Fair Oaks, California, USA
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Joan Lunden (born September 19, 1950) is an American journalist, author and television host. She was the co-host of ABC's Good Morning America from 1980 to 1997, and has authored eight books. She has appeared on the Biography program and Biography Channel.
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Joan Elise Blunden
Journalist, author and television host
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Joan Lunden (born September 19, 1950) is an American journalist, author and television host. She was the co-host of ABC's Good Morning America (GMA) from 1980 through 1997 and is the author of 8 books. Lunden has appeared on the Biography program and Biography Channel.
Lunden was born as Joan Elise Blunden in Fair Oaks, California, the daughter of Gladyce Lorraine (née Somervill) and Erle Murray Blunden, who was a physician. She has a liberal arts degree from Sacramento State University. She also studied Spanish and anthropology at the former Mexico City campus of Universidad de Las Americas. She was a visiting instructor at Montclair State College in New Jersey, where she taught a course in broadcast journalism.
She began her broadcasting career in Sacramento, California, where she worked for KCRA-TV and Radio as co-anchor of the daily noon television news program. She also produced the noon news broadcast and hosted KCRA's television specials.
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Sacramento State University, Universidad de Las Americas, Mexico City, Mexico
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(1998) TV commercial: Claritin Reditabs, (2006) Print ads: the Take It Easy Sweepstakes from McNeil Consumer Healthcare, (2009) TV commercial: Murad anti-aging cream, (2012-present/April 2014) TV commercial for "A Place for Mom", senior living referral service., (2006) Co-hostess, with Hugh Downs, of an infomercial for Steve Scott's "Master Strategies of Super Achievers" personal coaching system., (2008) Hostess of an infomercial for the Murad "Resurgence" skin care system. Also appearing are Lori Klein, Howard Murad and Josie Bissett., 2009) Hostess of an infomercial for the Murad "Resurgence" skin care system. Also appearing are Howard Murad, Josie Bissett and Deborah Gibson.
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In Current Relationship with Jeff Konigsberg
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According to our records Joan Lunden is currently single.
She was married to Michael Krauss from 1978 to 1992.
She also dated Nick Kypreos in 1995, Kevin Costner in 1995 and Bill Murray from 1990 to 1995.
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