Katrina Szish is an American television host and correspondent. She is currently a Lifestyle Contributor for CBS News’ The Early Show, a correspondent for TBS, and a regular guest on The View, Showbiz Tonight, and VH-1. Szish has been the exclusive correspondent for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City, and she is a red carpet regular at the Oscars, where she provides commentary for multiple networks.
Szish grew up in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania and graduated with honors from Harvard with a degree in English Literature.
Shortly thereafter, she moved to New York City and landed a writer/editor title at VOGUE, where she penned monthly trend columns and features. She then scored a Senior Editor role at GQ; after two years she moved on to pursue her passion for broadcast journalism and was named National On-Air Correspondent for Us Weekly and later held a similar role at InStyle.
Szish is a well-rounded journalist who has racked up airtime, titles and bylines at some of the world’s most respected broadcast and cable networks, magazines and websites.
She was an anchor for ABC News Now and ABC News on MTV-U and a columnist for ABCNews.com and CBSNews.com. She was also a correspondent, producer and writer for CNN.com, a freelance correspondent for E!, and the co-host of the Food Network’s “Spa-tacular Destinations.” Szish has made frequent appearances on shows such as The O’Reilly Factor, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, Extra, Inside Edition, The Insider, World News Tonight, 20/20, Larry King Live, Live with Regis & Kelly, On the Record with Greta van Susteren, Studio B with
Shepard Smith, Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell, The Wendy Williams Show, Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style and Rocco’s Dinner Party on Bravo.
Szish is also active in the new media space. She is a lifecaster on NonSociety.com and part of the A-list team of hosts and correspondents at FirstComesFashion.com, covering the hottest trends in the celebrity, fashion and design worlds.
Szish is also the creator and producer of "Your 2 Minutes” – an online video series of quick-hit interviews with celebrities, artists, musicians, designers and newsmakers.
Szish’s on-air and online gigs gained eminence among top industry giants, garnering Szish spokesperson roles for brands such as Cindy Crawford’s Meaningful Beauty, eBay, Unilever, Ideeli.com, Bloomingdale's and Ann Taylor. Additionally, Szish travels the country as a public speaker, addressing women and teens on inspirational topics ranging from career guidance to life lessons. She is also actively involved in a variety of animal charity organizations in New York City, where she currently resides.