Alison Kosik

Alison Kosik is known as a journalist and business correspondent at CNN. Her work is based in the New York Bureau of CNN where she reports on the New York Stock Exchange daily. She also covers financial and business news for other CNN platforms.

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Alison Kosik was born on April 28, 1971 in Miami Florida, Kosik finished her high school studies at Nova High School in Miami. She went on to study at the American University in Washington D.C. for her college education. She learned a lot during her higher learning phase and was able to get her bachelor’s degree in Broadcast journalism and Political science. The major areas of study she chose to pursue reflected the type of smart planning she had in her head. She knew what she wanted out of life and was wise to star the path with determination.

In 2001, she was made a Fellow by the Scripps Howard New Media Fellowship at Columbia University. It was a big honor for her and a sign that she was doing the right things for her career.

Broadcasting Career

Kosik began her career in broadcasting at KZTV-TV and the KRIS-TV station, located in Corpus Cristi, Texas. The dry climate of Texas was much different from what she was used to Miami but she adjusted well. She was initially a reporter and anchor in her early career. 

She later moved on to the WPEC-TV/WFLX-TV station located in Palm Beach, Florida as a fill-in anchor and reporter. She was happy to go back to her home state. She now had some experience and was excited to flex her new muscles back on her old stomping grounds.

She has also worked as business correspondent at the digital news site, in Washington D.C. She has covered topics like energy policy, energy sector, and the politics in the energy department from Capitol Hill. She later did a short stint as reporter at Hearst-Argyle Television located in Washington D.C. She later worked for the Sinclair Broadcast Group before joining as investigative reporter for the Specials Department at the WCBS-TV station, located in New York.

Becoming a Star With CNN

Alison build up a lot of good contacts in the journalism industry before she got her big break. Network executives started to pursue her and she eventually joined CNN in 2008.

In an interview with Opportunist Magazine, Alison was asked to elaborate on her experiences with working with CNN. She has worked for almost a decade with the famous news network. When asked about her top memories from her work at CNN, she said, “One standout was when I interviewed Hillary Clinton on the floor of the exchange. It was in September when dignitaries traditionally come and ring the bell to honor the lives lost on 9/11.”

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Last Modified : Jan 5 2019