Anderson Cooper
Jeremy Freeman
United States


Journalist / TV Host

Cooper has been with CNN since 2001, but as of late has been burnishing new skills well beyond those required by his regular weeknight program, ¡°Anderson Cooper 360.¡± His semi-inebriated antics with co-host Andy Cohen have made CNN¡¯s New Year¡¯s Eve coverage a unique event, and he has embraced digital formats with a short, streaming counterpart to his linear show. Cooper also contributes regularly to CBS News¡¯ ¡°60 Minutes¡± and remains a central part of some of the most important elements of CNN¡¯s national coverage, holding forth during events as disparate as Election Night or the launch of Jeff Bezos¡¯ Blue Origin launch. In September, he published a book that explored his own ancestry, ¡°Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty.¡±


  • 60 MINUTES


  • Yale University (CT, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2019 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2020 Variety500 Honoree
  • Variety Power of Pride
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Anderson Cooper Expected to Fill in for Chris Cuomo This Week on CNN

Anderson Cooper Expected to Fill in for Chris Cuomo This Week on CNN

CNN viewers should get ready to see a lot more of Anderson Cooper this week.Cooper, who has been with CNN since 2001, will co-host a new CNN "town hall" devoted to news about coronavirus Tuesday evening in the 9 p.m. slot typically anchored by Chris Cuomo, and is likely to fill in for that hour for the rest of the week, according to a person familiar with the matter. Future programming for the part of the CNN schedule normally reserved...


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