Faith Daniels Biography – Faith Daniels Wiki
Faith Daniels born Faith Augustine, is an American television news anchor, reporter, and talk show host.
She is a graduate of Trinity High School in Washington, Pennsylvania and attended Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia where she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.
Daniels began her media career in the early 1980s, working at WTRF-TV in Wheeling, West Virginia. It was at WTRF where she met her husband, Dean Daniels. She also worked for ABC and CBS affiliates in Peoria, Illinois; WBNS-TV in Columbus, Ohio; and also at WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
She began her national news career when she joined CBS News as the anchor of the CBS Morning News in the spring of 1985. At age 28, she was one of the youngest national news anchors. She joined NBC in June 1990 as the news anchor for Today and became anchor of the now-defunct News at Sunrise. In 1991, she became the first journalist to host her own national daily talk show A Closer Look (which was later renamed Faith Daniels), which aired on NBC at 12:30 ET; among the show’s prominent interviews was with Stacey Koon – one of the police officers involved in the beating of Rodney King – on October 24, 1992.
Daniels had a cameo role in a 1992 Murphy Brown episode as a guest at Murphy’s baby shower along with Katie Couric, Paula Zahn, Mary Alice Williams, and Joan Lunden. She worked at the news magazine Dateline NBC from 1993–1995. In the mid-1990s, she did a series of commercials for the heartburn medication Pepcid AC.
An active supporter of the National Council for Adoption, Daniels no longer works as an anchor, reporter, or host; however, she did return to public view by playing the part of the candidates’ debate moderator in Robin Williams’s 2006 movie Man of the Year.
Faith Daniels Age
She was born on March 9, 1957 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
Faith Daniels Parents
She is the daughter of Steven Skowronski (father) and Mary Skowronski (mother).
Faith Daniels Husband
She is married to her husband, Dean Daniels. She met her husband at WTRF-TV in Wheeling, West Virginia.
Faith Daniels Children
She has 3 children: Andrew Daniels, Alyx Rae Daniels, Aidan Rose Daniels.
Faith Daniels Donald Trump
A 1992 episode of A Closer Look includes footage of financier Jeffrey Epstein, 10 years prior to his conviction as a felony sex offender, attending a party at the home of Donald Trump. Trump is seen grabbing a woman toward him and patting her behind, and Epstein and Trump converse with evident familiarity. In an on-camera interview Daniels conducted with Trump, Daniels objects to being grabbed and kissed by Trump.
Faith Daniels Nationality
She is of American nationality.
Faith Daniels Religion
She is a Roman Catholic.