(Topic: Substance Abuse) Veteran broadcast journalist and host of the investigative program "For the Record" on TheBlaze TV. - For more than 15 years, anchor Laurie Dhue lived a double life, struggling with acute alcoholism while holding down several high profile broadcasting jobs for Fox News Channel, CNN and MSNBC. Her addiction nearly killed her-- until one day she decided to save her life. She has been clean and sober for more than six years and shares her experience, strength and hope to help shed light on a disease that affects tens of millions of Americans. By overcoming her greatest fear, living without alcohol, Laurie is a testament to the power of determination, willingness, honesty and love. Happy, joyous and free, Laurie is living a life beyond her wildest dreams, thanks to her journey of recovery. Her courageous story will inspire you!
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Laurie Dhue is a New York-based TV broadcaster and media strategist. She is a news anchor and host of the investigative program "For the Record" on TheBlaze TV. Dhue is the Founder and President of her own consultancy, Laurie Dhue Media.
Dhue is the only anchor to have hosted shows on the three primary cable news networks: CNN, MSNBC and Fox News Channel. Dhue spent nearly eight years at Fox News, where she hosted the highly-rated "Fox Report" weekend edition and appeared weekly on "The O'Reilly Factor" and "Geraldo at Large". During her tenure at Fox News, Dhue reported extensively from the Middle East.
Before joining Fox News Channel, Dhue hosted several shows on MSNBC and served as substitute news anchor on NBC's "Weekend Today Show." Dhue began her broadcasting career at CNN, where she became one of the youngest full-time anchors in the network's history.
In her 22-year career, Dhue has interviewed countless international leaders as well as politicians, celebrities and newsmakers. She has covered every major news event since the early 1990s as a writer, producer, reporter and anchor.
A person in long-term recovery from alcoholism, Dhue has worked with the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). She is also a member of the Caron Foundation's New York Advisory Board and the board of the National Youth Recovery Foundation. Dhue travels from coast-to-coast as a recovery advocate, giving speeches, moderating discussions and hosting events on behalf of recovery organizations such as Faces and Voices of Recovery (FAVOR), Caron, Hazelden and The Betty Ford Center just to name a few.
Dhue hails from Atlanta. She received her BA in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was an Academic All-American Varsity Swimmer.