Charles Gibson Biography

Published On Jun 27, 2016
Facts of Charles Gibson
Date of Birth: 1943 , March-9
Birth Nation: United States
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In 1967, Charles got married to love of his life Arlene Gibson. Arlene Gibson is an educator. She is the former head of school at The Spence School. As a married couple, they have welcomed two lovely daughters. They became grandparents for the first time on 14th of March 2006 after Jessica gave birth to her first child. There is no any information about their extra affairs and divorce.

While Charles was in Washington, D.C., he got enrolled at Sidwell Friends School. After his high school graduation from there, he joined Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey. He graduated from there in 1965. He began his broadcasting career in 1966. That year he joined RKO General as its producer. Later on he joined WLVA where he worked as a reporter and anchor. From 1970, he began working at WMAL-TV (now WJLA) television. In the mid 1970s, he worked at the syndicated news service Television News, Inc. (TVN), there he covered the news about the Watergate scandal investigations and the resignation of President Richard Nixon. He joined ABC News in 1975, next year he was assigned as the ABC News White House correspondent and he took this position till 1977. He got his rise in fame in 1987 after he began co anchoring Good Morning America with Joan Lunden. The actual figure about his net worth and salary is unknown.

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Born in Evanston, Illinois, United States

March 9 , 1943

Charles Gibson, who is also known by the nickname Charlie, was born as Charles deWolf Gibson in the early 1943 in Evanston, Illinois, United States of America to Georgianna Law and Burdett Gibson. He was raised in Washington, D.C...

Graduated from Princeton University

1965

While Charles was in Washington, D.C., he got enrolled at Sidwell Friends School. After his high school graduation from there, he joined Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey. He graduated from there in 1965, after that he began pursuing his professional career. 

Joined RKO General

1966

He began his broadcasting career in 1966. That year he joined RKO General as its producer. Later on he joined WLVA where he worked as a reporter and anchor. From 1970, he began working at WMAL-TV (now WJLA) television.

Joined ABC News

1975

He joined ABC News in 1975. In the mid 1970s, he also worked at the syndicated news service Television News, Inc. (TVN), there he covered the news about the Watergate scandal investigations and the resignation of President Richard Nixon. 

Hosted and narrated the documentary, Lucky Number

1990

In the early 1990s, he was seen in the documentary Lucky Number as its host and narrator. This program is mainly about the problem gambling. In 1991, he interviewed Reform Party candidate Ross Perot who was running for the 1992 presidential campaign.

Married to Arlene Gibson

1967

In 1967, Charles got married to love of his life Arlene Gibson. Arlene Gibson is an educator. She is the former head of school at The Spence School. As a married couple, they have welcomed two lovely daughters.

First grandchild Andrew Reece Gibson Rosen

March 14 , 2006

He became grandfather for the first time in his life in the early 2006. His daughter Jessica, and her husband, Robert Rosen welcomed their first child together on 14th of March and that time it was a son and they named him Andrew Reece Gibson Rosen.

Won News & Documentary Emmy Awards

2000

He has also been honored with News & Documentary Emmy Awards for two times in his life. He won this award for the first time in 2000 and that was for Outstanding News and Documentary Program Achievement - Programs & Segments. 

Won Writers Guild of America, USA

2006

In 2006, he got nominated in Writers Guild of America, USA for the first time in his life. He was kind of lucky that year as he won this award that year for News - Regularly Scheduled, Bulletin or Breaking Report. 

Won Paul White Award

2006

He has been honored with several prestigious awards and honors in his life. In 2006, he was honored with Paul White Award. He won this award that year by The Radio Television Digital News Association. Two years later, he was awarded with Fred Friendly First Amendment Award.