2009 Augie’s Quest Champion for ALS Award Recipient
Nancy O’Dell is one of the country’s leading entertainment journalists and TV hosts. She joined “Entertainment Tonight,” the most watched entertainment news program in the world, as co-host in 2011 and was previously the anchor of “Access Hollywood” for 13 years. Oprah Winfrey and Mark Burnett Productions also tapped Nancy as host of one of OWN network’s premiere primetime shows entitled “Your Own Show.” Viewers have also seen O’Dell as host of “Countdown to the Emmys” special on FOX, “The Golden Globes Arrivals Special” and co-host of “The Tournament of Roses Parade” on NBC for 10 years. She was also host of FOX’s New Year’s Eve Special ringing in 2011.
Although O’Dell maintains a busy work schedule, she regularly makes time for philanthropic endeavors. Nancy is a member of the prestigious Leadership Council for Augie’s Quest to Cure ALS, and the National Spokesperson for the ALS Therapy Development Institute. She formed “Betty’s Battle,” in 2009 in honor of her mom.