PBS news anchor Gwen Ifill has passed away. She was 61.
WETA president and CEO Sharon Percy Rockefeller emailed staff saying “I am very sad to tell you that our dear friend and beloved colleague Gwen Ifill passed away today in hospice care in Washington.”
Ifill was best known for moderating PBS’s Washington Week in Review and her role as senior correspondent on PBS NewsHour.
Just heartbroken about losing Gwen Ifill. She owned every beat she was on, whether at the @nytimes @NBCNews or @NewsHour or anywhere else
— Chuck Todd (@chucktodd) November 14, 2016
Howlingly sad. Dear sweet Gwen is gone. RIP @gwenifill
— John Dickerson (@jdickerson) November 14, 2016
Truly there was no one like @gwenifill . Thoughtful, calm, and so giving with her time and mentorship to young journalists.
— Kate Nocera (@KateNocera) November 14, 2016
May her memory forever be a blessing. https://t.co/ucS7vY67tX
— Hadas Gold (@Hadas_Gold) November 14, 2016
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