Alma Dale Campbell Brown was born June 14, 1968, in Ferriday, Louisiana. Brown attended Louisiana State University before transferring to and graduating from Regis University with a bachelor’s degree in political science. After graduation Brown spent a year in the former Czechoslovakia teaching English. Brown began her career as a broadcast journalist at KSNT-TV the NBC affiliate in Topeka, Kansas. Brown then worked at WWBT-TV in Richmond, Virginia, WBAL-TV in Baltimore, Maryland, and WRC-TV in Washington D.C. Brown eventually became a White House correspondent for NBC during the 2000 election and was a substitute anchor on NBC Nightly. In 2006 Brown and her NBC correspondents won an Emmy Award for their coverage of Hurricane Katrina. In 2006 Brown married Dan Senor, a FOX News Analyst and private equity advisor, and together they have two children. In 2007 Brown moved from NBC to CNN and began hosting the CNN Election Center, which was renamed to Campbell Brown after the elections. In 2010 Brown resigned citing poor ratings as the reason of her departure.
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