School named a er TV host

The Citizen (Gauteng) - - NEWS -

Bos­ton – Sim­mons Col­lege in Bos­ton will name one of its schools af­ter the late Gwen Ifill, a co-host of PBS’ NewsHour and vet­eran jour­nal­ist who mod­er­ated two vice-pres­i­den­tial de­bates.

Ifill grad­u­ated from the pri­vate col­lege with a com­mu­ni­ca­tions de­gree in 1977.

A for­mer reporter for the New York Times and the Washington Post, Ifill switched to tele­vi­sion in the ’90s and cov­ered pol­i­tics and Congress for NBC News.

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