Last Updated: 26 Feb, 2023 | Views: 375
Other Profession(s): Journalist, Television Host
Famous For: Co-host on ABC's morning talk show The View
Higher Education: Binghamton University (BA), University of Notre Dame (JD)
Sunny Hostin, a well-known American lawyer, was born in New York City. Asunción Cummings, better known by his stage name Sunny Hostin, is a multi-platform journalist, social commentator, and attorney from the United States. She is a senior legal journalist and analyst for ABC News. In addition, she co-hosts "The View," the channel's morning chat show. Hostin has also worked as a pundit for networks other than ABC, including Fox News, Court TV, and CNN.
Sunny Hostin Career:
Hostin worked as a legal expert for several networks before joining "The View," including CNN, Fox Television, and truTV.
Hostin also worked as a legal correspondent for ABC News, covering notable cases like the O.J. Simpson murder trial. A woman of African American descent never held the senior legal reporter position at ABC News until Hostin.
Hostin's experiences growing up in the Bronx and her work as a lawyer and writer are described in the book released in 2020.
Hostin previously worked as a counsel for the US Dept of Justice's Antitrust Division.
Sunny Hostin Achievements and Awards:
Hostin was nominated for a "Daytime Emmy Award" in the "Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host" category alongside her well-known coworkers Joy Behar, Paula Faris, Jedediah Bila, and Candace Cameron Bure.
Recognizing her efforts in prosecuting sex offenders, she received a Special Achievement Award.
Sunny Hostin Personal Life: Hostin is a robust, frank, and independent lady personally. Her spouse and two children reside in Purchase, New York, where they have been married since 1998. She is Catholic, to speak of her religion.