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.