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Gwen Ifill

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Date of Birth: 1955 , September-29
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Gwen Ifill
Birth Name William Joseph Devane
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Queens, New York City
Ethnicity Black Ethnicity
Profession Journalist
Net Worth 5 million US Dollars
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG N/A
Famous for Journalist
Education Simmons College
Siblings Roberto Ifill, Maria Phillip Ifill, Oliver Ifill, Jr., Earle Ifilll
Nick Name Mike
Father Eleanor Ifill
Mother O.Urcille Ifill, Sr.
Waist size 24 in
Chest Size 35 in
Bicep Size 12.5 in
Shoe Size 8
Affair with Margaret Hoover
Girlfriend Margaret Hoover
Awards Not Yet
Salary 7 Million Dollar
Married Yes
Married to N/A
Children 2
Divorce Not Yet
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
TV Show PBS NewsHour, Washington Week
Movies Interstellar
Body Measurements 37-26-37
Working For WABC-TV, ABC
Face Color White
Music Group Bell Biv DeVoe
Albums Laughter's Good
Boyfriend Sean Diddy Combs
Books Washington's Farewell: The Founding Father's Warning to Future Generations
Died 23 May 2017
Breast Size 34
Hip Size 39"
Religion Scientology
Sisters Sally-Ann Roberts
Neck Size 8

Quick Timeline of Gwen Ifill

1955 Born in Queens, New York City, New York
1977 Graduated from Simmons College
1977 Began working at Boston Herald-American
1981 Joined Baltimore Evening Sun
1999 Became the moderator of the PBS program Washington Week in Review
2009 Published her first book, The Breakthrough
2011 Nominated in News & Documentary Emmy Awards
2015 Nominated in Image Awards

Detail Timeline of Gwen Ifill

September 29 , 1955

Born in Queens, New York City, New York

 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.

1977

Graduated from Simmons College

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.

1977

Began working at Boston Herald-American

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.

1981

Joined Baltimore Evening Sun

 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. 

1999

Became the moderator of the PBS program Washington Week in Review

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.

January 20 , 2009

Published her first book, The Breakthrough

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.

2011

Nominated in News & Documentary Emmy Awards

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.

2015

Nominated in Image Awards

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.

Content

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.