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Biography

Gwen Ifill :: Biography

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Gwen Ifill's facts

Date of Birth 1955-09-29
Nationality American
Profession Journalist, television newscaster and author
Ethnicity Black
Marital Status Single
Education at Simmons College
Name on Birth Gwendolyn L. Ifill
Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

Gwendolyn L. Ifill well-known as ‘Gwen Ifill’ is a renowned American journalist, television newscaster and author. Gwen is also known as the moderator and managing editor of ‘Washington Week’. This multi-talented lady opened her eyes on September 29, 1955 in New York City, New York, USA. She carries an American nationality. Her father was an African Methodist Episcopal minister, Urcille Ifill. She spent her childhood living in Pennsylvania. In relation to her educational background, she completed her graduation from the ‘Simmons College’ based in Boston, Massachusetts majoring in Bachelor of Arts.

Talking about her career expedition, while studying at the college, she worked as an intern for the ‘Boston Herald-American’. After completing graduation, she was hired by the editors who deeply embarrassed by an incident while working as an intern. From the year 1981 to 1984, she worked as a writer and political reporter for the ‘The Baltimore Sun’. After that, she served as a political reporter for ‘Washington Post’. She continued her work as a political reporter until 1991. In 1991, she accepted the offer to work as White House correspondent for ‘The New York Times’. Ifill joined NBC news as ‘Chief Congressional and political correspondent’ in 1994. After working for various place, she got an opportunity to work as a moderator in the PBS program ‘Washington Week in Review’. She also worked as a senior correspondent for ‘PBS NewsHour’. Ifill worked on the board of ‘Harvard Institute of Politics’, ‘the Committee to Protect Journalists’, ‘the Museum of Television and Radio’ and ‘the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism’. In the year 2011, she was made as an Honorary Member of ‘Delta Sigma Theta’. She also served as a co-host of the show called ‘Jamestown LIVE!’ in 2007. Ifill is also known for work as an author. She released her first book titled ‘The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama’ in January 20, 2009. The book presents the story about the several African politicians which also include the present president of USA ‘Barack Obama’, Massachusetts governor ‘Deval Ptrick’ and junior US Senator ‘Cory Booker’.

Significance to her personal life biography, the talented journalist’s current relationship is single. It is really surprising that she has not got married to any one yet as she has reached at fifty eight years of age. There is no news published yet about her link ups and relationship. She might have fallen in love with someone but she has not revealed any information regarding her relationship. Ifill is known as an ambitious and strong headed woman. She might want to focus on her career rather than engaging in a martial relation. Gwen has never answered about her marriage whenever she was asked about it. Her fans would like to known when she will be getting married. There also came rumor of her being a lesbian but she has not made any confirmation about this news. It seems like she has no rush to get married. Since, she has not got married to any one yet, there is no question arises of her husband, divorce and children.

The supremely talented journalist, Gwen is a beautiful lady who seems look absolutely stunning whenever she appeared in the television. She looks really hot when she exposed her curvaceous legs in front of small screen. There is no specific information revealed about her body measurements size. But from her outer appearance, she looks to have body measurements size of 38-26-39 inches. She seems to have an average height of 5 feet 7 inches. With her charming face and adorable body, she has been successful to attract all the audience towards her show.

Gwen has made her name popular all over the world with her true dedication and hard work as a television newscaster and journalits. She might have earned considerable amount of net worth but she has not exposed her exact salary and net worth figure in the public. More information about her can be obtained from the wiki and reading her bio on IMDb. Her fans can also follow her on twitter @gwenifill.