Alisyn Camerota is a journalist, author, and anchor of CNN's "Newsroom.” In her three decades in journalism, Camerota has covered stories nationally and internationally, earning two Emmy Awards and the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award.
In addition to her role at CNN, Camerota has also anchored a number of primetime specials, including “Tipping Point: Sexual Harassment in America” and "The Hunting Ground: Sexual Assault on Campus" and “Toxic: The Story of Britney Spears Conservatorship.”
She is on the national advisory council of The News Literacy Project, which works to teach school kids how to spot misinformation and fake news. She’s also an Advisory Member of Press Forward, working to combat sexual harassment in newsrooms.
Alisyn attended Ameriican University on a Presidential scholarship, graduating cum laude in Broadcast Journalism. Alisyn’s debut novel, Amanda Wakes Up, was selected by National Public Radio as one of the best books of 2017, and by Oprah Magazine as “a must read.”
She is currently working on a memoir.