Carol Saline is a journalist, broadcaster and author. She
three books: Dr. Snow: How the FBI Nailed an
Ivy League Coke King ,
Straight Talk , and A Guide to Good Health
. In addition
she has co-authored three other books with photographer
Sharon J. Wohlmuth.
Their most popular, Sisters , spent 63 weeks
on The New York
Times bestseller list and sold over one million
copies. It was followed
by Mothers & Daughters , which immediately
soared to #1 on every
national best-seller list including The Times, USA
Weekly, and The Wall Street Journal . A
third bestseller, Best
Friends , completed this influential relationship
trilogy. Their latest
collaboration is The 10 th Anniversary Edition of
in the fall of 2004, this beautiful new coffee table
book adds recent photos
and essays on 13 of the original sisters, examining
their relationship a
Since 1974, Carol Saline has worked as a senior writer
Magazine where she specializes in health,
profiles, and investigative
reporting. Her articles have appeared in many
national magazines, including Reader's
Digest, Family Circle, More, Redbook, and
Cosmo Girl .
As a broadcaster, Ms. Saline most recently hosted
The Fretz Kitchen ,
a daily cooking program on CN8, a cable network with
four million viewers.
For three years she had a daily talk radio show and,
for nearly a decade,
appeared as a regular panelist on the popular Sunday
public affairs program, Inside
Story . Her national television appearances
include The Oprah Winfrey
Show, Donahue, Larry King Live, American Journal, CBS
Good Morning, The Weekend
Today Show and Good Morning America . In
addition, Ms. Saline
is an active speaker and moderator who presents
lectures and workshops nationwide.
Ms. Saline's ability to report compellingly on a
variety of important subjects
is reflected in several dozen journalism and
humanitarian awards. She has
been a two-time winner of the prestigious National
Magazine Award, considered
the Pulitzer of magazine writers. Other national awards
include three Clarions
for print feature writing from Women in Communications,
the Charles Stuart
Mott and The International Reading Association Awards
for educational writing,
and The Health Journalism Award from the American
Society of Chiropractors.
The National Press Club and Big Brothers/Big Sisters
have also honored her
work. In Philadelphia, she's been singled out three
times for writing excellence
by Sigma Delta Chi, and won four "Sarahs" from Women in
cited her as a "Super Communicator." For her commitment
to social causes,
Ms. Saline has been honored five times as a "Woman of
1996 by The Montgomery County Woman's Center, 1995 by
Melitta Benz, 1987
by Women in Transition, and 1984 by The Delaware County
Domestic Abuse Project.
In 1990, she was given the Myrtle Wreath Award by
Camden County Hadassah.
She is listed in Who's Who in America .
At present, Carol Saline serves on the boards of The
Foundation, The Center for Literacy, and The
Philadelphia Theater Company.
Her roster of community activities includes several
years as a volunteer
telephone counselor for Contact 609, a mentor with
and board membership with Jewish Family Service of
South Jersey, Planned
Parenthood of Camden County, The Mayor's Commission on
Literacy, and Philadelphia
A magna cum laude graduate of Syracuse University, Ms.
Saline was elected
to Phi Beta Kappa and holds a dual degree in English
and Journalism. She
has two children and resides in Philadelphia with her
husband, Paul Rathblott.