O'Brien, Miles 1959–

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O'Brien, Miles 1959–

PERSONAL

Born June 9, 1959, in Detroit, MI; married, wife's name Sandy; children: Murrough (son), Connery (daughter). Education: Attended Georgetown University.

Career:

Broadcast journalist. WRC–TV, Washington DC, assignment editor, 1982; general assignment reporter and anchor for KQTV–TV, St. Joseph, MO, WNYT–TV, Albany, NY, and WTSP–TV, St. Petersburg, FL; WCVB–TV, Boston, MA, reporter, 1987; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA, staff member, 1992—, including assignments as anchor and correspondent for Science Unit.

Awards, Honors:

Local Emmy Awards, 1986, for reporting on a chlorine gas leak in St. Petersburg, FL, and 1989, for reporting on a youth gang crisis in Boston, MA; award from Overseas Press Club of America, for a 1994 documentary special on post–Cold War technology; Emmy Award (with others), news and documentary category, 1997, for coverage of Olympic park bombing in Atlanta, GA, 1996; National Headliner Award (with others), 2002, for coverage of the events of September 11, 2001; Space Communicator Award, Rotary National Awards for Space Achievement, 2002.

CREDITS

Television Appearances; Series:

Substitute host and correspondent from National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NewsNight with Aaron Brown, Cable News Network, 2001–2004.

Anchor, Headline News, Cable News Network, 2001–2002.

Reporter and contributor, [email protected], Cable News Network, 2002–2005.

Coanchor, American Morning, Cable News Network, beginning 2004.

Cohost, CNN Live From …, Cable News Network, 2006.

Also hosted the series CNN Science and Technology Week, Cable News Network.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Correspondent, Swords to Plowshares: The Price of Peace, Cable News Network, 1993.

Host, The John Glenn Story: A Return to Space, Cable News Network, 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodes:

Correspondent, "Terminal Count: What It Takes to Make the Space Shuttle Fly," CNN Presents, 2001.

Guest host, Larry King Live, Cable News Network, 2004.

Guest, The Daily Show (also known as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Global Edition), Comedy Central, 2005.

Television Producer; Episodic:

"Terminal Count: What It Takes to Make the Space Shuttle Fly," CNN Presents, 2001.

Television Producer; Other:

Swords to Plowshares: The Price of Peace (special), Cable News Network, 1993.

Also writer for the series CNN Science and Technology Week, Cable News Network.

WRITINGS

Television Episodes:

"Terminal Count: What It Takes to Make the Space Shuttle Fly," CNN Presents, 2001.

OTHER SOURCES

Electronic:

CNN Online,http://www.cnn.com, September 13, 2006.

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