Johnson, Cam 1968–

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Johnson, Cam 1968–

PERSONAL: Born November 30, 1968, in Bellevue, WA; daughter of Martin (a teacher and coach) and Pamela (an art teacher; maiden name, Chase) Johnson; married Gary Chittim (a television environmental reporter), December 30, 1995; children: two. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Texas Christian University, B.S., 1991. Religion: Methodist.

ADDRESSES: Office—Northwest Cable News, 333 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109. Agent—Gareth Esersky, Carol Mann Agency, 55 5th Ave., New York, NY 10003. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: KAMC-TV, Lubbock, TX, reporter and news anchor, 1991–92; KDRV-TV, Medford, OR, news anchor, 1992–94; KOIN-TV, Portland, OR, reporter and news anchor, 1994–99; Northwest Cable News, Seattle, WA, news anchor for Northwest Extra and host of a garden show, 1999–.

MEMBER: Chi Omega.

WRITINGS:

Eat Chocolate Naked—and 142 Other Ways to Attract Attention and Spark Romance, Sourcebooks Casablanca (Naperville, IL), 2003.

SIDELIGHTS: Cam Johnson told CA: "Journalists can't stop writing and communicating. That's what motivates me: I can't shut up. I love writing about real life, real relationships, real love, real chapters in my very real life. I get praise for the fact that I write exactly the way I talk to people, from the heart and truthfully. But I liberally sprinkle my favorite, more lyrical quotes from famous, dead authors and others in my writings—just because I love the power and poetry of their words."

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Houston Chronicle, February 15, 2004, Theresa Walker, review of Eat Chocolate Naked—and 142 Other Ways to Attract Attention and Spark Romance, p. 2.

Orange County Register, February 9, 2004, Theresa Walker, review of Eat Chocolate Naked.

Publishers Weekly, December 15, 2003, review of Eat Chocolate Naked, p. 45.

Rocky Mountain News, February 14, 2004, Mark Wolf, review of Eat Chocolate Naked, section E, p. 12.

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