Carol Costello

Co-founder & CEO
Thumbsicle Productions

Loyola Marymount University

Carol Costello is an award-winning journalist and former anchor and correspondent at CNN and HLN. Her distinguished career as a local, regional and national broadcaster spans three decades, covering a broad range of world leaders, events and politics. 

She has won an Emmy for her reporting on the crack/cocaine epidemic, a Dupont for her coverage of the Indonesian tsunami, and 2 Emmy award nominations for broadcast performance and best morning show. Carol also participated in CNN’s Peabody award-winning coverage of Hurricane Katrina and the 2008 presidential election. She now teaches journalism at Loyola Marymount University and serves as the first lady of LMU.