Gwen Ifill Biography


Gwen Ifill

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Birth Name: Gwen Ifill
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Birth Sign: virgo
Age: 62 Years
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News & Documentary Emmy Awards nominee for Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis, Gwen Ifill is a journalist and television newscaster from United States. She has also established herself as an author. She is also popular for being the moderator and managing editor of Washington Week. Gwen Ifill was born as Gwendolyn L. Ifill in Queens, New York City, New York of United States of America to Eleanor Ifill and O. Urcille Ifill, Sr. She is an American and is of Barbadian descent.

Gwen ifill is now in her early 60s. Till now she has not been married and there is also no any information related to her love affairs. It seems like she lived a single life throughout her life.

Gwen father Urcille Ifill, Sr. was an African Methodist Episcopal minister. Because of this profession, she lived in several places as a child. After completing her high school graduation, she joined Simmons College. There she majored in Communications and she finally earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from there in 1977. While she was still pursuing her undergraduate degree, she took an intern at Boston Herald-American and was later offered a full time job after her graduation. In 1981, she joined Baltimore Evening Sun where she worked till 1984. She also worked at The Washington Post, The New York Times and NBC for several years. At the end of 1999, she joined PBS and began working as a moderator of their program Washington Week in Review. Her net worth is said to be around 5 million US Dollars.

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Born in Queens, New York City, New York

1955 29th of September

Gwen Ifill was born as Gwendolyn L. Ifill in Queens, New York City, New York of United States of America to Eleanor Ifill and O. Urcille Ifill, Sr. She is an American and is of Barbadian descent. She is five feet and five inches tall.

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Graduated from Simmons College

1977

Gwen father Urcille Ifill, Sr. was an African Methodist Episcopal minister. Because of this profession, she lived in several places as a child. After completing her high school graduation, she joined Simmons College. There she majored in Communications and she finally earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from there in 1977.

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Began working at Boston Herald-American

1977

While she was still pursuing her undergraduate degree, she took an intern at Boston Herald-American and was later offered a full time job after her graduation. During her stay there she was severely criticized by one of her co worker who wrote a note to her saying Nigger go home.

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Joined Baltimore Evening Sun

1981

In 1981, she joined Baltimore Evening Sun where she worked till 1984. She then joined The Washington Post in 1984 and served them till 1991. She also worked at The New York Times and NBC for several years.

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Became the moderator of the PBS program Washington Week in Review

1999 of October

At the end of 1999, she joined PBS and began working as a moderator of their program Washington Week in Review. She also works as a senior correspondent of their show, PBS NewsHour. Besides these, she has also appeared in their show, Meet the Press.

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Published her first book, The Breakthrough

2009 20th of January

American journalist and television newscaster, Gwen Ifill is also a great writer. As an author, she published her first book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama with the start of 2009.

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Nominated in News & Documentary Emmy Awards

2011

In 2011, for being the moderator of PBS program Washington Week in Review, she got her one and only nomination in News & Documentary Emmy Awards. She was nominated in this award for Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis.

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Nominated in Image Awards

2015

Image Awards is also one of the prestigious awards in the world and she has also once been nominated in this award. She got her first nomination in this award recently in 2015 for Outstanding Host in a Talk, Reality, News/Information or Variety Series.

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