Carol Anne Riddell


Carol Anne is a host and reporter for independent station CUNY-TV, which reaches

more than 7 million households in the New York metropolitan area. She is the host of

Science & U! an award-winning magazine program that explores the world of science,

taking the headlines and information you need and showing its importance in everyday

life. — from technology, research and health to kids, humor and the arts. Riddell is also

a regular contributor to CUNY-TV’s Arts in the City, a monthly look at the lively arts

scene in the New York Metropolitan area.

Prior to joining CUNY-TV, Riddell served as anchor of NBC’s News 4 New York’s 6 and

11 p.m. Sunday evening newscasts. Joining News 4 New York in September 1996,

Riddell also covered children and education, launching “Family Matters,” a weekly

segment on family, parenting and life style topics.

Before joining News 4 New York, Riddell served as reporter, host and anchor at New

York 1 News from 1992-96 where she covered politics, education, investigative and

general assignment stories.

Riddell has garnered numerous awards including three New York State Broadcasters

Association awards. She was part of the News 4 New York team honored with an

Emmy®-award for the 2003-04 series, “What Matters”.

Riddell graduated with a BA from Tufts University, and received her MSJ degree from

the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.