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Veronica De La Cruz is a Filipino American television anchor formerly with CNN. In July 2010, she appeared as a late night anchor on MSNBC. At the current time, she appears on both NBC and MSNBC, primarily anchoring NBC's Early Today show and MSNBC's First Look. Lately, she has been anchoring MSNBC Live at noon after the departure of Con
tessa Brewer. She also makes appearances on NBC's Today show at the news desk or as a correspondent.
De La Cruz formerly appeared on CNN's Emmy-nominated morning show American Morning from 6am to 9am Eastern time, providing Dotcom Desk information to CNN's early morning viewers. She also substituted as a replacement anchor for CNN U.S. and CNN Headline News. She previously anchored the CNN broadband news service, CNN Pipeline, now CNN LIVE, and was among one of four founding anchors. She became a contributor to their domestic network with the segment "Dotcom Desk", which launched during the 2004 Southeast Asian tsunami. Her contributions to CNN's news coverage include reporting on Hurricane Katrina, working with the Victims and Relief desk, and numerous on-line reports with CNN broadband news. De La Cruz joined CNN in 2003 and in 2007 moved from the network's world headquarters in Atlanta to the New York Offices.