Unlikely news correspondents
Unlikely news correspondents. A former victim is transforming her plight into a high-profile media role. Which other news neophytes are both making headlines and reporting them?
Elizabeth Smart
In 2002, then-14-year-old Smart was kidnapped from her home and subjected to nine months of abuse and torture
Eliot Spitzer
The former governor resigned from his post in 2008 after the New York Times broke the story of his illicit behavior
Meghan McCain
This daughter of a major political figure became known for her outspoken opinions on fellow Republican women — including a journalist and another famous daughter.
Brennan LaBrie
By age 10, LaBrie was producing his own newspaper in his hometown
Camille Grammer
This ex-wife of a sitcom vet garnered her own buzz as a reality star
Kim Kardashian
This reality TV star's pending nuptials (to whom?) are now daily headline fodder.
Kelly Osbourne
This daughter of a British rock legend became famous in the States, thanks to a brash reality series.
NeNe Leakes
She's jumped from a cable reality TV franchise to a primetime one and has raised a ruckus on both
Ashley Greene
Teen fans know her from her box-office hit series and her high-profile romance.

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