Bianna Golodryga

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Bianna Golodryga
Bianna Golodryga.jpg
Golodryga in 2010
Born(1978-06-15) June 15, 1978 (age 36)
Moldova
Alma materUniversity of Texas at Austin
Years active2000–present
Known forJournalist
Spouse(s)Peter R. Orszag (m. 2010)
ChildrenJake Spencer Orszag
 
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Bianna Golodryga
Bianna Golodryga.jpg
Golodryga in 2010
Born(1978-06-15) June 15, 1978 (age 36)
Moldova
Alma materUniversity of Texas at Austin
Years active2000–present
Known forJournalist
Spouse(s)Peter R. Orszag (m. 2010)
ChildrenJake Spencer Orszag

Bianna Golodryga (born June 15, 1978[1] in Moldova, former Soviet Union) is the news and finance anchor at Yahoo.[2] She was previously co-anchor of the weekend edition of ABC's Good Morning America.

Early life and education[edit]

Golodryga was born in 1978 to a working class Jewish family in Moldavian SSR.[3][4] In 1980, her family moved to Houston, Texas. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, with a degree in Russian/East European & Eurasian studies and a minor in economics.[5] She is fluent in Russian.[5]

Career[edit]

Golodryga began her career in television as a producer at CNBC before becoming an on-air correspondent there. Prior to CNBC, she worked in the financial services industry. In 2004, Golodryga was named one of the top journalists under the age of 30.[6] She was a correspondent for ABC between 2007 and 2010, and was named the new co-anchor of the weekend edition of Good Morning America in May 2010, following the departure of former co-anchor Kate Snow, who went to work for NBC.[5] She served as weekend co-anchor of Good Morning America until August 4, 2014, when she departed for Yahoo.[7]

Personal life[edit]

On September 26, 2010,[8] she married Peter R. Orszag, who is of Hungarian Jewish descent,[3] the former Director of the Office of Management and Budget for the Obama Administration. They have one son,[9] Jake Spencer Orszag.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mirkinson, Jack (2010-09-28). "Bianna Golodryga, Peter Orszag Get Married". Huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2010-11-27. 
  2. ^ "Bianna Golodryga Leaving ABC To Join Yahoo News". The New York Times. July 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c The Jewish Week: "Tim Boxer At Jewish Women's Foundation" May 17, 2012
  4. ^ New York Times: "Peter Orszag to Wed ABC News Reporter" By JACKIE CALMES December 28, 2009 \"'She’s a Russian Jew,' he said, 'who gets up earlier than I do.'"
  5. ^ a b c "Bianna Golodryga Biography: Anchor, 'Good Morning America' Weekend Edition; ABC News' Business Correspondent". Abcnews.go.com. Retrieved 2010-11-27. 
  6. ^ "30 Under 30 Past Classes". Newsbios.com. 2010-02-12. Archived from the original on 26 November 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-27. 
  7. ^ "Yahoo Hires ABC ‘Good Morning America’ Weekend Anchor Bianna Golodryga". Variety. July 18, 2014. 
  8. ^ http://www.mediabistro.com/tvnewser/dan-harris-named-gma-weekend-co-anchior_b34352
  9. ^ Bianna Golodryga gives birth

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