Sunny Hostin, Attorney and multi-platform journalist


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Attorney and multi-platform journalist Sunny Hostin is a CNN Legal Analyst.

Sunny joined CNN in September 2007 as the Legal Analyst for CNN’s American Morning, where she became known for her in-depth analysis of headline grabbing trials and legal issues.

Sunny created, wrote and co-produced her popular weekly segment, Sunny’s Law, which answered viewer questions on various topics including homeowner’s rights when faced with foreclosure, how to survive a police encounter, and who gets the ring after a broken engagement.

Before joining CNN, Sunny could be seen on the Fox News Channel, where she was seen weekly on The O'Reilly Factor's "Is It Legal?" segment, sparring with Megan Kelly and Bill O’Reilly on various provocative issues and high-profile cases... [ more ]

In The News:

The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore: "Ferguson Police Report"

Comedy Central | March 5, 2015 - Sunny Hostin, Phillip Agnew, Michael Skolnik and Godfrey discuss the disturbing findings from a Department of Justice's report on the Ferguson, MO, police department... [ more ]

Sunny Hostin's Thoughts on the New Civil Rights

ESSENCE Magazine | February 2015 - ESSENCE Magazine's historic February cover puts the spotlight squarely on the topic of our day. Sunny Hostin made the cover as a thought leader on the new civil rights... [ more ]

A Matter of Trust: Will Protests Lead to Change?

Naked Justice | December 8, 2014 - Join Sunny Hostin and Joey Jackson for a frank discussion on race and justice on Special Report: A Matter of Trust on HLN... [ more ]

Police Smash Window, Taser Man

CNN Newsroom | October 7, 2014 - Watch this disturbing video of police officer smash a car window and taser the passenger after a routine traffic stop. Sunny weighs in... [ more ]

Cover Story, Diversity Woman, Fall 2014: "Sunny Hostin, CNN's Legal Eagle"

Diversity Woman Magazine | Fall 2014 - Sunny Hostin is on the cover of the Fall 2014 issue of Diversity Woman magazine. Find out how a biracial kid from the Bronx became CNN's trusted legal analyst... [ more ]

A Conversation with Authors Ilyasah Shabazz and Kekla Magoon, Moderated by CNN’s Sunny Hostin

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - Please join us for a very special book launch event celebrating the release of "X, A Novel" with authors Ilyasah Shabazz and Kekla Magoon. In conversation with CNN's Sunny Hostin. [ more ]

Video Recorded Moments After the Michael Brown Shooting

AC360 | September 10, 2014 - Anderson Cooper discusses the newly obtained video capturing the reactions of two men who witnessed the shooting of Michael Brown with legal analysts Jeffrey Toobin and Sunny Hostin... [ more ]

'The View' Tests 9 New Co-hosts, Sunny Hostin Is Current Front-Runner

August 7, 2014 - Nine potential hosts were selected to participate in chemistry tests for the new panel of The View, and it's already clear that CNN's Sunny Hostin is one of the obvious front-runners for the new mix... [ more ]

I, Too, Left My Child in a Hot Car

CNN | June 26, 2014 - I left my daughter in my car on a hot summer day. It was in July 2007, and I remember that day as if it were yesterday... [ more ]

Sunny Hostin Announces "Making The Case" on The View

The View | March 4, 2014 - Sunny Hostin announces new CNN Show, Making The Case, on The View. Making The Case debuted on March 10th at 10:30... [ more ]

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