5 Hottest Women in Broadcast Journalism

Gone are the days when a woman’s role on the nightly news was relegated to looking sexy while talking about the weather. (Hell, gone are the days of the “nightly news,” even—now we have the “news cycle.”) And rightly so! Women are every bit as competent as men when it comes to interpreting and conveying information. But even as we have watched proud pioneers like Katie Couric take the anchor chair, and even as the ranks of female field reporters grow ever deeper, we have to be honest with ourselves: there are newswomen out there so hot that not acknowledging their less-analytical attributes would be newsworthy in and of itself.

5 Lauren Sanchez

If you don’t mind a slight lack of substance and more than a little surgical enhancement in your female journalists, then Lauren Sanchez is the journalist for you! She is an Emmy-nominated reporter who has appeared on shows ranging from Good Day LA to Larry King Live to So You Think You Can Dance. She has also acted in several huge Hollywood movies and on popular TV shows. Clearly Sanchez’s MO is more focused on celebrity and popular culture than hardnosed journalistic endeavor, but she does indeed have newswoman cred, and indeed she is easy on the eyes.

4 Erin Burnett

Frankly, we’re not sure Erin Burnett quite deserves her own primetime show, but we are sure that she’s hot. Maybe there is a correlation there, we don’t know, we’re not conjecturing, we’re just talking, here. Burnett was in finance before the start of her journalistic career, which saw her featured on Bloomberg TV, NBC, and facilitating production of plural documentary films before joining up with CNN. Her skills as an anchor are occasionally shaky, with her sometimes missing the tone of a story, but… whatever: she’s pretty good, and she’s pretty hot.

3 Lara Logan

Ms. Logan not only looks great, but even sounds it, too: her soft South African accent makes everything she says that much sexier. And considering she is one of the lead correspondents for the juggernaut of a news program, CBS’s 60 Minutes, it’s a voice many around the world know well. In addition to being a pretty woman with a lovely voice, Lara Logan is also a brilliant and fearless reporter, covering issues ranging from unrest in Egypt to the War in Afghanistan. She has won multiple awards during her two decades of superlative journalism.

2 Abby Martin

Abby Martin is one of those all-too-common journalist/psychedelic artists you hear about these days. It seems like you can’t flip on the news without seeing a journalist/psychedelic artist anymore! Or maybe we’re confused and Ms. Martin is the only person occupying this strange crossroad. But in all seriousness, she’s a breath of fresh air when compared to the entirety of mainstream media in America. She asks hard-hitting questions and isn’t afraid to make her interviewees feel squeamish on her RT show Breaking the Set—all while looking drop dead gorgeous. Though not yet a household name, don’t be surprised when you start hearing more about Ms. Martin and her proactive, no-BS approach to news gathering.

1 Mélissa Theuriau

For the number one hottest newswoman alive, we had to hop across the pond. Sorry ‘Merica, but France’s Mélissa Theuriau is simply stunning. And in fact she has been voted the Most Beautiful News Reporter by dozens of websites and newspapers, and she has become something of a viral internet star. Most impressive of all (beyond her bone structure and soft, flowing hair) is the fact the she is indeed a legitimate journalist and an informed commentator, having obtained plural degrees in communication and journalism and with over a decade of bona fide experience under her belt.

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