Meet 'ET's Newest Correspondent Nischelle Turner

by Rosalyn Oshmyansky 4:16 PM PDT, October 29, 2014
Playing Meet 'ET's Newest Correspondent Nischelle Turner

Welcome, Nischelle Turner!

A passionate entertainment news and pop culture enthusiast, Turner joins the Entertainment Tonight team from CNN and says she's both happy and honored in her latest proud Instagram.

I'm official! @etnow #happyandhonored

A photo posted by Nischelle Turner (@turnernews)on

She's also already making big news with her first story here at ET. Turner sat down with Here Comes Honey Boo Boo star Anna Marie "Chickadee" Cardwell to discuss claims that she was molested by Mark McDaniel, the man her mother Mama June is allegedly involved with again.

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So without further ado, we bring you what you need to know about the newest ET correspondent.

First Job: Waitress in her uncle's restaurant in Missouri

Favorite TV Shows: Scandal, Parks and Recreation, Veep and House of Cards

Guilty Pleasures: Watching The Real Housewives series and cooking with some cream sauce

Favorite Hobby: Hitting the gym

Favorite Dance Move: "The Smurf"

What She Listens to: Sports talk radio and country music, old school style, like Randy Travis

Historical Figures She Wants to Meet: Maya Angelou and Nelson Mandela

Most Valuable Lesson She's Learned: Nischelle picked up this valuable from her mother – whom she calls she calls "dope" and her best friend -- "Give of your heart truly, and it will all come back tenfold."

Nischelle also previously worked for KTTV's Good Day LA as well as a sideline reporter for FOX Sports. She began her journalism career at WEHT-TV in Evansville, Ind. in 1998.

We can't wait to see what she has in store for us here at ET!