Sue Simmons is an iconic anchorwoman whose career took her from New Haven, to Baltimore, to Washington, DC before she headed home to her native New York where she would anchor the evening news at WNBC-TV, NBC’s flagship station for 32 years. Simmons’ poise, sophistication, sense of humor, and quick wit made her a viewer favorite, and someone who a generation of black broadcasters has sought to emulate.
Monita Rajpal is an anchor and correspondent for CNN International, based at the network’s Asia Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong. Each weekday, she hosts the live news program ‘CNN NewsCenter’ which delivers a fast-paced and engaging summary of all the key global headlines as they develop.
Fionnuala Sweeney is an anchor and correspondent for CNN International, based at the networks headquarters in Atlanta. Sweeney, who was previously based in London, has reported on major news events from around Europe and the Middle East. This year shes reported from Cairo, Jerusalem and Abu Dhabi as part of the networks coverage of the unrest in Egypt and the Middle East.