Sunny Hostin, Attorney and multi-platform journalist, CNN
Attorney and multi-platform journalist
Attorney and multi-platform journalist, Sunny Hostin is CNN's legal analyst and a contributor for In Session (formerly Court TV) on TruTV.
is also an anchor on ABC News' World News Now and America This Morning.
Sunny joined CNN in September 2007 as the legal analyst for CNN's American Morning, where she became known for her in-depth analysis of headline grabbing trials and legal issues.
Before joining CNN
could be seen on the Fox News Channel, where she
was seen weekly on The O'Reilly Factor's "Is It Legal?
segment, sparring with Megan Kelly and Bill O'Reilly on various provocative issues and high-profile cases.
has covered many of the major legal and political stories of today, including the Casey Anthony
and Conrad Murray trials, Bernie Madoff, Elliot Spitzer, the FLDS polygamy case, the Michael Vick dog fighting ring, OJ Simpson's civil trial, Brittney Spears' custody and mental illness battles, the Duke rape scandal, and many more.
As a Department of Justice
alum, Sunny's deep knowledge of the Justice Department
and its inner workings made her
an invaluable part of the CNN morning team during and after the historic election of Barack Obama.
has published numerous popular and scholarly articles in many outlets on topics including securities fraud, ponzi schemes, sex crimes, crimes against women, foreclosures, and everyday financial legal issues.
has been profiled, featured and quoted in many publications such as Forbes Woman
, Uptown Magazine
, The New York Post
, Latina, and Ebony.
is a highly sought after public speaker known for her
lively and engaging speaking style at corporate and academic events.
As a federal prosecutor, Sunny's prosecution of child sexual predators and work with child sex abuse victims led to her
being awarded with a Special Achievement Award by then Attorney General Janet Reno.
Sunny was also a Managing Director of Business Intelligence and Investigations at Kroll, the world's leading risk-consulting company.