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Nischelle Turner


Nischelle Turner is co-host of the eight-time Emmy Award-winning newsmagazine ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT. She joined ET as a correspondent in 2014 and was named co-host in 2021.

Turner is an award-winning journalist, having won seven Emmy Awards with ET, and often lends her voice to entertainment and political news shows, along with joining their coverage on the Grammys, Golden Globes and Oscars. She was previously a contributor for CNN where she is featured in entertainment segments on “CNN Newsroom,” “New Day” and “CNN Tonight.”  She also hosts and produces CBS’ summer hit series, “Secret Celebrity Renovation,” which began its third season in August 2023.

Turner began her journalism career in 1998 when she joined WEHT as a reporter and fill-in anchor in Evansville, Ind.  In 2000, Turner was a weekday reporter and weekend anchor for WVUE-TV FOX8 in New Orleans. After establishing a presence in news, Turner joined KTTV in Los Angeles in 2004 as a reporter on “Good Day LA” and anchor for “Good Day LA Weekend.” She returned to New Orleans a few months after leaving to cover Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath for “Good Day LA.” Her coverage of the disaster won several journalism awards.

As an avid sports fan, Turner’s passion and knowledge came in handy when she joined “Fox NFL Sunday” as a sideline reporter for national football broadcasts in 2007. She has also covered Major League Baseball and basketball for Fox. In 2009, Turner hosted “Extra on Essence,” an online entertainment show focusing on Hollywood’s most elite stars. Turner also has served as a freelance reporter and host for KNBC.

Turner attended the University of Missouri where she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and broadcast news.

ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT is the #1 entertainment news show on TV with 4 million viewers a night and eight Emmy wins. On digital, ET is #1 for entertainment news video on Facebook and YouTube. ETonline.com averages 26 million monthly unique visits, and ET’s social platforms generate 1.2 billion monthly impressions and more than 352 million video views across all platforms.

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