Who is Julie Chen?

altIf you still don’t know anything about famous TV anchor Julie Chen, the following information is for you. All the fans of CBS channel know Julie Chen as the anchorwoman of the popular News’s weekday morning issue called The Early Show. By the way she is an anchor of this CBS broadcasting since October 2002.

She managed to make a good career after the covering of such world major news as the war in Iraq. Her reportages from Qatar and Kuwait in March 2003 were the striking illustration of her professional skills as a TV reporter.

Chen has interviewed newsmakers, including former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Queen Rania of Jordan, and former Defense Secretary William Cohen, as well as celebrities Tom Hanks, Ellen DeGeneres, Tom Cruise, Ben Affleck, Angelina Jolie, Chris Rock and Jennifer Lopez, among many others. 

Before that, Chen served as news anchor of The Early Show and anchor of the CBS Morning News, the CBS Television Network\'s early-morning broadcast, since Nov. 1, 1999, when The Early Show debuted under that title. 

Prior to joining The Early Show, Chen was a reporter and anchor for WCBS-TV, the CBS-owned station in New York (1997-99). 

Chen spends her summers doing double duty between co-anchoring The Early Show and hosting \"Big Brother,\" a reality series, which begins its eighth season on CBS this summer. 

Before joining CBS News, Chen worked as a reporter for WDTN-TV Dayton (1995-97). She began her career at ABC News (1990-95), where she worked on the late night news program \"Nightline\" and contributed to the award-winning primetime special \"Anatomy of a Riot\" about the 1992 Los Angeles riots. 

Chen was born in Queens, N.Y. She was graduated from the University of Southern California in 1991 with a degree in broadcast journalism and English. Chen lives in New York and Los Angeles with her husband.