| News anchor|| Alison Harmelin|
| University of Southern California, Paris-Sorbonne University|
Alison Harmelin is an American television journalist for CBS News based in the network's headquarters in New York City. Harmelin recently served as a fill-in anchor for CBS News Up-to-the-minute, the network's overnight magazine-style broadcast. She has also served as a fill-in anchor for the CBS Morning News and CBSN, the network's newly launched streaming channel. Harmelin is a correspondent for CBS Newspath the network's 24-hour daily news service. Harmelin also anchors and reports for CBS MoneyWatch and is a frequent contributor to CBS Radio News and CBSNews.com.
Alison Harmelin Wikipedia
Harmelin has covered breaking news for more than a decade including Hurricane Sandy, the aftermath of the September 11th attacks and the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. She reported live from New Orleans during and after Hurricane Katrina. She covered the Collapse of Bear Stearns in 2008 and the impact of the Great Recession on the American people.
Harmelin began her career at NBC News in London, has covered the White House and the Supreme Court in Washington D.C., and worked as a local anchor and reporter at television stations in central Pennsylvania and Philadelphia before moving to New York. Prior to her work in television, Harmelin clerked for a Los Angeles-based law firm. She later worked for then District Attorney of Philadelphia, Lynne Abraham.
In 2003, she was nominated for an Emmy for her investigative series on child sex trafficking on the Internet.
Harmelin was born and raised in Philadelphia. She graduated with honors from the University of Southern California and attended the Paris-Sorbonne University.
Harmelin sits on the committee for New Yorkers for Children (in foster care), and is a Board Member for the Alliance for Lupus Research. She is married to Internet entrepreneur and investor, Samer Hamadeh.