Don Lemon, host of the widely popular CNN Newsroom hits the mark with commentary by Legal Analyst, Holly B. Hughes. The dynamic and hardhitting duo charge into discussion about the week’s latest headline stories each Saturday from 5:30-6ET
With over 100 media appearances Holly Hughes has been qualified as an expert in high profile litigation and criminal procedure with the Cold Case Research Institute of Georgia. She is also a frequent guest lecturer at local colleges, universities and law schools. She has been honored in Madison Avenue’s Who’s Who of Young Professionals.
After ten years with the DA’s Office, Holly Hughes is now in private practice in Atlanta, handling criminal defense and civil matters. Please visit her website: www.hollybhughes.com
Don Lemon anchors CNN Newsroom during weekend prime-time and serves as a correspondent across CNN/U.S. programming. Based in the network’s world headquarters in Atlanta, Lemon joined CNN in September 2006. This year, Ebony named him as one of the Ebony Power 150: the most influential blacks in America.
Lemon serves as an adjunct professor at Brooklyn College, teaching and participating in curriculum designed around new media. He has won an Edward R. Murrow award for his coverage of the capture of the Washington, D.C. snipers. He won an Emmy for a special report on real estate in Chicagoland and various other awards for his reporting on the AIDS epidemic in Africa and Hurricane Katrina. In 2006, he won three more local Emmys for his reporting in Africa and a business feature about Craigslist, an online community.
He earned a degree in broadcast journalism from Brooklyn College. He has also attended Louisiana State University.