Maria Sansone is the co-host of "Good Day LA" and "FOX 11 News at Noon" at KTTV FOX 11 in Los Angeles.
Most recently, Sansone was a field reporter for WNBC 4 New York, appearing daily on “LX New York.” She hosted the nationally syndicated travel show, "LXTV 1st Look" on NBC, as well as the reality competition series, “On the Rocks: Search for America’s Best Bartender” and “The Match Off” on NBC. Maria was also a correspondent for TV Guide Network and led the channel’s live coverage of the Emmy’s, Grammy’s and Academy Awards.
Maria has contributed to “Access Hollywood,” “EXTRA,” ABC’s “On the Red Carpet,” CBS Sports, NESN, ESPN. She has appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Good Morning America,” “The CBS Early Show” and “Dateline NBC". She was also a VJ for MTV Networks and hosted web sensation, "The 9" on Yahoo. Earlier in her career Maria hosted “Gladiators 2000” with Ryan Seacrest and hosted her own show on ABC called “Wide World of Sports for Kids”.
She was discovered by then WJET-TV 24 reporter Mike Gallagher when he interviewed her for winning a kid’s slam-dunk contest in Erie, Pennsylvania. By age 11, she was hosting WJET’s sports segment called "Down to Size," which appeared weekly on the station. While there, she interviewed sports legends like Michael Jordan, Tommy Lasorda, Jim Kelly of the Buffalo Bills, and Bill Cowher of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Later, she served as a sideline reporter for “The Little League World Series” on ABC, which earned her the title, “Youngest Reporter in the History of Network Television.”
Maria graduated from The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Television, Radio and Film and a minor in Political Science.
She currently lives in Los Angeles, CA with her husband and their dog, Ralphie.