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Joelle Garguilo



Joelle Garguilo is an Emmy® Award-winning entertainment reporter for WABC. A native New Yorker, she began her career in broadcast television 15 years ago at NBC, interviewing hundreds of stars on the screen and stage including Oprah Winfrey, Tom Cruise, George Clooney, Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Jim Carrey, Zendaya, Timothee Chalamet, Julia Roberts, Tony Bennett, Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth, among others.

Throughout her tenure, she held multiple roles across the network. Most recently, she worked as an on-air entertainment and features reporter for “New York Live,” correspondent for “E!” News while contributing at the “Today Show with Hoda & Jenna” and has covered some of the biggest entertainment events of this last year, including the “Oppenheimer,” “Barbie,” and “Mission Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part 1” premieres, the Met Gala, the MTV VMAs and the Tribeca Film Festival, among many others.

As a contributor to the “Today Show with Hoda & Jenna” since 2021, she hosted the special segment “Scoop on the Scene,” an entertainment news segment combining entertainment news and celebrity interviews as well as co-developed and hosted the live and taped segments for “Just the Good News.” Garguilo began her career with NBC News Mobile where she wrote, produced, edited, and anchored human interest, news, and features packages. From there, Garguilo joined the weekend “TODAY” show launching “POPStart” as host and producer, as well as introducing “Orange Room.” Simultaneously, she was reporting for New York Live which included the opportunity to co-host Golden Globes® live pre-show specials and co-host their SNL 40th anniversary special. Garguilo also created “POPSTART EXTRA” for where she wrote, hosted and edited all digital segments.

Garguilo’s talents have earned her two Emmy® Awards, one for the Magazine Program “New York Live Home for the Holidays” and a second for Outstanding Entertainment: Program Features/Segment for New York Live Features/Segments.

In addition to entertainment coverage, Garguilo has a passion for sharing lifestyle, small business, human interest, and “feel good” content. Earlier in her career, she worked as a financial analyst for New Line Cinema.

Garguilo, her husband, and two children reside in New York.

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