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Benita Zahn co-anchor s NewsChannel 13 Live at 5 and 6 with Jim Kambrich. She is also the health reporter, covering issues including wellness, treatment breakthroughs, aging, nutrition and the latest health care trends. She also co-produces and hosts "Health LINK" Thursday nights on WMHT.
Benita's work has garnered her numerous awards, including being named one of the 100 Women of the Century by the Albany-Colonie Chamber of Commerce, the Arthur Kapner Spirit of the Chamber Award, a three-time Emmy nominee, NYS Broadcasters award recipient, Gold Medal and Bronze Medal - New York Festival's International Television, the Distinguished Communicator Award from American Women in Radio and Television, 1997 YMCA Citizen of the Year, the NYS Health Education Week Award, media awards from the American Cancer Society, the American Lung Association and the American Heart Association.
Benita has also covered numerous national political conventions, the inauguration of President Barack Obama, the aftermath of 9/11, Hurricane Katrina and the Unabomber trial.
Benita has a masters of science degree in bioethics from Albany Medical College/Alden March Bioethics Institute and is pursuing her doctorate.