Jill Cordes

Journalist, Person

1969 –

64

Who is Jill Cordes?

Jill Lynette Cordes writes the Fearless Feisty Mama blog for Parents Magazine. She began her television career as a reporter in Rapid City, South Dakota. She became a general assignment reporter for KSFY-TV in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, then served as the morning anchor at KETV in Omaha, Nebraska, and eventually to Minneapolis, Minnesota as a reporter for WCCO-TV. Cordes was one of the original four finalists to serve as co-host to Barbara Walters on The View in 1999. She was host of the award-winning show The Best Of on the Food Network for six years, hosted HGTV program My First Place and appeared in a slew of other shows and webisodes including My First Baby.

She is a graduate of Penn State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism in 1992. She also earned a minor in political science.

Cordes is married to filmmaker Philip Johnston.

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Born
Dec 29, 1969
Pullman
Also known as
  • Jill Lynette Cordes
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Pennsylvania State University
Lived in
  • Brooklyn

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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