We’re so sad to learn that journalist Gwen Ifill has passed away at the age of 61. She began her career in print journalism at The Baltimore Evening Sun, The Washington Post, and The New York Times before moving into television first at NBC and then PBS. She was the first female, African-American moderator of Washington Week and was co-host of PBS NewsHour. Ifill also moderated the vice-presidential debates in 2004 and 2008.
Below are some selections from her 2011 interview:
On PBS NewsHour:
On keeping her own views out of her work:
On advice to aspiring journalists: