Zoey Tur Wiki
Zoey Tur is an American broadcast reporter. She is also a commercial pilot. She is a transgender person. She was born to a Jewish family. She was formerly known as Robert “Bob”. Tur dropped out of college at age 18 in 1978.
Zoey Tur Biography
She created Los Angeles News Service with fellow reporter and then-wife Marika Gerrard. Los Angeles News Service was the first to use an AStar helicopter in a major city to cover breaking news and the first to televise a high-speed police chase.
His other noteworthy reporting included the attack on Reginald Denny during the 1992 Los Angeles riots and finding the crash site of Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 1771.
Tur was also the first to broadcast O.J. Simpson’s slow-speed chase on June 17, 1994. As a team, Tur and Gerrard received three Television News Emmy Awards and Edward R. Murrow Awards for broadcast excellence, an Associated Press National Breaking News award; and The National Press Photographers Association Humanitarian Award.
In June 2013 Tur announced that she is transgender. and in 2014 revealed that she was undergoing hormone replacement therapy. In August 2014, following gender reassignment surgery, she applied to a court to change her name and gender from male to female.
Reflecting on her transition in a 2017 interview, Tur stated, “What I have is not political. It’s a medical condition that was treated. I’m cured. I’m done.
It’s not a mental illness. There are differences in the brain.” In a 2017 Facebook post, Tur revealed that her transition had caused a rift with her daughter Katy, who was “terrified” to meet her post-transition and who Zoey believes does not support the LGBT community.
She declared having sexual orientation personality issue in June 2013. In 2014, that Tur was experiencing hormone substitution treatment. After taking sex reassignment surgery, Tur connected to a court to change her name and sex from male to female in August 2014.
Her critics have included Dana Beyer of Gender Rights Maryland, Shannon Minter of The National Center for Lesbian Rights, trans journalist Parker Marie Molloy, and trans blogger Mya Adriene Byrne.
In the summer of 2013, she said during a TMZ video chat that she didn’t “believe women can make the same quick, decisive decisions like men when piloting an aircraft.”
In July 2015, while on Dr. Drew On Call talking about Caitlyn Jenner accepting the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, attorney and former Breitbart editor-at-large Ben Shapiro questioned her genetics and called Tur “sir,” to which Tur responded by grabbing the back of Shapiro’s neck and telling him to stop or he would “be going home in an ambulance”.
Shapiro filed a police report charging Tur with battery regarding the incident and said that he intended to press charges. Shapiro said he did so to teach the left a lesson. Tur said the report was Shapiro’s attempt to stay in the news.
Zoey Tur Before
She was formerly known as Robert “Bob”. Tur dropped out of college at age 18 in 1978. Zoey was born as Hanna Zoey Tur
Zoey Tur Age
She was born on 8 June 1960, in the United States.
Zoey Tur Family
Information about her family will be updated soon.
Zoey Tur and Husband
She previously married to Marika Gerrard. Their relationship came to an end in 2003. The couple had two children: Katy, a news reporter, and James, a medical student.
Zoey Tur Daughter
She dissed her own daughter Katy Tur as ‘Transphobic’.
Zoey Tur Height
Information about her height and body stats are still under review. She has tried to keep her life personal. However, the information will be updated soon when known.
Zoey Tur Salary
Zoey’s salary is estimated to be between $10k to $50k per year.
Zoey Tur Net Worth
Her estimated Net Worth is around $250k.
Zoey Tur Navy Seal
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) revoked Tur’s pilot’s license for “reckless flying” after a complaint from the Los Angeles City Fire Department in 1991.
A California Superior Court ruled against the Los Angeles Fire Department for suborning perjury in the original FAA action in 1994.
It awarded $550,000 and ruling that “public employees are not immune from liability for malicious prosecution if they instigate the prosecution through fraudulent, corrupt or malicious misrepresentations”.
She has been credited with locating seven missing aircraft. In February 1996, Tur broadcast the San Diego County Transit System bus hijacking.
In December 1996, Tur appeared in a two-part episode of the ITV documentary Police Camera Action! with Alastair Stewart called The Man Who Shot OJ.
Tur was cited by Israeli medics for saving the life of an IDF soldier during the 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict in August 2006.
In 2007, he hosted a documentary series on MSNBC called Why They Run. The show reported on why criminal suspects ran from police and included interviews with those actually involved in the country’s most notorious police pursuits. In February 2015, Tur was hired by Inside Edition to appear on three episodes.
In February and March 2015, he appeared on CNN, on TMZ, and on Dr. Drew On Call on HLN. In 2016, Tur appeared in several episodes of the 30 for 30 miniseries O.J.: Made In America.
The series features archival footage as well as her recollections of her coverage of the 1992 Los Angeles riots in episode 2 and of the June 17, 1994 police chase of O.J. Simpson in the O.J. Simpson murder case in episode 3.