Tracy Smith (journalist)

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Tracy Smith (born November 7, 1968) is a CBS News correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning 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 August 1994, Smith married CBS News Sunday Morning producer John D'Amelio. In March 2008, the couple welcomed twins, John Jr. and Gia. 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]


  1. ^ December 13, CBS News; 2016. "Tracy Smith". Retrieved 2020-05-26.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ Religion Communicators Council: "Wilbur Award 2015 Tracy Smith, CBS Sunday Morning" May 3, 2015