CPB Statement on the Death of Gwen Ifill of PBS

Nov 14, 2016

Washington, D.C. (November 14, 2016) -- Patricia Harrison, president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), made the following statement regarding the death of Gwen Ifill, moderator and managing editor of Washington Week in Review and co-anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour.  

"We join the entire public media system in expressing our sadness over the news of Gwen Ifill's passing.  

Gwen was a devoted supporter of public media and an iconic and accomplished journalist. In her 17 years on Washington Week in Review and the PBS NewsHour, she distinguished herself as one of the country’s most astute reporters and political commentators. 

We extend our condolences to Gwen’s family, friends and her colleagues at PBS NewsHour, Washington Week, and WETA."