About "New Day"

It's a “New Day" at CNN – and a new morning show. Hosted by Chris Cuomo and Kate Bolduan, with Michaela Pereira as news anchor. It is broadcast live from CNN’s studios in New York City and airs weekdays from 6-9:00 am ET.

New Day Hosts

Chris Cuomo

Cuomo is co-host of “New Day.” Since joining the network in February 2013, he covered the Boston Marathon attacks, 2013 State of the Union, papal resignation and conclave and Christopher Dorner manhunt.

Previously, Cuomo was the co-anchor of “20/20,” the Emmy Award-winning ABC Newsmagazine, and Chief Law and Justice Correspondent for ABC News. Cuomo’s investigative efforts were also a corner stone of ABC News’ “Gets Answers” series.

From September 2006 – December 2009, Cuomo was the news anchor for “Good Morning America,” serving as the primary reporter on all breaking news stories.

Cuomo’s reporting and investigations have been recognized with dozens of journalism awards, including multiple Emmy nominations and awards for his investigative reporting and news coverage.

Before joining ABC News, Cuomo was a correspondent for the Fox News Channel and Fox Broadcast Network’s “Fox Files.” He also served as a political policy analyst. Prior to Fox News, Cuomo practiced law and worked in structured finance. MORE

Kate Bolduan

Kate Bolduan is co-host of “New Day.” Previously, Bolduan co-anchored “The Situation Room” with Wolf Blitzer and contributed to America’s Choice 2012. She also served as one of CNN’s congressional correspondents, covering the activities of the U.S. House and Senate.

Previously, in her role as a general assignment correspondent, Bolduan covered a wide-range of stories including the 2009 Christmas Day bombing attempt, gun rights in McDonald v. City of Chicago, and religious freedom in Salazar v. Buono.

Bolduan joined CNN in 2007 as a national correspondent for CNN Newsource, providing breaking news coverage and feature reports for more than 800 CNN Newsource affiliates.

Before joining CNN Newsource, Bolduan was a general assignment reporter for WTVD-TV in Raleigh, N.C. She began her television career as a production assistant for NBC News and MSNBC in Washington D.C. MORE

Michaela Pereira

Michaela Pereira is the news anchor for “New Day.”

For nine years, Pereira was the co-host of “KTLA Morning News,” Los Angeles’ number one rated morning newscast. During this time, this program won nine Emmy Awards for “Best Regularly Scheduled Daily News” and one for KTLA’s live coverage of the Rose Parade. In addition, Pereira has been awarded with three Radio & TV News Association Golden Mike Awards.

Prior to KTLA, Pereira was anchor of the technology news program “TechLive” on TechTV in San Francisco in 2001. In 1999, she was the guest host and internet correspondent of Buena Vista’s “Ebert & the Movies.” Before that, she hosted “Internet Tonight” on ZDTV. Pereira made her news television debut in 1993 on Canada’s CHEK-TV in Victoria, B.C. as a beat reporter and host of a magazine program.

Pereira is also active in several community organizations working with at-risk children and teens. She served as a member of the board of directors for the Long Beach Boys and Girls Club; an advisory board member of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), supporting children in foster care; and co-chair of the advisory board of Optimist Youth Home, providing services for troubled youth.

Pereira is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. MORE

Victor Blackwell

Victor Blackwell joined CNN August 2012 as an anchor and correspondent based in the network’s headquarters in Atlanta, GA. Blackwell anchors New Day and CNN Newsroom Saturday.

Blackwell has reported on-the-scene for CNN on many breaking news stories, including his exclusive reporting on the death of Georgia teen Kendrick Johnson, George Zimmerman trial and troubles after the verdict, the Alabama child hostage standoff, Colorado wildfires, Superstorm Sandy recovery. He reported from a boat alongside the Carnival Cruise ship “Triumph” that was stranded at sea.

Blackwell comes to CNN from WPBF 25 News in West Palm Beach, Fla., where he served as an anchor for the 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts. He has been honored with an Emmy award, several regional Emmy nominations, two Telly awards, several Associated Press awards and honors from the Society of Professional Journalists. He also earned the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award and the UNITY Award, both from the Radio Television Digital News Association, for a special report on the disproportionate drop out rate amongst young black men. MORE.

Christi Paul

As an anchor for CNN New Day Weekends & a correspondent/anchor for HLN, Christi Paul gets to the heart of the day’s most compelling news stories and trials.

She’s covered President Obama’s 2nd Inauguration in Washington, DC, was on the news desk walking viewers through the first 5 hours of the Newtown, CT school shootings and the Virginia Tech shooting as well as anchoring extensive coverage of Hurricane Sandy, several presidential elections and court cases such as the Casey Anthony, Warren Jeffs, Drew Peterson and Dr. Conrad Murray trials.  And she recently secured an exclusive interview with Vice-President Joe Biden, talking about his motivation to combat domestic violence as well as addressing the issues with Obamacare.

She’s a wife and mother of 3 daughters and as such, has a passion for helping children and teens. She serves on the National Advisory Council for the One Love Foundation in honor of Yeardley Love, the University of VA Lacrosse player beaten to death by her boyfriend, and is also involved with Girl Talk Inc, an organization where high school girls mentor middle school girls to help build self-esteem and combat bullying.

Tired of simply having to tell viewers news stories about children who are missing, Christi took action to help, founding “Find Our Children”… a partnership with The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in Washington, DC.  HLN features a segment about a missing child, asking viewers to help find them and to date, 35 of the children they’ve profiled have been brought home safe and sound. In 2012 NCMEC honored Christi with their prestigious Hope Award…an award she shares with past winners such as former Secretary of State Colin Powell, then-Senator Joe Biden and actor Ben Affleck. MORE.