<!-- Commented out because image was deleted: -->Sukanya Krishnan
(Tamil: ஸுகன்யா கிருஷ்ணன்
) (born August 2, 1971) is an Indian-born American news anchor
for the 6-9 am segments of the PIX Morning News on WPIX
in New York City
, paired with John Muller
. She originally joined the WPIX in August 2001, left in late 2003 to become one of the four hosts of the syndicated TV show Home Delivery
, and returned to the WB 11 Morning News (later CW 11 Morning News, now PIX Morning News) anchor chair in 2005.
Krishnan has won numerous community service awards, as well as many others from Indian American
organizations for representing South Asians
in the media. In 2006, Krishnan won her first Emmy
for On-Camera Achievement (News Anchor/Host) from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
(NATAS). She was the first Indian American woman to work in the New York market at a local network affiliate.
Born in Madras
), Krishnan grew up on Staten Island
and attended New Dorp High School, where amongst her classmates was Wu Tang Clan
member, Method Man
In 1993 she graduated from Dickinson College
with a bachelor's degree in Spanish
, and as president of the senior class.
Krishnan's prior experience in the New York news market included a stint at WCBS-TV
, from June 1997 to July 2001 as a general assignment reporter. In 1995 she was an anchor, reporter and producer of the 6 pm and 11 pm news broadcasts at ABC
affiliate WUTR-TV in......