Meet Great Day Washington's hosts

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Great Day Washington is hosted by Chris Leary, Markette Sheppard and Meaghan Mooney.

Leary has previously hosted magazine and pop culture programs with the Discovery Channel and Animal Planet. He's also appeared on ABC's The View as a correspondent from Tech TV. Leary spent 18 years as host of FOX All Access, a syndicated top 40 radio show where he interviewed hundreds of artists. In his free time, Chris is a pilot of single engine aircraft. He is excited to return to the Washington, D.C. area and bring his "gift of gab" and love of storytelling to Great Day Washington.

Sheppard is a D.C. resident with experience as a lifestyle host, correspondent, and contributor. Her national and local credits include NBC's Today Show, VH1, AMC Movie News, and Fox Richmond. Sheppard was also the 4th finalist in Live with Regis and Kelly's nationwide search for a co-host in 2012. Markette's family is passionate about living a healthy, green, sustainable lifestyle. She enjoys growing vegetables and herbs in her backyard with her husband Damon and two-year-old son Wesley.

Joining Leary and Sheppard is Meaghan Mooney as field host for Great Day Washington. Mooney most recently served as lifestyle correspondent for FOX 31 Denver's Everyday Show and KWGN Channel 2's Colorado's Best. Mooney was also host of The Rhode Show at WPRI 12 in Rhode Island. Meaghan stays busy with hot yoga, farmers markets, DIY projects and her three-year old rescue terrier mix, Tilly.


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