|Born||November 18, 1964 |
Brooklyn, New York
|Occupation||Journalist, television host|
Rita Cosby (born November 18, 1964, in Brooklyn, New York, but raised in Greenwich, Connecticut) is a veteran TV news anchor and senior correspondent who most recently worked at MSNBC. Events 326 - The old St Peter's Basilica is consecrated 1302 - Pope Boniface VIII issues the Papal bull Year 1964 ( MCMLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the 1964 Gregorian calendar. Brooklyn (named after the Dutch town Breukelen) is one of the five boroughs of New York City. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous A journalist (also called a newspaperman) is a person who practices Journalism, the gathering and dissemination of information about current events trends A presenter, or host (sometimes hostess, in feminine form is a Person or Organization responsible for running an event Events 326 - The old St Peter's Basilica is consecrated 1302 - Pope Boniface VIII issues the Papal bull Year 1964 ( MCMLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the 1964 Gregorian calendar. Brooklyn (named after the Dutch town Breukelen) is one of the five boroughs of New York City. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous Greenwich is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. MSNBC is a 24-hour cable television news channel based in the United States and available in Canada.
Cosby has received three Emmy Awards, the Jack Anderson Award for investigative excellence, the Matrix Award, and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. The Ellis Island Medal of Honor was established in 1986 to pay tribute to the immigrant experience and individual achievement and are awarded to U
The daughter of a Danish mother and a Polish father who came to the U. S. after World War II, Cosby grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut, where she attended Greenwich High School and freelanced for the local paper. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including Greenwich is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. Greenwich High School is a four-year public high school in Greenwich Connecticut. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina. A bachelor's degree is usually an Undergraduate Academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three four or in some cases and This article is about the University of South Carolina in Columbia Cosby balanced college with a position at WACH-TV, the local FOX affiliate, and while working on a feature film, actor Patrick O'Neal recommended her to Diane Sawyer, who helped her land an internship on the CBS Evening News. WACH is the Fox network affiliate serving the Columbia South Carolina area For the Fox Sports Net personality of the same name see Patrick O'Neal (sportscaster. Lily Diane Sawyer (born December 19, 1945) is a Television Reporter for ABC and co-anchor of its morning news show CBS Evening News is the flagship nightly television news program of the American television network CBS. Jobs as an anchor/reporter at KERO-TV in Bakersfield, California and WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina soon followed. KERO-TV is a television station serving Bakersfield California. WBTV, channel 3 is the CBS affiliate in Charlotte North Carolina.
From 1995 to 2005, Cosby worked at Fox News. At Fox, she hosted both The Big Story Weekend Edition and Fox News Live with Rita Cosby. The Big Story, which debuted in 2001 was an American News / talk Television program on the Fox News Channel, hosted by Fox News Live is an American News / talk Television program the hard-news daytime programming of the Fox News Channel.
She has interviewed more than a dozen world leaders, conducting historic back to back interviews with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. Palestinian people or Palestinians ( الشعب الفلسطيني, ash-sha`b al-filasTīni; الفلسطينيون, al-filasTīnīyyūn Mohammed Abdel Rahman Abdel Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa al-Husseini ( Arabic: محمد عبد الرؤوف عرفات القدوة الحسيني (August 24 1929 – November 11 For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Israel topics. (אריאל  She was the first reporter to see prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay and even interviewed Serbian president Slobodan Milošević who called her from his prison cell at the Hague. The Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp is a controversial United States Detention center operated by Joint Task Force Guantanamo since 2002 in Guantanamo Years earlier, while broadcasting live from Belgrade during the NATO bombing, she broke the news that three American POWs were going to be released. Belgrade (Београд Beograd is the Capital and largest city of Serbia. The North Atlantic Treaty
Cosby also made national headlines for her interviews with boxer Mike Tyson, singer Michael Jackson, and convicted serial killer David Berkowitz, "The Son of Sam," who wrote to her during the Washington, D.C. sniper shootings in October 2002. Michael Joseph Jackson (born August 29 1958 is an American musician entertainer and businessman Washington DC ( formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply D As that story unfolded, Cosby secured another major first, by reporting the names and license plate numbers of the sniper suspects. In 2001, Cosby's interview with flight attendant Anne Marie Smith, led to a U. S. Attorney's Office investigation of Rep. Gary Condit for obstruction of justice and witness tampering. Gary Adrian Condit (born April 21 1948) is a former American Politician, a Democrat who served in the House of Representatives 
Cosby served as a lead reporter during the 1996 and 2000 Presidential campaigns. During the Monica Lewinsky investigation, she broke the news that President Bill Clinton was going to be subpoenaed to testify before the grand jury. Monica Samille Lewinsky (born July 23, 1973) is an American woman with whom then- United States President Bill Clinton admitted to William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III, August 19 1946 served as the forty-second President of the United States 
Cosby rose to weekend anchor and senior correspondent.
On September 4, 2007 Cosby released a book about Anna Nicole Smith, titled Blonde Ambition: The Untold Story Behind Anna Nicole Smith's Death. Events 476 - Romulus Augustus, last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed when Odoacer proclaims himself Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Vickie Lynn Marshall (November 28 1967 &ndash February 8 2007 better known under the Stage name of Anna Nicole Smith, was an American model The book's most controversial allegations is that Smith's attorney, Howard K. Stern who claimed he fathered Smith's child Dannielynn, and Larry Birkhead, who established paternity of Smith's child, were seen in a sexually compromising position. Howard Kevin Stern (born November 29, 1968) is the former Attorney and Partner of Anna Nicole Smith. The Dannielynn Hope Marshall Birkhead paternity case, aka Birkhead v Larry E Birkhead (born 22 January 1973) was a romantic partner of Anna Nicole Smith and the father of her daughter Dannielynn The book also alleges that after Stern threatened to reveal Larry's sexuality, the two men reached a deal that would benefit them both following Smith's death in which Birkhead would gain custody of his daughter and Stern would remain executor of Smith’s estate.  Cosby’s book also includes revelations about the drug overdose deaths of Anna Nicole Smith and her son Daniel Smith. Daniel Smith may refer to Daniel Wayne Smith (1986+2006 American actor and son of Anna Nicole Smith  Both men deny these allegations, with Stern filing a US$60 million lawsuit against Cosby and her publisher and Birkhead threatening to follow suit. The United States dollar ( sign: $; code: USD) is the unit of Currency of the United States; it has also been  Cosby replied to the Stern lawsuit by saying "…we are solid on our facts more than ever…we are sure of what we have. I think it’s pretty surprising that these guys would launch some frivolous lawsuit to deflect and to smear and to intimidate and it’s not going to work. " The book has become a New York Times bestseller.