Joie Chen

Inside Biography


Joie Chen is an American television journalist and an anchor of Al Jazeera America’s flagship evening news show America Tonight. Joie Chen was born on August 28, 1961, in the United States America. Chen has been a Washington-based correspondent for CBS News, Joie Chen spent her childhood in her birthplace with her graceful family. 


Joie Chen earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She is also a member of the Media Board of Advisors, there. In the mean time, she began her broadcast journalism career at WCIV-TV.

Early career

During the year of 1985 to 1991, in Atlanta, Joie Chen worked for six years as a reporter and anchor at Atlanta’s WXIA-TV. Joie Chen began her broadcast journalism career at WCIV-TV situated in Charleston, South Carolina, where she worked in a reporter and producer.


After early career, Joie Chen moved to CNN and worked as a CNN international and for the network’s domestic operations from 1991 to 2001. In the mean time, she participated in the U.S. military operations in Somalia and Bosnia, and she anchored the coverage of the Columbine High School Shooting.

During the 1996 Atlanta games, Joie Chen won an Emmy award for her anchor work covering the bombing at Centennial Olympic Park. At this time, she received the Cable ACE award for Best Newscaster, along with Leon Harris, her co-anchor on The World Today.


Joie Chen worked at CBS News in Washington D.C. from 2002 to 2008, for a White House and Capitol Hill correspondent, and contributed regularly to the network’s long-from program CBS Sunday Morning. Joie Chen anchored the covering of events such as September 11 attacks in 2001, the war in Afghanistan. She was the only minority female to rank among the 50 most visible network correspondents when she worked at CBS.

Branded News Worldwide and Al Jazeera America

During the period of 2008, Joie Chen left daily journalism to become Executive Vice President at Branded News Worldwide, which helps to develop online platforms to deliver news and provide the information to niche audiences. There, she was responsible for helping to develop news and programming models for clients, building and staffing newsrooms, and creating new lines of business. In the summer of 2013, she moved to AI Jazeera America, where she worked in the sole anchor of their flagship news program, America Tonight.

Personal life and affair

Joie Chen has been married to Michael and she has one son named Evan. Nowadays, she has been living with her husband and son in Bethesda. She has a fine net worth of around $8 million.

by Bchrome, 16 Jan, 2017

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