Degree in English and American Literature, Harvard University. Honorary degree, Siena College. Honorary degree, Mercy College.
Producer Second Opinion, reporter Health Week in Review Station KISS-FM, Boston. Associate producer, newswriter Station WBZ-television. Producer NBC News, 1991—1993.
Co-host The Know Zone Discovery Channel. Chief East Bay bureau Station KRON-television, San Francisco, reporter, 1993—1996. Co-host The Site, Nightly News, Weekend Today Microsoft and National Broadcasting Company, 1996—1999.
Anchor, Weekend Today NBC, 1999—2003. Co-anchor, American Morning Cable News Network, 2003—2007. Anchor, special correspondent Cable News Network: Special Investigations Unit.
Board directors Harlem School the Arts. Member of National Association Hispanic Journalists, National Association Black Journalists.
Married Brad Raymond. Children: Sofia, Cecilia, Charlie, Jackson.