The CNN and ABC anchors will bring a wealth of experience to the national stage. - From Vox
An anchor on CNN for more than a decade, he moderated many of the debates during the 2016 presidential primaries, as well as many of the town halls featuring one-on-one interviews with the candidates.
(Cooper appeared as a guest on the Today show with his mom, famed fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt.) Cooper’s career from adolescence is more or less a straight line to the upper echelons of the journalism world — Yale University, a correspondent for ABC News, and then the jump to anchor a primetime show on CNN.
The reality is that Cooper is much less likely to be directly combative with Trump than some other journalists.
You want it to be a discussion about the two, and if one is interrupting the other, that tells the audience something, and people can make up their own minds about what exactly that means.” But her career stretches back well before that — from when she dropped out of the University of Utah to work at a local television station to when she covered the Pentagon for ABC in the mid-1990s, plus more than two dozen reporting trips to Iraq to cover the war, according to Cosmopolitan.
She’s got the stories to prove it.