JIM MORET is Chief Correspondent for INSIDE EDITION, based in the Los
An attorney, Moret reported extensively on the Scott Peterson double
murder trial and filed daily reports on the Michael Jackson child
molestation trial, for which he also served as a legal analyst for many
broadcast and cable networks. In addition to his work for the
newsmagazine, Moret has appeared as a guest on more than 250 cable news programs, offering his expertise on newsworthy issues.
Moret has covered several high-profile trials, including the Anna Nicole
Smith paternity hearing as well as the Paris Hilton DUI trial. In
addition, Moret has conducted jailhouse interviews with convicted
murderer Susan Polk and continues to follow the Phil Spector trial,
obtaining exclusive footage and interviews of Spector and his assistant.
Moret also has an extensive 20-year resume covering entertainment news.
He has covered numerous premieres and celebrity stories for Inside
Edition, as well as all the major entertainment events including the
Emmys, Golden Globes and the Academy Awards.
Before joining Inside Edition, the veteran journalist was with CNN for
nearly a decade, serving as co-anchor of the long-running Showbiz Today,
as well as co-anchor of CNN's main newscast, The World Today, and anchor
of CNN's NewsNight.
Moret anchored many breaking news stories and live events during his
tenure at CNN, including the terrorist bombing of the USS Cole and the
2000 Democratic National Convention. He also guest-hosted Larry King
Live numerous times and was permanent guest host of CNN's legal affairs
show, Burden of Proof. Moret also served as chief anchor for CNN's
gavel-to-gavel coverage of the O.J. Simpson criminal trial, and anchor
and analyst for Simpson's civil trial.
After leaving CNN, Moret hosted a series of specials for ABC-TV, and,
for three years, co-hosted the Academy Awards pre-show for the network.
He was also guest anchor on the KTLA Morning News in Los Angeles, and on
Fox 5's Good Day New York.
Moret began his television career at KABC-TV as a legal and general
assignment reporter. He then worked as a reporter for KCBS-TV and
eventually was named anchor of the station's morning newscast. He moved
to 20th Television's Personalities as senior correspondent, before
co-hosting EDJ-Entertainment Daily Journal.
Moret was a visiting professor at UCLA, where he taught a course in the
Department of Communications. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and