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Vieira, Meredith

Born: 1953 AD
Currently alive, at 62 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: TV Host

1953 – This American TV personality was born on the 30th day of December this year in East Providence, Rhode Island, and is of Portuguese descent. She graduated magna cum laude with a degree in English from Tufts University.


1975 – She began her career as a news announcer for WORC radio in Worcester, Massachusetts. She began a career in television working as a local reporter and anchor at WJAR-TV Providence, eventually making her way into the newsroom at WCBS-TV in New York City.


1982 – She first gained national recognition as a CBS reporter based in the Chicago Bureau from this year until 1984.


1985 – She later became a correspondent for nationwide news-magazine shows including West 57th.


1989 – She hosted the program “60 Minutes” until 1991. Viera won seven Emmy Awards for this show.


1992 – Her final assignment at CBS was as co-anchor of the CBS Morning News for a year.


1993 – She moved to ABC initially as a correspondent for the news-magazine show Turning Point.


1997 – She served as the moderator and co-host of ABC’s “The View” from its debut in this year until announcing her departure in the spring of 2006.


1999 – She began hosting Lifetime’s Intimate Portrait, which chronicles the lives of women in art, entertainment, politics, business, science, journalism, and sports.


2002 – She hosted the American syndicated version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire since this year, a spin-off of the primetime show hosted by Regis Philbin.


2006 – Her final appearance on The View was June 9 of this year where she won an Emmy Award. Her co-hosts gave her a roast to commemorate her final appearance. However, confirmed that she will continue hosting “Who wants to be a millionaire?” where she also won an Emmy Award.