Carolyn Gusoff

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Carolyn Gusoff
BornCarolyn Sue Gusoff
New York City
NationalityUSA
EducationCornell University, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
OccupationTelevision Journalist
ReligionJewish
Spouse(s)Jon Turk
ChildrenAmanda, Graham
AwardsEmmy Award
Website
http://www.carolyngusoff.com
 
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Carolyn Gusoff
BornCarolyn Sue Gusoff
New York City
NationalityUSA
EducationCornell University, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
OccupationTelevision Journalist
ReligionJewish
Spouse(s)Jon Turk
ChildrenAmanda, Graham
AwardsEmmy Award
Website
http://www.carolyngusoff.com

Carolyn Sue Gusoff is an American television news reporter. Gusoff is currently working as a Long Island reporter at WCBS-TV in New York City. Prior to that, she spent 3 years as a reporter at Fox 5 in New York City, and before that she worked for 15 years at WNBC in New York City as the Long Island Bureau Chief/Reporter and anchor of Weekend Today in New York.

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Career

Gusoff graduated from George W. Hewlett High School. Gusoff graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor's degree in English and Government. Gusoff also attended the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where she got her master's degree in Journalism.

Gusoff started her career in Fort Myers, Florida where she worked at WEVU-TV, an ABC affiliate at the time, and WLEQ-FM. . In the late 1980s, Gusoff began working at News 12 Long Island. In August 1993, Gusoff joined WNBC, the NBC owned and operated station in New York City. Gusoff was the Long Island Correspondent and Bureau Chief. During her time on NBC 4, Gusoff has covered the crash of TWA Flight 800, the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 and the Blizzard of 1996. Until fall 2008, Gusoff anchored Today in New York on Saturday and Sunday mornings on WNBC.[1] On December 31, 2008, Gusoff was let go from WNBC amid station-wide downsizing.[2] Gusoff joined WNYW Fox 5 in the Spring of 2009 and covered breaking news in the metropolitan area for Good Day New York. In January 2012, she was hired by WCBS-TV to cover the Long Island Beat.

Awards

In addition to her 2004 Emmy for On-Camera Performance/General Assignment Reporting for the Mepham hazing scandal and an Emmy for coverage of an Instant Breaking News Story, Gusoff has been awarded six New York Emmy nominations for coverage including her reporting of the American Airlines Flight 587 crash and the Belmont Stakes. Other awards/citations include dozens of Long Island Coalition "FOLIO" awards; six first place Society of Professional Journalists/Press Club of Long Island awards for deadline and feature reporting; a national award from The American Women in Radio and Television Commendation; and an Associated Press/New York Spot News Award for "Avianca Crash," and a United Press International/New York Broadcast Award for outstanding achievement, investigative documentary, "No Quick Fix."

Personal life

In September 1991, Gusoff married facial cosmetic surgeon Dr. Jon Turk.[3] Gusoff lives in Nassau County, New York with her husband and children, Amanda and Graham.

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