Dallas News Anchor Karen Borta Guest Co-Hosts CBS's THE TALK Today
KTVT-TV, Dallas, CBS 11 News anchor Karen Borta returns to the Daytime Emmy Award-nominated talk show, CBS's THE TALK, as a guest co-host today, June 18 (2:00-3:00 PM, ET; 1:00-2:00 PM, PT/CT), joining hosts Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood at the table. This will be Borta's second appearance on THE TALK. Throughout the week, news anchors from five CBS Owned Stations around the country will be in Los Angeles to serve as guest co-hosts.
During the week of June 16, The Talk will feature the following guest co-hosts:
Monday, June 16: Megan Glaros, Meteorologist, WBBM-TV, Chicago
Tuesday, June 17: Lisa Hughes, News Anchor, WBZ-TV, Boston
Wednesday, June 18: Karen Borta, News Anchor, KTVT-TV, Dallas
Thursday, June 19: Chris Wragge, News Anchor, WCBS-TV, New York
Friday, June 20: Pat Harvey, News Anchor, KCBS-TV, Los Angeles
Borta has received numerous awards for her work, including regional Emmys, Press Club of Dallas Katie Awards and the Association of Women Journalists' Vivian J. Castleberry Award. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington and is a member of the UTA
Alumni Association as well as the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. In 2003, she received UTA's "Distinguished Alumni Service Award." In addition, Borta has been honored by numerous charitable and civic organizations including Mi Escuelita, Cook Children's Medical Center and the Baylor Sammons Breast Center.
Borta is deeply devoted to the cause of finding a cure for breast cancer. Her mother and both grandmothers had breast cancer, and one of her grandmothers died from the disease. Because Borta has two daughters of her own, finding a cure is especially important to her. She was honored for her work in the fight against breast cancer with the Macy's "Heart and Soul Award" in 2000 and the inaugural Strasburger "Commitment to the Cure" award in 2005. Borta has served as an honorary co-chair for both the Komen Dallas Race for the Cure and the Komen North Texas Plano Race for the Cure. Also, she has supported, since their inception, the survivors' luncheon sponsored by the Joanie Hatcher Memorial Survivors Endowment Fund and the Celebrating Women luncheon presented by the Baylor Sammons Breast Center.
Borta and her husband, Jim, have three children, Jake, Katie and Kylie. She is a soccer mom and is actively involved at her children's school. She enjoys playing tennis and reading.
CBS's THE TALK, recently nominated for five Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Talk Show-Entertainment and Outstanding Talk Show Host, features a panel of well-known news and entertainment personalities who examine current events, pop culture, contemporary issues, family, celebrity and the trending topics of the day. The daily one-hour series is hosted by Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood. The hosts swap stories, challenge each other on issues and engage the studio audience and viewers at home about events in the headlines and their own homes. Show segments include guest interviews with entertainers and newsmakers, musical performances, how-to demos and appearances from extraordinary people with stories that engage and inform. The show was developed by Gilbert, who also serves as executive producer.
CBS Daytime has been #1 in the daypart for 27 consecutive years, featuring a balance of dramas, game shows and talk. Recently, CBS led the 2014 Daytime Emmy Nominations with 60 nods. The #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, received 26 nominations, more than any other show. CBS received more nominations than any other network. In addition, The Bold and the Beautiful received 18 nominations, LET'S MAKE A DEAL received three and network television's longest-running game show THE PRICE IS RIGHT received two nominations.
RATING: TV14-DL (Rating may change on day of broadcast due to specific subject matter.)
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