Who is Alisyn Camerota?
Alisyn Camerota (Alisyn Lane Camerota) is an American political commentator and broadcast journalist. Camerota is currently the host of CNN Tonight from 10-11. Formerly, she was an anchor of CNN’s morning show New Day and a co-host of the afternoon addition of CNN Newsroom that aired from 2 to 4 pm with Victor Blackwell. Previously Alisyn was the New Day anchor on a CNN morning show. Before joining CNN, she was a Fox News presenter. Camerota has been nominated twice for an Emmy Award for her work in news reporting both nationally and internationally.
Alisyn covered the aftermath of the Parkland school shooting, Houston Hurricane Harvey, and the Brussels and Paris terror attacks. Camerota interviewed the Parkland shooting survivors and the National Rifle Association representatives hours after the shooting. She has held multiple panels with supporters and frequent critics of Donald Trump. Alisyn did the Me Too movement coverage and provided a platform for the SilenceBreakers to tell their stories.
Camerota is portrayed briefly in the Bombshell film by Tricia Helfer. Outside her role anchoring New Day, she anchored a number of primetime specials. Including; Tipping Point: Sexual Harassment in America and The Hunting Ground: Sexual Assault on Campus. Before joining CNN, she worked for many years at Fox News. Her most notable work at Fox News was as part of the Fox & Friends franchise and as co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend.
Alisyn Camerota’s Novel
Camerota authored a book, Amanda Wakes Up, a novel she began working on in the 2012 presidential election during her candidates’ interviews. The novel is about a young journalist at a news channel during a crazy presidential race. She took notes during her interviews and compiled them into a book based on her 25 years as a journalist.
Camerota’s desire while writing the book was a reminder to the readers of the importance of journalism. The novel was published in 2017 by Viking. Amanda Wakes Up was chosen as one of the best books of the year by NPR and O, The Oprah Magazine listed it as a must-read.
How Old is Alisyn Camerota?
She is 56 years old as of February 2023, having been born on June 21, 1966, in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, U.S. Alisyn Camerota shares her birthday with celebrities such as; Sofie Dossi, Lana Del Rey, Chris Pratt, famouswooda, Ryderjamesss, and many more.
Alisyn Camerota’s Family
Who are Alisyn Camerota’s Parents?
Camerota was raised by a single mother after her parents divorced. Her mother was a teacher. She later earned a Ph.D. to become a therapist. Camerota’s father’s information is not disclosed to the media.
Does Alisyn Camerota have siblings?
Camerota’s secretive nature has shown up in her personal life. She has kept her family background very private. In case there is news regarding Alisyn’s siblings, we shall update it here as soon as possible.
Alisyn Camerota Education
Camerota attended American University, the School of Communication in Washington, D.C., and graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism.
Alisyn Camerota Spouse(s)
Camerota is married to an investor, Tim Lewis, and they tied knots in 2002. For the past two decades, Lewis has served in leadership positions. Tim holds a political science degree earned from Yale University in 1988. Currently, he partners with Southfield Capital in Greenwich. Previously Tim was a partner at Atlantic Street Capital and CRG Group in Stamford and New York respectively. The couple lives in Westport, Connecticut.
Does Alisyn Camerota Have Children?
Camerota suffered from infertility and struggled with it for three years. In a SELF Magazine in 2010, she wrote about her struggle with infertility. Alisyn and Tim decided to try in Vitro fertilization. She twice got pregnant but miscarried in the two trials. Her husband was supportive through the struggle and he was even open to adoption. Camerota underwent numerous treatments and four IVF cycles.
Later in 2005, Camerota was blessed with twin daughters, Alessandra Lewis and Francesca Lewis through the IVF cycle. In 2007, Alisyn welcomed a son, Nathaniel Lewis.
How Tall is Alisyn Camerota?
Adding to her well-curved and beautiful body, Camerota stands at a height of 5ft 3 inches (1.6 meters) and a weight of 52kg (114 lbs). She is a short woman considering the American woman’s height.
Alisyn Camerota Career
Camerota started out her career at WHDH in Boston. She later worked for America’s Most Wanted and for WTTG in Washington D.C. Additionally, Camerota has served Ted Koppel at Koppel Communications primetime documentaries.
Camerota from 1998
Alisyn served as a Boston bureau correspondent since 1998. She contributed and reported different stories to Fox News Edge, the network’s affiliate.
Camerota began her own blog on the Fox & Friends page in October 2007 known as In The Greenroom on the Fox News Channel website.
Fox & Friends started an Internet-only segment in November 2007 known as The After the Show Show. The segment features anchors Gretchen Carlson, Brian Kilmeade, and Steve Doocy, Fox & Friends anchors’. At times, it features team members or guests from the cable show at the end of the segment and a toy monkey. The After the Show Show segment is done live after the main show. The videos are uploaded later on the Fox & Friends page.
Before Camerota’s maternity leave, she co-hosted the weekend edition of Fox & Friends. She also appeared regularly on the Fox & Friends 1st, Friday edition. Camerota was a guest panelist on the Red Eye w/Greg Gutfeld on Fox News’ late-night satire show.
Camerota started co-hosting America’s News Headquarters at Fox News on 30th September 2013 with Bill Hemmer. The show was broadcasted during the weekdays from 1 to 2 pm. Additionally, she was a co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend with Dave Briggs and Clayton Morris. Alisyn’s last broadcast on the program was on 28th September 2013.
Camerota left Fox News on 14th March 2014 after the afternoon broadcast. She bid her afternoon audience farewell and marked the end of her tenure. Alisyn served Fox News for 16 years.
Alisyn Camerota At CNN
CNN hired Camerota on 14th July 2014. She joined and served as a TV anchor for the CNN news crew. Camerota was the co-anchor of the New Day, on 25th July 2014 and 25th August the same year. Camerota was made the permanent co-anchor of New Day in 2015. Since then, there has been an increase of 9% in the viewership.
Apart from the New Day anchoring, Camerota has anchored numerous primetime specials. They include The Hunting Ground: Sexual Assault on Campus and Tipping Point: Sexual Harassment in America.
Camerota’s coverage of the 2016 and 2020 presidential elections went viral on her Voter Panels.
Camerota started co-hosting CNN Newsroom on 19th April 2021 alongside Victor Blackwell. In September 2022, she was selected to serve as an interim host of CNN Tonight along with Jake Tapper and Laura Coates throughout the 2022 midterm elections where she helmed the 10 p.m. hour. In January 2023, she was selected to permanently host the 10 p.m. hour of CNN Tonight.
Alisyn Camerota’s Salary and Net Worth
Camerota has accrued an estimated net worth of about $8.5 Million through her long-term profession. She earns a salary of $3 million.