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Ed Gordon (Journalist) Bio, Age, Wife, Children, Career, Awards

Ed Gordon is an American journalist and a television host of the BET program known as “Weekly with Ed Gordon”. For many years, Ed has been a leading news anchor for the Black Entertainment Television (BET) network.

Ed Gordon Biography | Bio

Ed Gordon is an American journalist and a television host of the BET program known as “Weekly with Ed Gordon”. For many years, Ed has been a leading news anchor for the Black Entertainment Television (BET) network.

He has served at CBS News and NBC News and is the former host of “BET News” and the syndicated talk show “Our World with Black Enterprise”. Ed has hosted a show called “BET Tonight with Ed Gordon”. He has reported news, undertaken investigative pieces, and conducted interviews with important popular personalities. The TV journalist is the owner and chief executive officer of Gordon Media Group which is a production company.

Ed Gordon Age | Birthday

The journalist was born in the year 1960 and celebrates his birthday on the 17th of August. He is around 58 years old as of 2018, his star sign is Leo.

Gordon Family

Ed was born to his parents as Edward Lansing Gordon III in Detroit, Michigan in the United States of America. His father Edward Lansing Gordon Jr. was an athlete, he won a gold medal in the 1932 Summer Olympics for competing in the long jump. His father passed on while Gordon was eleven years old.

Ed Education

Gordon studied and graduated from Cass Technical High School. In 1982, the news anchor attended the Western Michigan University where he studied and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and political science.

Ed Gordon Marriage | Wife

The long-time Talk Show Host married to Karen Haney but unfortunately, the marriage did not work and the duo got divorced. Out of that marriage, they gave birth to one daughter whom they named Taylor Gordon. Later, he got into his second marriage with Leslie Howard.

Gordon Children

He has one daughter known as Taylor Gordon. She is in a relationship with Wynton Harvey who is the son of the American comedian Steve Harvey.

Ed Gordon Career

Ed had an interest in journalism and after graduating, he took up an unpaid internship at WTVS which is a PBS affiliate in Detroit. At WTVS, Gordon worked as a production assistant from the year 1983 to 1985. In 1985 to 1988, he served at Detroit Black Journal as a host.

In 1988 to 1996 he worked at Black Entertainment Television (BET) in Washington, D.C. as a news anchor. Then in 1999 to 2005 Ed served as TV shows host for Lead Story, Conversations with Ed Gordon, and BET Tonight with Ed Gordon.

Furthermore, he worked at NBC-TV and from 1996 to 1999 he became a commentator for Today Show and Dateline NBC. The  Tv journalist has worked in other Tv stations and shows like CBS-TV, 60 Minutes contributor, National Public Radio, host, News, and Notes with Ed Gordon. In 2005, he became the owner and chief executive officer of Gordon Media Group which is a production company.

Ed Gordon Awards

  • Emmy Award
  • NAACP Image Award
  • National Association of Black Journalists, Journalist of the Year Award
  • Communication Excellence to Black Audiences (CEBA), Award for Merit, Distinction, and Excellence.

Ed Gordon Net Worth

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