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Michelle Kosinski
updated 1/14/2008 5:40:01 PM ET 2008-01-14T22:40:01

Michelle Kosinski was named NBC News correspondent in 2005. She contributes to all NBC News properties including "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," "TODAY", MSNBC and CNBC.

Kosinski has covered a variety of international and national stories for NBC News. She reported from Pakistan on the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, and in Europe has covered terrorist threats and attacks in London, Glasgow, and Germany. Kosinski also covered the Alexander Litvinenko poisoning case in London, the Virginia Tech shootings, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and the Utah mine collapse.

Previously, Kosinski reported for WTVJ-NBC 6 in Miami, where she received an Emmy for reporting on immigration issues. She was named 2005 Woman of the Year by South Florida Women in Communications.

Kosinski also did numerous longer-form investigative reports for WTVJ and for WSOC-ABC in Charlotte, N.C., where she had previously been bureau chief and was voted "Best Reporter in Charlotte" by readers of the city’s arts and entertainment magazine. Kosinski began her television career at WIFR-CBS in Rockford.

Kosinski was born in Cinnaminson, New Jersey. She earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Chicago.

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