24 Facts About Arthel Neville


Arthel Helena Neville was born on October 20,1962 and is an American journalist, television personality, and weekend anchor for Fox News, based in Manhattan alongside co-anchor Eric Shawn.


Arthel Neville is the niece of Grammy Award-winning singer Aaron Neville, as well as the cousin of singer Ivan Neville.


Arthel Neville was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, and graduated from St Mary's Dominican High School in New Orleans.


Arthel Neville landed commercials and a small role on the soap opera All My Children before returning to New Orleans.


Arthel Neville enrolled in pre-pharmacy at Xavier University before switching to journalism at Southern Methodist University.


Arthel Neville transferred to the University of Texas at Austin, where she was able to earn a bachelor's in journalism while working as a reporter.


Arthel Neville began her career as a general assignment reporter at KVUE-TV while a junior at the University of Texas at Austin School of Journalism, now known as Moody College of Communication.

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Arthel Neville remained with Extra until 1996 when the program was revamped.


Arthel Neville has appeared on Days of Our Lives, Monk, Girlfriends, Moesha, Cybill, Living Single, and The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.


In 2002 Neville joined CNN to become the host of TalkBack Live with Arthel Neville, becoming the first African-American woman to host her own signature show on the news network.


In 2003 Arthel Neville was recognized by the University of Texas at Austin for her outstanding contribution to broadcast journalism.


Arthel Neville received the Texas Exes' Outstanding Young Texas Ex Award, which is bestowed upon four University of Texas alumnae under the age of 45 who have reached a level of excellence in their respective fields.


Later, Arthel Neville co-hosted Fox's nationally syndicated morning show Good Day Live with Steve Edwards and Debbie Matenopoulos, hosted Celebrity Hobbies on the DIY Network, and served as a correspondent for the 2005 revival of the syndicated news magazine A Current Affair.


Arthel Neville served as guest co-host on The View in the fall of 2006.


Arthel Neville served as a correspondent from New Orleans for the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina for Studio B with Shepard Smith and Fox Report.


Arthel Neville is currently the weekend anchor at Fox News with Saturday and Sunday midday, afternoon and evening newscasts of "Fox News Live," formerly known as America's News Headquarters.


On October 28,2016, Arthel Neville was honored at the University of Texas at Austin as a Texas Exes 2016 Distinguished Alum.


In 2017, Arthel Neville was awarded the Moody College of Communication's DeWitt Carter Reddick journalism award as their first African American female honoree.


Also in 2017, Arthel Neville started projects outside of and in addition to her news career.


Arthel Neville launched her accessories line Arthel Neville Design, featuring handbags adorned with her quotes promoting female empowerment.


Arthel Neville was announced as the host of the show "Sing Like A Star" by Tegna, Inc The interactive, weekly cross-platform singing competition is filmed in Arthel Neville's hometown of New Orleans in conjunction with WWL-TV and debuted September 16,2017.


On May 18,2018, Arthel Neville was the keynote speaker for the commencement ceremony at her alma mater, the Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin.


Arthel Neville was married to former NFL running back Derrick Lassic from 1995 to 1998.


Arthel Neville has been married to percussionist and recording artist Taku Hirano since 2001.