FORA.tv Speaker - Star Jones

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Biography

Star Jones, the former New York City homicide prosecutor, Emmy-nominated TV host and best-selling author, has worked in television for over 20 years; offering a fresh perspective to the day’s most talked about crime and justice, political and sociological issues from the worlds of news, entertainment, politics and pop culture. Star is best known to television viewers as a co-host of ABC’s The View for nine years and as the go-to Legal Correspondent/Analyst who has covered and provided commentary on every major legal story of the last 20 years. Star can presently be seen on NBC's Today Show as the veteran legal analyst and as Co-Host of "Today'sProfessionals," the runaway hit commentary team of heavy hitters in the worlds of business, medicine and law.

Star is an accomplished author who has written two best-selling non-fiction books. Star's third book, “Satan’s Sisters,” a fictional account of the behind-the-scenes of a daytime talk show, is being developed into a network television series by Vh1. Star is also heavily involved in professional, philanthropic and civic organizations. She is a prolific fundraiser for the Democratic party and has served as a surrogate for the last six Presidential elections. As the national spokeswoman for the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), Star is the face of the largest (over 400,000 women) professional women's networking organization in the United States.

This attorney, television personality, former prosecutor, political insider, philanthropist and best selling author; can now add Survivor and Heart Health Advocate to her impressive list of credentials. In 2010, Star underwent successful Open Heart Surgery and is now the American Heart Association’s National Volunteer utilizing her name, voice, time and international media platform to champion Heart Health in America in a effort to combat cardio-vascular disease, the nation's number one killer.

For more information on Star Jones follow her on Facebook and Twitter @StarJonesEsq.

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Star Jones Talks Justice with Trayvon Martin's Mother

03.05.13 | 01:05:21 min | 0 comments