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Maria Sansone

Maria Sansone joined KTTV in October 2012 to co-host the Good Day LA morning show with Steve Edwards weekday mornings from 7-10 AM.

Sansone was a field reporter for WNBC 4 New York, appearing daily on "New York Live." She also traveled the country as host of the Emmy Award Winning, "1st Look" on NBC.

Maria was also a correspondent for TV Guide Network and led the channel's live coverage of the Emmy's, Grammy's and Academy Awards. Sansone has contributed to "Access Hollywood," "EXTRA," ABC's "On the Red Carpet," CBS Sports, NESN, ESPN. She has appeared on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Good Morning America," "The CBS Early Show" and "Dateline NBC.

She was also a VJ for MTV Networks and hosted web sensation, "The 9" on Yahoo. Earlier in her career Maria hosted "Gladiators 2000" with Ryan Seacrest and hosted her own show on ABC called "Wide World of Sports for Kids".

Sansone is thrilled to be joining Good Day LA, saying the show is an institution and to be a part of that tradition is a dream come true!

Maria Sansone was discovered by then WJET-TV 24 reporter Mike Gallagher when he interviewed her for winning a kid's slam-dunk contest in Erie, Pennsylvania. By age 11, she was hosting WJET's sports segment called "Down to Size," which appeared weekly on the station. While there, she interviewed sports legends like Michael Jordan, Tommy Lasorda, Jim Kelly of the Buffalo Bills, and Bill Cowher of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Later, she served as a sideline reporter for "The Little League World Series" on ABC, which earned her the title, "Youngest Reporter in the History of Network Television."

Sansone graduated from The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University with a Bachelor's Degree in Television, Radio and Film and a minor in Political Science.

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  • From Maria Sansone:

    8 Year Old Boy Sends Mom Hilarious Letter From Camp

    8 Year Old Boy Sends Mom Hilarious Letter From Camp

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-06-11 18:01:30 GMT
    Boy writes mom letter from camp....the rest is history. He had me at "Good you pakt me extra underwear. Since I had diyareeya." I can’t tell you how much fun I had transcribing this!
    Boy writes mom letter from camp....the rest is history. He had me at "Good you pakt me extra underwear. Since I had diyareeya." I can’t tell you how much fun I had transcribing this!
  • From Anchor Maria Sansone

    Say 'I Don’t' With A Divorce Party?

    Say 'I Don’t' With A Divorce Party?

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-05-28 19:01:46 GMT
    I guess in an age of “unconscious coupling” I shouldn’t be surprised by the popularity of “divorce parties” but somehow I still am. In the last few years these “freedom fests” have become all the rage.
    I guess in an age of “unconscious coupling” I shouldn’t be surprised by the popularity of “divorce parties” but somehow I still am. In the last few years these “freedom fests” have become all the rage.
  • The Latest Blog From Maria Sansone

    The Sansone & Seacrest Reunion

    The Sansone & Seacrest Reunion

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-05-20 19:08:47 GMT
    As Ryan Seacrest and Randy Jackson gear up for the season finale of American Idol they stopped by Good Day LA last week and it turned into quite the little reunion!
    As Ryan Seacrest and Randy Jackson gear up for the season finale of American Idol they stopped by Good Day LA last week and it turned into quite the little reunion!
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