Magee Hickey

TV Journalist, TV Personality

1955 –


Who is Magee Hickey?

Magee Hickey is a reporter for WPIX and Time Warner Cable News- NY1 in New York City.

She attended the Convent of the Sacred Heart, an elite, all-girls school in Manhattan, before graduating from Brown University in 1977. She started her news career in 1979 as an anchor at WLNE-TV in Providence, Rhode Island. She moved to New York in 1982 to report at WNEW-TV and later at WABC-TV Eyewitness News. She also worked several years as a reporter and anchor for WNBC-TV's "Weekend Today in New York". She moved to WCBS-TV in 1994 as a reporter and morning anchor before being fired in October 1996 with six on-air colleagues, in an attempt to boost ratings.

She also did work for "She-TV" on the Discovery Channel and hosted "Parent to Parent" and "Real Women" on Cablevision's MetroGuide Channel.

After 9/11, she joined WNBC-TV in New York City, where she worked as a correspondent from 2002-2003. She returned to WCBS in January 2003. In May 2011, she was informed by WCBS that her contract, which was due to expire in July, would not be renewed. Since September 2011, Hickey is a reporter for WPIX news and since July 2013 she is reporter for NY1 News.

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Jun 12, 1955
  • United States of America
  • Brown University
  • Convent of the Sacred Heart

on July 23, 2013


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