Then: Best-known for her work on 'MTV News' and 'The Week in Rock,' Altschul got her start in television working as a reporter and anchor for Channel One News, a news program intended for teens that is broadcast via satellite directly to middle schools and high schools across the United States. Altschul began working at MTV in 1995, and went on to host and produce the celebrated documentary series 'True Life.'

Now: After leaving MTV behind in the early 2000s, Altschul moved on to more prestigious reporting work, first at CNN (from 2002-2003) then at CBS, where she's been a contributing correspondent since 2003. Keep up with Altschul on Twitter.