Markette working as a red carpet host
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Markette is an Emmy-award winning journalist and host of Great Day Washington on WUSA 9, the CBS station in our nation's capital. She's also author of the inspirational children's book, What Is Light? and the forthcoming My Rainy Day Rocket Ship.


Markette has been featured on top-rated national morning shows, including NBC's TODAY ShowVH1's Big Morning Buzz Live and on ABC’s  Live! with Kelly in the Coast-to-Coast Cohost Search, where she used her digital and multimedia storytelling background to launch a full-scale social media campaign to garner America's hearts and votes, ultimately ascending to become a Top 4 candidate – the youngest and last woman standing in the nationally televised competition. 


Markette is also founder of The GLOW Brands, LLC, a multi-media consulting company aimed at illuminating perspectives around the world. 


Markette earned her master's degree in interactive journalism from American University in Washington, DC and a bachelor's degree in communications from California State University Dominguez Hills.


Live with Kelly
Markette (center) with Kelly Ripa on "Live! with Kelly."



  • EMMY award for TV host & moderator
  • TELLY award for the feature story Go Baby Go
  • CableFAX award for best talk show host
  • THE LOS ANGELES TIMES award for excellence in student journalism.


Published Author:


  • "What Is Light?" 
  • "My Rainy Day Rocket Ship"



  • American University (MA)
  • California State University Dominguez Hills (BA)  



  • French