Brooke Anderson is a Correspondent for Entertainment Tonight.
Brooke previously served as CNN Entertainment Correspondent, Writer, and Producer plus Co-Host of HLN’s Showbiz Tonight. Brooke is an award-winning journalist who was an integral part of CNN’s entertainment coverage for the last decade covering countless events, behind the scenes stories, exclusive interviews and breaking news for CNN, HLN, and CNN International.
Brooke’s final assignment before moving to CBS Television Distribution in 2011 was covering the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate in London. She also collaborated with the CNN Special Investigations Unit on the 2011 documentary Acting Out: The Mel Gibson Story.
She is a veteran of the red carpet and film festivals from Sundance and Cannes to the Oscars, Golden Globes, and Fashion Week. Anderson has coordinated, produced and reported segments with all the top Hollywood newsmakers including George Clooney, Angelina Jolie, Bono, Brad Pitt, and Beyonce. She also joined or a Zero Gravity high flying adventure above Los Angeles to replicate Avatar; reported live from the thick of a rally and march on California’s Capitol by filmmaker Michael Moore and the California Nurses Association; and brought viewers extensive live coverage from Neverland Ranch and Santa Maria over the course of the Michael Jackson child molestation trial.
Other highlights include The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences selecting Anderson for the 2011 Oscar Correspondent Contest’s Blue Ribbon Panel; a pivotal role opposite Russell Brand and Rose Byrne in their 2010 comedy Get Him to the Greek, and The Hollywood Foreign Press Association choosing Anderson to be one of six journalists to present the 2008 Golden Globe Awards.
Additionally, she received the National Daily Point of Light Award for volunteerism from President George W. Bush during his administration.
Anderson graduated with honors from the University of Georgia’s Grady School of Journalism and Mass Communication.