Tracy Smith (journalist)

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Tracy Smith (born April 7, 1966) is a CBS News correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning, in addition to reports she does for The CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, and 48 Hours. Smith is a former Channel One News anchor and correspondent, she served as both co-anchor of the Saturday Early Show and a national correspondent for The Early Show from August 2005 through May 2007. Smith was succeeded by Maggie Rodriguez.

Early years[edit]

Smith was born in Wyoming, Ohio, she graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science degree from Boston University in 1990. She subsequently earned a master's degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Southern California in 1993.[1]

In April 2015, The Wilbur Award for the best "Television & Cable News: Network or national syndication" was awarded to Smith as correspondent; her husband, John D'Amelio, as producer; and Lauren Barnello, as producer/editor for the CBS Sunday Morning show: "Heavenly Voices."[2]

Personal life[edit]

She is married to CBS Sunday Morning producer John D'Amelio. Smith gave birth to twins, son John Jr. and daughter Gia, on March 19, 2008.