Mika Brzezinski is the co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, which airs weekdays from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. ET. She is also the author of the books All Things at Once (Weinstein Books 2010), Knowing Your Value: Women, Money and Getting What You're Worth (Weinstein Books 2011) and Obsessed: America's Food Addiction -- And My Own (Weinstein Books 2013), and Grow Your Value: Living and Working to Your Full Potential (Weintein Books 2015). Prior to joining MSNBC in January 2007, Brzezinski was an anchor of the CBS Evening News Weekend Edition and a CBS News correspondent who frequently contributed to CBS Sunday Morning and 60 Minutes. Brzezinski joined CBS News in 1997 as the anchor of CBS News Up to the Minute but took a short hiatus in 2000 to co-host MSNBC’s weekday afternoon program Homepage. In September 2001 she returned to CBS to become their principal "Ground Zero” reporter on the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Brzezinski began her journalism career in 1991 in Hartford, Conn., as a general assignment reporter at WTIC. A year later she joined WFSB, also in Hartford, and quickly became the weekday morning anchor. A native of New York City, Brzezinski is the daughter of foreign policy expert and former U.S. National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski. She attended Williams College and received a degree in English. Brzezinski lives in Manhattan with her husband and two children.