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Ashleigh Banfield


Canadian-born broadcast journalist who hosted the morning hours CNN Newsroom program and anchored Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield. Previously in her profession, she was a bunch of MSNBC Investigates along with a manufacturer of World Information Tonight (ABC). She began her television profession in a Kenora, Ontario place known as CJBN-TV. She hosted Early Begin and proved helpful as an anchor for CourtTV. Her relationship to Howard Gould created two kids: Jay and Ridley. She and Don Lemon both proved helpful as CNN Newsroom presenters.

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Full Name Ashleigh Banfield
Date Of Birth December 29, 1967
Place Of Birth Winnipeg, Canada
Height 1.78 m
Profession Journalist
Education University of British Columbia, Queen's University
Nationality Canadian, American
Spouse Howard Gould
Children Jay Fischer Gould, Ridley Banfield Gould
Parents John Alexander Banfield, Suzanne Elizabeth Holland
TV Shows Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield, Disorder in the Court, American Morning, CNN Newsroom, MSNBC Live, Primetime Justice With Ashleigh Banfield, Open Court
Star Sign Capricorn

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1ABC News correspondent [2011].
2Has a brother who is working in Alaska.
3Children with husband Gould: Jay Fischer Gould (born October 22, 2005 at 6lbs, 4oz) and Ridley Banfield Gould (born May 21, 2007 at 7 lbs, 8 oz.).
4She covered stories on the front lines in Afghanistan when the war on terrorism had just begun, this would have been when the Taliban was still in power.
5She once sang in a rock band.
6She has a bachelor's degree in Political Studies and French from Queens University in Ontario.
7She has her own style of eye glasses, which were featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986).
8Suffered minor injuries in the aftermath of the World Trade Center collapse.
9Did not adopt her trademark eyeglasses look until she moved to the US.
10An accomplished singer, who often performed in Calgary prior to her move to the US.



House of Cards2014TV SeriesAshleigh Banfield
Rise of the Damned2011Ashleigh Banfield
Breaking Bad2010TV SeriesAnchor #1



The Wendy Williams Show2017TV SeriesHerself
Primetime Justice with Ashleigh Banfield2016TV SeriesHerself - Host
Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield2013-2016TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself - Hostess
The Person Who Changed My Life2016TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore2015TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
The Meredith Vieira Show2015TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHerself - CNN Anchor
Inside Edition2014TV Series documentaryHerself
Anderson Cooper 360°2013TV SeriesHerself
Erin Burnett OutFront2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest Host / Herself
Early Start2012TV SeriesHerself - Co-Anchor / Herself - Host
20/20 on ID2012TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent
The Joy Behar Show2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
ABC News Nightline2011TV SeriesHerself
Good Morning America2011TV SeriesHerself - Law and Justice Correspondent
America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back2010-2011TV Series documentary
Disorder in the Court 102009TV MovieHerself - Host
Lisa Bloom: Open Court2009TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest Expert
Disorder in the Court 92009TV MovieHerself - Host
Banfield & Ford: Courtside2009TV SeriesHerself
Disorder in the Court 82009TV MovieHerself - Host
Disorder in the Court: Best of 20082009TV MovieHerself - Host
Disorder in the Court 62008TV MovieHerself - Host
Disorder in the Court 52008TV MovieHerself - Host
Hollywood Heat2006-2008TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself
Disorder in the Court 42008TV MovieHerself - Host
Disorder in the Court 32008TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
Disorder in the Court 2: 20 More Outrageous Courtroom Moments2007TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
Boulevard of Broken Dreams2007TV Series documentaryHerself - Court TV
Disorder in the Court: The 20 Most Outrageous Courtroom Moments2006TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
This Revolution2005Herself
Real Time with Bill Maher2004TV SeriesHerself
Jeopardy!2004TV SeriesHerself - Guest Contestant
The Daily Show2002TV SeriesHerself
Late Show with David Letterman2002TV SeriesHerself
MSNBC Investigates2001TV Series documentaryCorrespondent
MSNBC Reports: A Doctor's Tale2001TV MovieHerself - Reporter
Ashleigh Banfield: On Location2001TV SeriesHost
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2000TV SeriesHerself
Homepage2000TV Series
MSNBC Live1996TV SeriesAnchor (1999-2003)

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Dr. Phil2016TV SeriesHerself
Media Buzz2016TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHerself - CNN Anchor

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MSNBC Live (1996)$200,000 /year

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