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Ms. Nischelle Turner


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Nischelle Turner is co-host of the seven-time Emmy Award-winning newsmagazine Entertainment Tonight. She joined ET as a correspondent in 2014 and was named co-host in 2021, making her the first woman of color to helm the broadcast in ET’s almost 43-year history. Nischelle is an award-winning journalist, having won six Emmy Awards with ET. She is a contributor for CNN and often lends her voice to entertainment and political news, along with joining their coverage on the Grammys, Golden Globes, and Oscars. She hosts and produces CBS’ summer hit series, “Secret Celebrity Renovation,” which begins its third season in August 2023. Nishclle also co-hosts the popular podcast, The Big Podcast with Shaq. In 1998, Nischelle began her journalism career when she joined WEHT as a reporter and fill-in anchor in Evansville, Indiana. She received a B.A. in Journalism and Broadcast News from the University of Missouri. In 2000, she served as a weekday reporter and weekend anchor for WVUE-TV FOX8 in New Orleans. After establishing herself as a presence in news, Nischelle joined KTTV in Los Angeles in 2004 as a reporter on “Good Day LA” and anchor for “Good Day LA Weekend.” She returned to New Orleans to cover Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath for “Good Day LA.” Her coverage of the disaster won several journalism awards. As an avid sports fan, Nischelle’s passion and knowledge came in handy when she joined “Fox NFL Sunday” as a sideline reporter for national football broadcasts in 2007. She has also covered major league baseball and basketball for Fox. In 2009, she hosted “Extra on Essence,” an online entertainment show focusing on Hollywood’s most elite stars.

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