Who is Shelley Ross? Wiki, Biography, Age, Husband, Kids, Family

Shelley Ross is an Author, Director, Producer, Television and Media Executive, and an Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist. Lately, Shelley Ross accused Chris Cuomo of sexual harassment while she was working as the executive producer at ABC in 2005, and it’s been 16 years now this event took place but now Ross came forward and accused Chirs. Many wondering why Shelley came forward now? Well, she has an answer to that, she said after how Chris responded to the sexual harassment scandal that covered his brother, Andrew Cuomo. In an op-ed for the New York Times, Shelley published this unexpected incident to which Chris stated, “As Shelley acknowledges, our interaction was not sexual in nature. It happened 16 years ago in a public setting when she was a top executive at ABC. I apologized to her then, and I meant it.”

Shelley Ross in an op-ed for the New York Times said “I was at the party with my husband, who sat behind me on an ottoman sipping his Diet Coke as I spoke with work friends. When Mr. Cuomo entered the Upper West Side bar, he walked toward me and greeted me with a strong bear hug while lowering one hand to firmly grab and squeeze the cheek of my buttock,” and then she continued “My husband, who had seen the entire episode at close range. We quickly left.” Later, Ross to the same publication asked Chris Cuomo that “Soon after, I received the email from Mr. Cuomo about being ‘ashamed.’ He should have been. But my question today is the same as it was then: Was he ashamed of what he did, or was he embarrassed because my husband saw it?.” Moreover, Ross said she does not want Cuomo to lose his job “I’m not asking for Mr. Cuomo to become the next casualty in this continuing terrible story. I hope he stays at CNN forever if he chooses,” and added I would, however, like to see him journalistically repent: agree on air to study the impact of sexism, harassment and gender bias in the workplace, including his own, and then report on it.”

Who is Shelley Ross?

Shelley Ross
Mid 60s
Between 1960-64
Will Update

Shelley Ross attended the University of Miami and graduated with a degree. From 1989 to November 1989, she worked as the Writer/Producer at NBC News “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow,” this show was hosted by Maria Shriver, Mary Alice Williams, and Chuck Scarborough. In June 1994, she joined ABC News as Senior Producer and Ross was in charge of primetime coverage of the OJ Simpson trial for all ABC News magazine shows: Primetime Live, 20/20, Turning Point, and Day One and served in that position until Feb 1996, later she worked as Senior Producer Primetime Live in the same company until December 1999. During her tenure she produced Diane Sawyer’s first Emmy-award-winning broadcast: “Murder in Beverly Hills,” the story of the Menendez brothers, then she produced a series of pentagon exposes with Sam Donaldson which resulted in the resignation of the Secretary of the Navy, change in the Navy policy for reporting rape, the institution of the first anti-hazing policy in the Marine Corps and the closure of the Bermuda Naval Air Station.

Furthermore, Ross produced award-winning features on Tracey Gold’s eating disorder, Elizabeth Glaser’s crusade on behalf of pediatric AIDS, and more. From January 1999 to April 2004, Shelley Ross worked as Executive Producer of Good Morning America, she brought together the legendary anchor team of Diane Sawyer and Charles Gibson and during her tenure, Ross added nearly a million viewers and boosted GMA income revenue from $19M to nearly $100M annually. Then, from May 2004 to September 2005, she worked as the Executive Producer of PrimeTime Live. For almost 16 years Ross served for ABC News before jumping to Walt Disney Television as Executive Producer of Creative Development for ABC Networks, she produced David Blaine’s “Drowned Alive,” a week-long live “sweeps” event at Lincoln Center that ended in a live 2-hour primetime special, winning the last half hour of its time slot against the fan-favorite season finale of “24.”

From September 2007 to March 2008, Shelley worked as the Senior Executive Producer for The Early Show at CBS News. From January 2015, Ross is the President of The Cure Alliance where is a non-profit group of over 300 elite scientists, researchers, medical doctors, and innovators from 20 countries, plus those who support their efforts to end suffering by developing cures for chronic, debilitating, and fatal diseases. Besides this, she found and helped launch The Piano Guys in 2012 and his YouTube channel now has over 2 billion views and 6.95 million subscribers.

How old is Shelley Ross?

Shelley Ross is in her mid-60s, there is very little information about her father, mother, and siblings.

Who is Shelley Ross Husband?

During the time of writing there is not much information available about Shelley Ross’s husband, but will be updated in the future.

(Image Source: NYpost, CNN)

Copyright Warning: We put Hardwork into generating High Quality and Original articles. The content published on BiographyDaily.com may not be republished, copied, redistributed either in whole or in part without Acknowledgement or due permission.

Nithi Shetty

Nithi has been instrumental in making sure the content on the site is clear and concise for our readers and she covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

Leave a Comment
Published by