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Gloria Borger
Born Gloria Anne Borger
(1952-09-22) September 22, 1952 (age 66)
New Rochelle, New York, U.S.
Residence Washington, D.C., U.S.
Nationality American
Education New Rochelle High School
Alma mater Colgate University
Occupation Analyst
Journalist
Employer CNN
Known for
  • Chief Political Analyst, CNN
  • Former Senior Political Analyst, CNN
  • Fmr. Anchorwoman, CNBC
  • Fmr. Correspondent, CBS News
  • Panelist, Washington Week
Spouse(s) Lance Morgan (m. ?)
Children 1

Gloria Anne Borger (born September 22, 1952)[1] is an American political pundit, journalist, and columnist. Borger was previously a contributing editor and columnist for U.S. News & World Report magazine and is now chief political analyst at CNN. She was formerly the national political correspondent for CBS News. Since joining CNN in 2007, she has appeared on a variety of their shows, including The Situation Room.[2]

Borger previously worked as the co-anchor of CNBC’s Capital Report, appeared on CBS's Face the Nation and 60 Minutes II.[2] Borger covered the Three Mile Island accident for Newsweek in 1979.

Early life

Borger was born to a Jewish family[3] and grew up in New Rochelle, New York. Her father owned Borger's, a distributor of electrical appliances.

Education

Borger was educated at New Rochelle High School, from which she graduated in 1970, followed by Colgate University, graduating in 1974.[4]

Awards and honors

Borger received a National Headliners Award for her 2013 program Marriage Warriors: Showdown at the Supreme Court.[5] She was part of the team awarded a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage for CNN's 2012 US election night coverage,[6] as well as CNN's Peabody Award-winning coverage of the 2008 Presidential Primary campaigns and debates.[7] Borger received an Emmy nomination for her 2010 piece "The Odd Couple", profiling attorneys David Boies and Ted Olson.[8]

Personal life

Borger lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband, Lance Morgan, a public relations executive. Her son Evan is married to Mary Anne Huntsman, daughter of politician Jon Huntsman Jr.[9]

In popular media

YouTube personality Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg briefly portrays a news anchor named Gloria Borger in a segment he calls "Pew News".[10] Kjellberg has disassociated his portrayal from the real Borger.[11]

References

  1. ^ Gloria Borger in NNDB.
  2. ^ a b "Gloria Borger". Cable News Network. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. Retrieved 8 May 2012. 
  3. ^ The American Israelite: "Jews in the Newz" by Nate Bloom. July 21, 2016
  4. ^ "Distinguished Alumni". New Rochelle High School Official Website. nrhs.nred.org. Archived from the original on 2008-12-20. Retrieved 2008-05-24. 
  5. ^ "2014 – TV/Radio". National Headliner Awards. Retrieved February 23, 2017. 
  6. ^ "National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Announces Winners at the 34th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards" (PDF). EmmyOnline.org. October 1, 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 4, 2016. Retrieved February 23, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Coverage of 2008 Presidential Primary Campaigns and Debates". Peabody Awards. Retrieved February 23, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Nominees for the 32nd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards Announced by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences" (PDF). EmmyOnline.org. July 18, 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 24, 2017. Retrieved February 23, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Weddings: Mary Huntsman and Evan Morgan". 2015-10-18. Retrieved 2016-04-02. 
  10. ^ Asarch, Steven (May 24, 2018). "PewDiePie Isn't Gloria Borger, or Is He?". Newsweek. Retrieved May 25, 2018. 
  11. ^ PewDiePie (May 24, 2018). "Who Is the Real Gloria Borger??". Retrieved May 25, 2018 – via YouTube. 

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