• Star Sign: Taurus -- 100%!!!

  • Year Hired: 2003

  • Dream Interview: Living or Dead: Dr. Condoleezza Rice; Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • First TV appearance: 1997 KSNT-TV Topeka, Kansas -- Washington D.C. Correspondent

  • First Story: Marriage Tax Proposal in Congress

  • Why I am a journalist: To make a difference in people's every day lives by educating them on the big and small stories that affect us all -- both locally and globally.

  • Hidden Talent: Sketching and interior decorating

  • Hometown: Lake Grove, New York (Long Island)

  • Height: 5'5 1/2"

  • Number of siblings: 3 (two older brothers and a younger sister)

  • Number of pets: 2 dogs

  • Favorite sports team: I'm a Philly girl now -- The Eagles of course!!!

  • Favorite author: All three Bronte' sisters

  • Favorite vacation spot: Anywhere my entire family is.

  • Most memorable interview: Dennis Williams - released from Death Row after nearly 20 years. Originally convicted as part of Ford Heights Four case in Chicago.

  • Favorite Program: Late Show with David Letterman

  • Role model: Diane Sawyer, Judy Woodruff

  • Dream Job: Professional figure skater

  • Alma Mater: State University of New York at Albany (Undergrad); Medill/Northwestern University (Masters)

  • Birthday: May 10

  • Hobbies: writing, decorating, drawing, and fitness

  • Favorite food: Latin Fare and Sushi