Chen, Julie 1970–

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Chen, Julie 1970–


Full name, Julie Suzanne Chen; born January 6, 1970, in New York, NY; married Leslie Moonves (a television executive), December 23, 2004. Education: University of Southern California, B.A., 1991.

Addresses: Office—CBC News, 51 West 52nd St., New York, NY 10019. Agent—John Ferriter, William Morris Agency, 1 William Morris Pl., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Broadcast journalist, news anchor, and television host. KABC–TV, Los Angeles, production assistant, 1990–91; ABC News One, Dayton, OH, producer, 1991–95; WDTN–TV, Dayton, reporter, 1995–97; WCBS–TV, New York City, reporter and news anchor, 1997–99.


Television Appearances; Series:

Anchor, The CBS Morning News, CBS, 1999–2002.

Host, Big Brother (also known as Big Brother 2, Big Brother 3, Big Brother 4: The X–Factor, Big Brother 5: Project DNA–Do Not Assume, Big Brother 6: Summer of Secrets, Big Brother 8, Big Brother All—Stars, Big Brother: Til Death Do You Part, and Big Brother: USA), CBS, 2000—.

Cohost, The Early Show, CBS, 2002—.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host from New York City, The All-American Thanksgiving Parade, CBS, 2001.

Presenter, The 62nd Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 2008.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

The 100 Greatest TV Quotes & Catchphrases, TV Land, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (also known as The Late Late Show), CBS, 2003.

Herself, "Big Brother-in-Law," Yes, Dear, CBS, 2003.

Herself, "Normal Is the Watchword," Veronica Mars, UPN, 2005.

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, CBS, multiple episodes, beginning 2005.

Voice of starlet, "The Masked Magician/The Big Bash," The Fairly OddParents (animated), Nickelodeon, 2005.

Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show and Letterman), CBS, multiple appearances, beginning 2005.

Entertainment Tonight (also known as Entertainment This Week, E.T., ET Weekend, and This Week in Entertainment), syndicated, multiple appearances, beginning 2006.

Rachael Ray, syndicated, 2007.

CBS Cares, CBS, 2007, 2008.

Appeared as a judge for Iron Chef America, Food Network.



Entertainment Weekly, June 9, 2006, pp. 58–61.

People Weekly, September 18, 2000, p. 215.

TV Guide, August 7, 2006, p. 51.

USA Today, July 3, 2007, p. 2D.