Michelle Miller is an award-winning CBS News national correspondent based in New York, reporting for all CBS News broadcasts and platforms. Her work regularly appears on the "CBS Evening News," "CBS This Morning" and "CBS Sunday Morning." She joined CBS News in 2004.
Miller won a national Emmy award in 2015 for her multi-platform series following a group of high school dropouts trying to turn their lives around at the National Guard's Sunburst Youth Challenge. The series was prominently featured on the "CBS Evening News." Miller has also been honored with a Radio and Television News Directors Association's Edward R. Murrow Award and two National Association of Black Journalists' Salute to Excellence awards. She was voted Woman of the Year by the National Sports Foundation, and in 2014, TV Week named Miller as one of the "12 to watch in TV news." Miller contributed to CBS News' duPont-Columbia award-winning coverage of the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012.
Miller earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Howard University and studied abroad in Kenya and Tanzania. Miller also holds a master's degree in urban studies from the University of New Orleans.
Her career in broadcast and print journalism includes work at the Los Angeles Times, the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, WWL-TV in New Orleans, WIS-TV in Columbia, S.C., the Orange County Newschannel and ABC News Nightline in Washington, D.C. Miller also taught journalism and mass communication courses at Dillard University in New Orleans.
Miller is a member of the Board of Advisors at Hampton University's Scripps Howard School of Journalism and the Greater New York Chapter of the Links, Inc. She is a founding member of the Women's Leadership Initiative for the United Way of New Orleans and has served on the March of Dimes National Communications Advisory Council.
Miller has also participated in the Poynter Institute, was a Hitesman Lecturer at Louisiana State University's Manship School of Mass Communication, a guest panelist for the Annual H. Naylor Fitzhugh Conference at the Harvard Business School and a guest speaker for the National Model UN Program. She has spoken at several colleges including Drew University, Howard University, Wellesley College, Stony Brook University, Southern University at New Orleans and Loyola University.
Miller is married to National Urban League President Marc H. Morial, with whom she has two children.