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Monica Malpass

2015 and 2016 Speaker

MONICA MALPASS is co-anchor of “Action News at 5pm.” She joined WPVI-TV/Channel 6 in January of 1988. She is also an anchor of the award-winning political discussion program “Inside Story,” hosts political debates and anchors many public service segments for 6abc. Prior to that she worked as an anchor and reporter at WXII-TV in Winston-Salem, North Carolina; as a reporter at WFMY-TV, in Greensboro, North Carolina; as an anchor and reporter at WCHL-AM in Chapel Hill, North Carolina; and as a reporter for “The Daily Tar Heel,” in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Malpass has had numerous national and international assignments including coverage of every election since 1988. She’s been honored with numerous awards and acknowledgements, including being inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame. She served on the boards of directors at both Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Children’s Seashore House. Malpass earned an M.A. in political science from Villanova University, and a B.A. in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was a Rotary Scholar to the University of Puerto Rico, and has an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Neumann College. Malpass graduated from the Brookings Institution’s “Inside Washington” program. She was also a member of the World Affairs Council. @monicamalpass