Charles Gibson Biography
Charles Gibson ( Charles deWolf “Charlie” Gibson ) is a retired American broadcast television anchor and journalist born on March 9, 1943. Gibson hosted Good Morning America from 1987 to 2006, and from 2006 to 2009 the World News with Charles Gibson .
Charles Gibson Age
Born on 9th March 1943.
Charles Gibson Wife
He is married to Arlene Gibson
Charles Gibson Children
He has two children, Jessica Gibson and Katherine Gibson.
Charles Gibson Career
In 1966, Gibson joined the RKO General as a producer and later worked as a reporter and anchor for WLVA (now WSET) television in Lynchburg, Virginia. Later in 1970, he moved to WMAL-TV (now WJLA) television, the ABC network affiliate in Washington, D.C. Gibson joined the syndicated news service Television News, Inc. (TVN) in 1974. He covered the Watergate scandal investigations , and the resignation of President Richard Nixon for TVN.
Charles Gibson ABC News
In 1975, Gibson joined ABC News , where he worked as its White House correspondent from 1976 to 1977, a general assignment reporter from 1977 to 1981, and House of Representatives correspondent from 1981 to 1987. He also worked as a correspondent and fill in anchor for World News Tonight with Peter Jennings anchored ABC World News Saturday and substitute anchor on the late-night hard and soft news program Nightline and World News This Morning.
Charles Gibson Good Morning America
Gibson first became a co-anchor of Good Morning America, on February 23, 1987, alongside Joan Lunden. Good Morning America was the most-watched morning show on American television from 1985 to 1995.
Gibson in 1990 hosted and narrated the Maryland Public Television documentary Lucky Number, a program about problem gambling .
Vice President Dan Quayle used part of an interview between Gibson and Reform Party candidate Ross Perot during the 1992 presidential campaign, to claim that Perot displayed contempt towards the United States Constitution. Gibson asked Perot what Perot would advise President George H. W. Bush to do to “jump-start the economy” on the October 22, 1991, edition of Good Morning America . Perot stated that the U.S. helped Germany and Japan write their respective nations’ constitutions: “This was at a time when the industrial revolution had occurred.
Our Constitution was written 200 years ago, before it occurred.” He added that those nations “have an intelligent relationship between business and government.” Vice President Quayle responded: “Mr. Perot, we do not need a new constitution. Our Constitution has served us well.”
On June 28, 1992, when Gibson interviewed Democratic presidential candidate and then-Governor of Arkansas Bill Clinton , The New York Times noted that Gibson repeatedly pressed Clinton to name his vice presidential candidate. On October 9 1992, Gibson interviewed President Bush ; Bush stated that he questioned Clinton’s judgment, not patriotism, in traveling to the Soviet Union in 1969.
Gibson left the program and ABC replaced him with Kevin Newman. Newman began hosting Good Morning America on May 4, 1998. Good Morning America then began losing viewers to NBC’s Today show. In May 1996, Good Morning averaged 4.17 million viewers daily, and Today averaged 4.43 million; that gap expanded to 3.12 for Good Morning and 5.26 for Today. ABC reinstated Gibson to Good Morning America on January 18, 1999 with Diane Sawyer as co-host. He remained as co-anchor until June 28, 2006 when he left to anchor World News Tonight, after having spent 19 years with the morning program. In 1998 and 1999, he was a co-anchor, with Connie Chung, on the Monday edition of the ABC newsmagazine program 20/20.
Gibson moderated the second presidential debate in St. Louis, Missouri, between the two nominee candidates – Republican incumbent U.S. President George W. Bush and Democratic U.S. Senator John Kerry, during the 2004 U.S. presidential-election campaign. That debate was held on October 8, 2004.
ABC World News With Charles Gibson
He became the substitute anchor for World News Tonight in 2005, as the Peter Jennings, the regular host of the program, died due to lung cancer. Later in 2006, the title of the show was changed to World News with Charles Gibson. He ran the program till 2009 when he decided to retire as an anchor.
What Is Charles Gibson Doing Now
He currently gives motivational speeches at different events and schools
Charles Gibson Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of 3.5 million dollars.
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