Sunny Hostin, Attorney and multi-platform journalist


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Attorney and multi-platform journalist Sunny Hostin is the Senior Legal Correspondent & Analyst for ABC News and co-host of ABC Daytime’s morning show The View.

Previously, Sunny was a legal analyst for CNN where she became known for her in depth analysis of social justice 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:

Teens React To Trump's 'Young Men In America' Comments, Kavanaugh Hearings

Nightline | October 3, 2018 - Sunny Hostin spoke with a group of high schoolers in New York City to get their reaction to the Kavanaugh hearings and Trump's 'young men in America' comment... [ more ]

Sunny Explains: Border Policy Separating Children from Families

The View | June 18, 2018 - Confused about President Trump blaming Democrats for the "law" separating children from families? You're not the only one. Sunny Hostin breaks down the "policy put in place by this administration" that has caused the expanding immigration crisis at the US-Mexico border... [ more ]

#MeToo, Black Lives Matter & Women's March Leaders With Sunny Hostin

The View | February 22, 2018 - #MeToo founder Tarana Burke, Women's March co-chair Tamika D Mallory, and Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors talk with The View's Sunny Hostin about how their movements have impacted millions... [ more ]

'The View' Special Report: Resilience and Struggle to Recover in Puerto Rico

The View | November 8, 2017 - Sunny Hostin reports from the island of Puerto Rico, where people are still struggling to regain normalcy without access to electricity, in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria... [ more ]

National Anthem Protests: Sunny Hostin Uninterrupted

The View | October 13, 2017 - "This notion that athletes shouldn’t be speaking out against social injustice is ridiculous." Sunny Hostin breaks down the national anthem protest and presents her case for supporting athletes who kneel.... [ more ]

Sunny Hostin: Finding Your Real Voice

ESSENCE | May 15, 2017 - I have always asked myself, when thinking about my life and career, What is your highest and best use? It’s a question I think everyone should consider... [ more ]

Clay Aiken and Sunny Hostin Discuss Race Issue, Experience in Charlotte

The View | September 26, 2016 - Sunny went into the heart of the community in Charlotte with North Carolina native Clay Aiken to find out what people are really talking about with regards to race relations in our country... [ more ]

Black Parents on Talking to Their Kids About the Police

ABC 20/20 | July 8, 2016 - ABC News' senior legal correspondent Sunny Hostin and attorney Lawrence Otis Graham share experiences with having "the talk"... [ more ]

Some Airbnb Users Claim Hosts Rejected Them Over Race

Nightline | June 3, 2016 - Home-sharing website says it's working to combat racial discrimination but some users say they were judged by their name and photo... [ more ]

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