Willow Bay Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Literature cum laude, University Pennsylvania. Master of Business Administration, New York University.
She is currently director of the USC Annenberg School of Journalism and was previously senior editor for the Huffington Post and a special correspondent for Bloomberg Television. She is a former fashion model, represented by Ford Models throughout her career. Bay was often featured in Seventeen magazine, and was the model and spokesperson for Estée Lauder cosmetics from 1983 to 1989.
She served as a correspondent for NBC's Today Show. Bay was a co-anchor of ABC's Good Morning America Sunday for four years and a correspondent for ABC's World News Saturday and World News Sunday. From 1991 to 1998, Bay was co-host with Ahmad Rashad of NBA Inside Stuff.
She was an anchor for CNN, hosting two primetime programs, CNN & Entertainment Weekly and CNN & Fortune, along with CNN’s flagship financial news program, Moneyline. She was a freelance anchor and correspondent for MSNBC and NBC News in 2005 and 2006. Bay was also the executive producer and host of Lifetime Television's Spotlight 25.
At the Huffington Post she served as a senior editor based in Los Angeles. Personal life
Bay attended the all-girls Dominican Academy in New York, and graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover. She then attended the University of Pennsylvania as an undergraduate.
She earned her MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University.
Bay has helped manage the expansion of non-political content and new verticals for the site. In collaboration with Yahoo! News and the Huffington Post, Bay most interviewed Warren Buffett and President Bill Clinton for the Newsmaker series.
Married Robert Iger, October 7, 1995. Children: Max, William.
1991 - 1998
1994 - 1997
1998 - 1999
1999 - 2004