The late NewsHour anchor Gwen Ifill is being commemorated by the U.S. Postal Service with a Forever stamp this year. USPS will celebrate the release of the stamp in a dedication ceremony on Thursday at a Washington, D.C., church that…
By Joshua Barajas
It has been three years since the NewsHour family lost dear friend and colleague Gwen Ifill. We think of her all the time, and her loss was felt acutely by young journalists in the NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs. Four graduates…
By Student Reporting Labs
When Gwen Ifill was named the co-anchor of the PBS NewsHour in 2013, she said she hoped little girls would watch her and think it “perfectly normal” to occupy an anchor’s desk someday.
By Leah Clapman, Elis Estrada
In our news wrap Tuesday, Canadian voters delivered Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a second term in office but not a majority in Parliament. Trudeau vowed in his acceptance speech to “work every single day” even for those who did not…
By Gretchen Frazee
The stamp which features late PBS NewsHour anchor is one of about 20 new designs announced Tuesday.
By PBS NewsHour
Gwen Ifill, an essential member of our NewsHour family, our journalistic North Star, a leader both on-air and off, died one year ago Tuesday. We remember her with a conversation she had with friend and journalist Michele Norris in 2014.
By Jenny Marder
On March 24, 2016, seven months and three weeks before she died, Gwen Ifill sent out a tweet. “Thinking of writing something about meanness,” it said. “Thoughts? (Kind ones, please.)”…
For seven years, Vecchione helmed the “Report,” and then , in 1983, he helped oversee the show’s transition as it doubled its length from a half hour to a full 60 minutes. Renamed "The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour," the extra time allowed…
Gwen Ifill was "a beacon for so many of us, women of color especially, who wanted so badly to see themselves reflected in the media." -- Tanzina Vega, National reporter for CNN.
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