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- Rachel Smith
Season 42, Year: 2022-2023
Rachel Smith joined the top-rated, seven-time Emmy Award-winning entertainment newsmagazine, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, as a New York based correspondent in 2019 for the show’s 39th season.
Smith previously served as a guest correspondent for ET where she’s interviewed the likes of Rihanna, Ryan Seacrest, Kelly Ripa, Kim Kardashian, Dua Lipa, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie. Smith is perhaps best known for hosting the ABC syndicated weekly series “On The Red Carpet” and as a correspondent for both ABC’s “Good Morning America” and “Nightline.” She was also crowned Miss USA 2007 and went on to represent the United States at Miss Universe 2007 where she placed 4th runner-up.
Born in Panama where her parents were stationed on a U.S. Army base, Smith eventually moved stateside and grew up in Tennessee. She graduated magna cum laude from Belmont University in Nashville with a Bachelor of Science in journalism. During her time at Belmont, Smith interned for Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Productions and later volunteered for a month at her South African-based Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls.
ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT is a multi-platform entertainment news brand, with a cross-screen portfolio that includes the #1 entertainment newsmagazine on television with nearly 4 million viewers daily and a top entertainment news network online, delivering more than 190 million video views per month. ETonline.com averages 20 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S. per comScore, while ET’s social audience reaches more than 70 million U.S. users monthly.
Produced and distributed by CBS Media Ventures, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT is co-hosted by Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner with Rachel Smith, Matt Cohen, Cassie DiLaura, Denny Directo, and Will Marfuggi as correspondents. Erin Johnson serves as Executive Producer with Whitney Wallace and Leslie Kawaguchi as Co-Executive Producers.
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