23rd Annual Numbers Too Big To Ignore Luncheon
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Georgia World Congress Center
Noon - 1:30 PM
Co-host of "CBS This Morning” and Editor-at-Large of the award-winning O, the Oprah Magazine
Bentina Chisolm Terry
About Gayle King
Gayle King is a co-host of "CBS This Morning” and Editor-at-Large of the award-winning O, the Oprah Magazine.
King previously hosted "The Gayle King Show," a live, weekday television interview program on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. The program, which featured a discussion of a broad variety of topics that include politics, cultural developments, was also broadcast on XM Satellite Radio, where it premiered in 2006.
Before moving into print and radio, King worked for 18 years (1982-2000) as a television news anchor for CBS affiliate WFSB-TV in Hartford, Conn., during which period, she also hosted her own syndicated daytime program. Prior to joining WFSB, King worked at several other television stations, including WDAF-TV in Kansas City, Mo. (1978-1981), WJZ-TV in Baltimore, Md. (1976), and WTOP-TV in Washington, D.C. (1975).
King has received numerous awards for her extensive work as a journalist. In addition to three Emmys, she was honored in 2008 with the American Women in Radio & Television Gracie Award for Outstanding Radio Talk Show and in 2010 with both the Individual Achievement Award for Host-Entertainment/Information and the New York Women in Communications' Matrix Award recipient.
King spent several years of her childhood in Ankara, Turkey, before returning with her family to the United States. She graduated from the University of Maryland in 1976 with a degree in psychology.
The mother of a daughter, Kirby, and a son, Will, she currently resides in New York City.
About Numbers Too Big To Ignore
Numbers Too Big To Ignore is AWF’s annual fundraising luncheon to support programs for women and girls. Now in its 23rd year, the event attracts over 1,800 people who are interested in creating a healthier community by lifting up women and girls. For sponsorship information, email Numbers2Big@atlantawomen.org.