American television news anchor, reporter, talk show host, and media consultant
Millions of viewers know Faith Daniels for her role as an anchor, host and correspondent on some of America’s most popular Network News and Talk Show programs.
Daniels is also an accomplished media consultant, working with major company CEOs and executives on strategic messaging and delivery skills.
Her work with CEOs includes major national product release announcements; working with strategic business leaders, script editors and television/event production teams. Client companies include: IBM, First Trust, John Hancock, Astra Zeneca, Novo Nordisk, Bloomberg, LeanOnWe and Ruder Finn. Daniels has also successfully envisioned, designed and executed a 1.5 million dollar capital campaign for a national charity.
Her national television broadcast career began in May 1985 when Daniels joined CBS News as the anchor of “The CBS Morning News.” When she joined the program at the age of 28, she was one of the youngest network news anchors ever. In November 1987, she became the news anchor of the re-vamped “CBS This Morning.” She was also a correspondent on “CBS Sunday Morning” and “48-Hours,” for which she won a national Emmy Award and received several nominations.
In 1990, Daniels joined NBC as the “Today Show” news anchor and the anchor of NBC’s “News at Sunrise.” In 1991, she became the first journalist to host her own nationally syndicated daily talk show, “A Closer Look.” Two years later, she moved to primetime by joining the successful NBC news magazine, “Dateline.”
Her network career also led Daniels to cover major international stories from Desert Storm, to the conflict in the former Yugoslavia, to the Olympics.
Daniels has also been substitute anchor on CNN and hosted various syndicated projects. In 2006, she also had a major role in the Barry Levinson film “Man of the Year” with Robin Williams.
Daniels graduated with Distinction from Bethany College (WV) with a degree in Mass Communications. She is an active supporter of the National Council for Adoption, and testified before Congress on the organization’s behalf. Additionally, she served as President of the Board of Trustees for D.E.B.R.A., a national non-profit organization for
20 years. She is now President Emeritus and remains on the Board.