American television journalist and personality
Gayle King is the co-host of CBS This Morning and Editor-at-Large of the award-winning O, the Oprah Magazine. Since joining CBS News in 2011, King has conducted revealing and news-making interviews with world leaders, political figures, and celebrities for the broadcast, including Michelle Obama, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Jack and Suzy Welch, Taylor Swift and Cicely Tyson.
King previously hosted The Gayle King Show, a live, weekday television interview program on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network.
King has received numerous awards for her extensive work as a journalist. In addition to three Emmy’s, she was honored in 2008 with the American Women in Radio & Television Gracie Award for Outstanding Radio Talk Show and in 2010 with both the Individual Achievement Award for Host-Entertainment/Information and the New York Women in Communications’ Matrix Award recipient. She was awarded an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award as part of CBS News’ division-wide coverage of the Newtown tragedy.
The Common Good hosted King in March of 2012: Gloria Steinem with Special Guest Gayle King.