Claudia Cowan

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Claudia Cowan
BornClaudia Lynn Cowan
1963/1964 (age 54–55)
Residence Mill Valley, California, United States
Alma mater University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Los Angeles
Occupation Television news reporter
Television Fox News Channel
Spouse(s)Steve Baker()
Children 2
Parent(s) Barbara Rush and Warren Cowan

Claudia Lynn Cowan [1] (born c. 1963–1964 [1] ) is a news reporter for the Fox News Channel.

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Early life and education

Cowan is the daughter of actress Barbara Rush (who also attended UC Santa Barbara) and publicist Warren Cowan, co-founder of Rogers & Cowan, a worldwide public relations firm. [2] She attended the University of California, Santa Barbara prior to graduating from the University of California, Los Angeles. [3]

Barbara Rush actress

Barbara Rush is an American actress. In 1954, Rush won the Golden Globe Award as most promising female newcomer for her role in the 1953 American black-and-white science fiction film, It Came From Outer Space. Later in her career, Rush became a regular performer in the television series Peyton Place, and appeared in TV movies, miniseries, and a variety of other programs, including the soap opera All My Children, as well as starring in films including The Young Philadelphians, The Young Lions, Robin and the 7 Hoods and Hombre.

Warren Cowan was a prominent American film industry publicist. From 1950 to 1992, he was a co-founder and named partner in Rogers & Cowan, the world's largest publicity firm; he established his own firm Cowan & Associates in 1994. At the time of his death, he was described as "one of Hollywood’s most powerful and innovative publicists", known for his creative use of independent publicity.

Rogers & Cowan is a global marketing and public relations agency. A division of the Interpublic Group of Companies, the company is based in Los Angeles, with offices in New York, Miami, and London.

Career

She began her career at KTTV-TV (FOX) in Los Angeles, where she worked her way up from being a messenger to an on-air reporter. She then moved to KMST-TV in Monterey, California as a desk assistant, and worked her way up to reporter, anchor of the noon news, then co-anchor of the weekend evening news where she also spent time producing and editing. From there, she spent seven years at KOVR-TV13 (CBS) in Sacramento, California, covering breaking news and state politics, and anchoring the morning and midday newscasts. In 1995, she moved to KRON-4 (NBC) in San Francisco to report for the evening news.

Los Angeles City in California

Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in California and the second most populous city in the United States, after New York City. With an estimated population of four million, Los Angeles is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. The city is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, Hollywood and the entertainment industry, and its sprawling metropolis.

Monterey, California City in California, United States

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Sacramento, California State capital and city of California, United States

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In April 1998, she was hired by the newly launched Fox News Channel, as their Bay Area correspondent. While reporting on the 2014 Isla Vista shootings on a May 26, 2014 Fox News newscast, she says she went to UCSB where the shootings occurred.

Personal life

Cowan is married to sports agent Steve Baker. [4] They reside in Mill Valley, California and have twin children, Ben and Sabrina. [5]

Mill Valley, California City in California, United States

Mill Valley is a city in Marin County, California, United States, located about 14 miles (23 km) north of San Francisco via the Golden Gate Bridge. The population was 13,903 at the 2010 census.

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