Meg Oliver

Meg Oliver, also known as Megan Elisabeth Oliver, is a CBS television correspondent and TV anchor. She was born on December 7, 1970, in Birmingham, Michigan.

She currently works for CBS News. CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS. She has been working here since 2015.

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Education and Career:

  • Her childhood name was Megan Elisabeth Oliver.
  • She has earned her BA degree from the University of Montana in 1993 in Journalism.  
  • Meg Oliver worked as an intern in Good Morning America which is a TV show runs on ABC news.
  • She started her career as a reporter and anchor from 1993-95 on KECI-TV in Missoula. KECI-TV is a flagship station of NBC.
  • She had worked with Northwest Cable News in Seattle from 1995-97. She worked here for two years.
  • In 1997-98, she joined WTIC-TV which was a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Hartford, Connecticut, United States.
  • In 1998-2001, she joined WWJ-TV which is a CBS owned-and-operated television station licensed to Detroit, Michigan, United States. She performed the role of anchor and reported for these four years.
  • In 2001, Olive joined KGPE-TV where she worked as an anchor. She worked here for four years i.e. till 2004. WKBD-TV, is a CW owned-and-operated television station licensed to Detroit, Michigan, United State.
  • In 2004, she was nominated for Regional Emmy Award in the category of “Best on Camera News – Anchors”.
  • In May 2005, Oliver joined the CBS Newspath as a freelance reporter in Washington, DC. CBS Newspath is a CBS News’ satellite news-gathering service.
  • She also covered the news for The Early Show which aired on CBS from 1999 to 2012.
  • Olive was named anchor for the show ‘Up to the Minute’ which used to telecast on CBS on weekdays from 1992 to 2015.  

Meg Oliver’s Family:

Apart from being a professional news anchor, she is a family woman too. She lives a happy life with her husband and three children.

Her husband’s name is John Basinger who is a lawyer. She is the mother of two sons and a daughter.

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Meg Oliver: Quick Facts

Full NameMegan Elisabeth Oliver
Date of Birth7th December 1970
Age48 Years
Professional NameMeg Oliver
ProfessionAnchor and Reporter
Currently, Work asCBS Reporter
Birth PlaceBirmingham, USA
GraduationUniversity of Montana
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandJohn Basinger
ChildrenTwo sons & a Daughter

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