Who is Nischelle Turner?
Nischelle Renee Turner was born in Columbia, Missouri USA, and is a broadcast journalist, best known for working as the entertainment correspondent of the show “Showbiz Tonight” on HLN. She also works in the same capacity for the news network CNN. She’s been active in the industry since the late 1990s.
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The Net Worth of Nischelle Turner
How rich is Nischelle Turner? As of late-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $500,000, earned through a successful career in broadcasting. She’s also worked for other news stations including radio stations during her career. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Education and Career
Nischelle grew up in Columbia, and after matriculating from high school enrolled into the University of Missouri, becoming a part of its journalism program. She graduated in 1998, and then started working for the ABC affiliate WEHT located in Evansville, Indiana. After her tenure there, she moved to New Orleans to work with the FOX affiliate WVUE.
In 2004, she was then hired by KTTV Fox 11 as a general assignment reporter, which she did for the next four years while also working on sports broadcasts, serving as a sideline reporter for the FOX Sunday NFL broadcasts. She also did segments for the show called “Dailies”. After her run with KTTV, she then became an entertainment correspondent for the Los Angeles based station KNBC, working with high profile broadcast personalities including analysts Torry Holt and Kurt Warner. She has also done play-by-play of sports with Chris Rose, Chris Myers and Sam Rosen, and covered college basketball telecasts alongside Paul Sunderland.
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Eventually, Turner moved from KNBC to join HLN, which hired her to be the entertainment correspondent of the show “Showbiz Tonight”. The program debated celebrity entertainment news and controversies, at times involving audience interaction through the use of social media as well as through phone calls. The program aired on Mondays with an encore presentation on Tuesday through Saturdays, and was also broadcast in Europe, hosted by AJ Hammer before its cancellation. While working on “Showbiz Tonight”, Turner also worked covering entertainment news with CNN.
One of her recent posts is with the show “Entertainment Tonight”, on which she was announced as a replacement for Rocsi Diaz in 2014. The show, often referred to as “ET”, airs on CBS and is composed of various stories of interest throughout the entertainment industry, including interviews with actors, musician, and other personalities. The program has been running since the 1980s, and it also visit sets, have first looks at upcoming television and film projects. Nischelle is often the host of the weekend edition of the show, alongside Keltie Knight while Nan cy O’Dell and Kevin Frazier are at the helm for the weekday edition. The weekend edition was typically a recap of the week’s news, though it depended on the number of stories coming in at that time.
Aside from her broadcasting work, Nischelle is reported to be very active when it comes to business endeavors, and has invested in several establishments including boutiques as well as beauty salons. She has also done acting work sporadically during her career, beginning with the 2006 series “Torchwood”, appearing during the first season which aired on the BBC, and is a British science fiction show, a spin-off from the program “Doctor Who”.
In recent years, she has appeared in the series entitled “Being Mary Jane”, a drama show starring Gabrielle Union, which follows the professional and personal life of television anchor Mary Jane Paul. It has received positive reviews and a lot of critical acclaim, especially the performance of Union. Turner appeared as a guest in the show in 2014, which is set to end in October 2018. Another project she worked on is the television series entitled “Supergirl” which is focused on the DC Comics character of the same name, starring Melissa Benoist and is a part of CW’s Arrowverse.
For her personal life, not much is known in terms of Turner’s romantic relationships, if any. She has managed to keep that aspect of her life away from the media, though some sources state that she is single. Similar to numerous television personalities, she is highly active online through accounts on social media, with both Instagram and Facebook. She often posts personal pictures as well as videos of her at work or behind the scenes. She also promotes some of her recent projects, and has a personal website that displays recent achievements.