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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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