Living Archived 2007-11-02 at the Wayback Machine
- Suzanne Sena profile at FOXNews.com
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