Book Party for CBS Medical Correspondent Jennifer Ashton

By Jason Boog Comment


Last night CBS medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton celebrated the release of her new book with some of television news’ biggest stars.

Avery Books hosted the party at Bar Americain in Manhattan. The book is entitled The Body Scoop for Girls: A Straight-Talk Guide to a Healthy, Beautiful You: “a no-holds-barred guidebook, based on her passion to cut through the embarrassment that girls often feel about their changing bodies and to arm them with the knowledge they need to make smart choices.”

GalleyCat missed the party, but the picture above shows a few of the attendees. From left to right: The Early Show weather anchor Dave Price, The Early Show co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez, CBS News and Sports president Sean McManus, Ashton, and The Early Show co-anchor Harry Smith.

Also in attendance were: CBS News Talent and Development VP Barbara Fedida, CBS News Standards and Special Projects senior VP Linda Mason, CBS News Finance and Administration VP Jim McKenna, The Early Show executive producer David Friedman, CBS Evening News executive producer Rick Kaplan, and The Early Show Saturday edition executive producer Michael Rosen.