Gordon Peterson Biography
Gordon Peterson is an American broadcast journalist and Washington, D.C.-based television news anchor. He was most recently the 6 p.m. co-anchor for ABC affiliate WJLA-TV and from 1988 to 2013 was also moderator and producer of Inside Washington, a political roundtable discussion about current political events in Washington. He has won multiple Emmy Awards during his broadcast career.
Gordon Peterson Age
Gordon was born in the year 1938.
Gordon Peterson Height|Weight
Gordon stands 1.86 m tall and weighs a total of 71 Kgs.
Gordon Peterson Early Life
Peterson graduated from the College of the Holy Cross and attended Georgetown University without finishing a degree program.
Gordon Peterson Career
Gordon first arrived in Washington in 1969, working as a reporter for both WTOP radio and television, and within two years was named co-anchor with fellow staffer Max Robinson of The Big News, which later evolved into Eyewitness News. He would remain the main anchor at Channel 9 for 33 years amid many changes on and off-camera. For most of that period he co-anchored with Maureen Bunyan, with whom he was reunited on the 6 p.m. news on WJLA-TV in December 2004.
Viewers also enjoyed Peterson’s banter with sportscaster Glenn Brenner, who was the city’s most popular broadcast journalist from 1977 until his death in 1992. Brenner often ribbed Peterson for his lifelong support of the also-ran Boston Red Sox major league baseball team. Brenner and Peterson became close friends, and their jokes at one another’s expense became local legend.
After Martin Agronsky retired as moderator of Agronsky & Co. in 1988, Peterson became producer and moderator of the show, which was retitled Inside Washington. In early September 2013, Gordon Peterson announced that Inside Washington would cease production in late December 2013 after a continuous run of 25 years. The last new episode of Inside Washington aired in December 2013.It was announced on November 7, 2014 that Peterson would retire from WJLA-TV when his contract was to expire at the end of the year. His last newscast with the station aired on December 31.
Gordon Peterson Net Worth
Gordon has an estimated net worth of 13 million dollars as of 2019.w
Gordon Peterson Wife|Children
Talking about his marital status he is a happily married man. His wife is also a veteran television news anchor “Ann Fleming”. Beside her there has been no report of him having any relationship with anyone. Till now the couple hasn’t disclosed any information regarding their children. It seems like couple wants to keep their children identity private.