Carol Marin was named NBC5's Political Editor in 2006, covering state, local and national political stories.
An award-winning reporter, Carol has won journalism's highest honors including two George Foster Peabody awards, two duPont-Columbia awards and two national Emmys. The awards cover a wide range of work that includes investigative reporting on political corruption and organized crime and a 20-year documentary project on the challenge of the facially disfigured.
Carol's career began in Knoxville, Tennessee at WBIR-TV and continued at WSM-TV in Nashville where she both anchored and reported.
In 1978, she returned home to Chicago and NBC5 News where she worked as a reporter and anchored the 6 & 10 p.m. newscasts until May 1997. From 1997-2002, Carol was a correspondent for CBS News, working for both 60 Minutes and 60 Minutes II.
In June of 2002, Marin and producer Don Moseley formed Marin Corp Productions, an independent documentary company that has produced hour-long programs for CNN Presents and NewYorkTimes/Discovery.
Carol, in addition to her duties at NBC5, is a political columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times and an interviewer on WTTW's "Chicago Tonight".