Is an Award-Winning Television News Anchor/Host, Attorney, Author and Entrepreneur.
The best man for the job is often a woman. Programming for women and networks run by women are breaking up the longstanding male domination of the industry. This means female executives and female announcers have captured the attention of the media and audiences worldwide.
Cassandra Centeno, Esq.
CEO, News Anchor/Commentator, Attorney and Producer is part of this overdue development in the media, digital and film industry; she embodies the worlds of entertainment, business, finance, law and the media. Her unique style and charisma pulls audiences out of their screens right into the action. Behind the scenes, Cassandra is developing, producing and writing award-winning programming while running several businesses.
international exposure began as a News Anchor at CNN. There, she was the first female anchor of CNN Newsroom, leading the show to be nominated for 9 daytime Emmy nominations. She also anchored CNN Newsnight, CNN Newshour, CNN Newsday, CNN Airport Channel, CNN Sports Radio and CNN.Com. She was also a special correspondent for CNN Showbiz and CNN Newstand Entertainment Weekly.
As an Anchor, she won: The Headliner Award – Women in Communications, The President’s Award and CTPAA Crystal Award Gold Award – Texas Cable Association, ACT Award, National Education Association Award.
As a Legal Analyst,
Cassandra tracks and dissects high profile trials and crimes for audiences around the globe. She is known for her in-depth sports crime profiles. She combines her legal expertise with her sports experience and knowledge from her years as Host & Correspondent at ESPN.
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was the first female host of ESPN: Tuesday Night Fights, where she interviewed the biggest names in news and sports.
She made history and received international attention as the first female analyst in boxing on television. Cassandra has analyzed and hosted numerous championship shows for ESPN, Fox Sports, MSG, and pay per view networks.
is also a programming power. She's produced and hosted numerous "Electronic Field Trips," including: "V-E Day: A 50 th Anniversary Retrospective," in Europe; "Time Machine to Gettysburg," in Gettysburg, PA; "Cable in the Classroom," in Boston, MA; and "Trust in Government Town Hall Meeting," in Lansing, MI.
She also hosted award winning specials such as: TNT's "Never forget with Leonard Nimoy;" "Berlin: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow;" "On a Curve Ball with Phil Neikro;" "PBS/C-Span's "Women's History Special;" The California Channel's "Education Summit;" and Harcourt Publishers Video Series…as well as many others.
In addition to her television career, Cassandra has the distinction of being appointed special political consultant and strategist under two Presidential administrations where she won special awards for work on various projects including the Pan Am Flight 103 trial.
is the author of “The Express Business Lane: A roadmap to starting and running a successful small business.” She guides readers on combining their dreams and talents to find, create and manage their business purpose.
As an entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Cassandra is an investor and supporter of multiple women and minority owned companies.
And there's more…
She is an avid runner and frequently joins professional boxers in mountain runs.
She is in the ring too, sparing weekly as part of her own physical fitness regimen.
Most of all, she enjoys being an hands-on role model for women and girls around the world.
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