Gwen Ifill became the first African American woman to host a major political TV show with Washington Week in Review. She was the moderator and managing editor of Washington Week and co-anchor and co-managing editor, with Judy Woodruff, of PBS NewsHour, both of which air on PBS.
Ifill was a political analyst and moderated the 2004 and 2008 American vice-presidential debates. She authored the best-selling book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama.
|Born||Gwendolyn L. Ifill
September 29, 1955
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||November 14, 2016
|Cause of death||Endometrial cancer|
|Notable credit(s)||The New York Times
News Hour with Jim Lehrer
The Washington Post
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