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Alexis Christoforous

Alexis Christoforous (born October 19, 1970) is a New York-based correspondent for CBS News specializing in business and consumer news since 2005. Her reports have been seen on CBS' "The Early Show", "CBS Evening News Weekend", "CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood" "CBS Up to the Minute", "CBS This Morning" as well as over 200 local CBS affiliate stations internationally. Her reports can also be heard on the CBS Radio Network and WCBS Newsradio 880.[1]

From 1999-2005 Christoforous was anchor and correspondent for CBS Marketwatch where she anchored the nationally syndicated program "MarketWatch Weekend". She was also and continues to be a fill-in anchor for the local CBS affiliate, WCBS-TV, New York.

In addition to her business reporting, Christoforous conducts many newsmaker and entertainment interviews, including Madonna, Tom Cruise, Ringo Starr, Tony Bennett and Francis Ford Coppola.

Christoforous graduated cum laude from New York University with a degree in English and Journalism. She lives in New York City with her husband and three children.[2]

Early career

She began her business news career at Bloomberg Television and Radio in 1994, where she anchored the national PBS program "Bloomberg Morning News" and was Bloomberg's first reporter to report live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Christoforous covered the stock market bull run of the early 1990s and the subsequent Internet bubble burst of 2000. She reported on the economic impact of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, the resignation of New York Stock Exchange CEO Richard Grasso and the wave of Wall Street scandals, including Enron, Worldcom and Martha Stewart.[3]

References

  1. ^ http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/12/27/utility/main1166667.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/12/27/utility/main1166667.shtml
  3. ^ http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/12/27/utility/main1166667.shtml

External links

  • Official CBS News Bio
  • CBS News Home, Click on Moneywatch to see Alexis daily reports
  • NEW! Moneywatch.com additional videos
  • WCBS TV News
  • CBS Early Show - Morning News
  • CBS News Sunday Morning
  • CBS Newspath
  • CBS Moneywatch
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