Margaret Warner

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Margaret Warner
20110113-A-3331-FA-012.jpg
Margaret Warner (right) interviews General Walter L. Sharp during a documentary on the Republic of Korea (2011)
BornMargaret Garrard Warner
Chevy Chase, Maryland
ResidenceWashington, D.C.
Alma materYale University (B.A., English, 1971)
Occupationjournalist and reporter
Known forPBS Newshour
Spouse(s)John R. Reilly (1986–2008, his death)
RelativesAbby Parker Warner (sister)
 
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Margaret Warner
20110113-A-3331-FA-012.jpg
Margaret Warner (right) interviews General Walter L. Sharp during a documentary on the Republic of Korea (2011)
BornMargaret Garrard Warner
Chevy Chase, Maryland
ResidenceWashington, D.C.
Alma materYale University (B.A., English, 1971)
Occupationjournalist and reporter
Known forPBS Newshour
Spouse(s)John R. Reilly (1986–2008, his death)
RelativesAbby Parker Warner (sister)

Margaret Garrard Warner is a senior correspondent for The PBS NewsHour. Before joining the NewsHour in 1993, she was a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, The San Diego Union-Tribune, the Concord Monitor, and Newsweek.

In addition, Warner has appeared on PBS' Washington Week In Review and CNN's The Capital Gang and is a co-host of the radio program America Abroad, which focuses on international issues.

Education and personal life[edit]

Margaret Warner is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brainard Henry Warner III of Chevy Chase, Maryland. She is a graduate of the Holton-Arms School of Bethesda, Maryland, she was one of the first women to graduate from Yale University with a BA, cum laude, in English in 1971. Her father was a partner in the Washington law firm of Ogilby, Huhn & Barr. Her mother, Mildred Warner, was a trustee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington.[1]

Warner is a great-granddaughter of the founder of the Washington Loan and Trust Company, which was consolidated into the Riggs National Bank.[1]

She was married to former Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, John R. Reilly,[1] until his death in October 2008.[2]

Career[edit]

Since 2006, Warner has compiled on-the-ground reports for The NewsHour. Much of her reporting is low-budget[3] and covers civil liberties and politics in South Asia, China and Russia.[4]

She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a trustee of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges,[5] and she serves on the President’s Council on International Activities at Yale University.[6][7]

Awards and honors[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Margaret Warner Weds John R. Reilly, The New York Times, September 7, 1986
  2. ^ Hevesi, Dennis. "John R. Reilly, Adviser to Mondale, Is Dead at 80", The New York Times, October 15, 2008. Accessed October 16, 2008
  3. ^ Warner, Margaret (2009-09-09). "Reporter's Notebook: Challenges of Reporting From Closed Societies". The Online Newshour. Retrieved 2009-09-11. 
  4. ^ Warner has compiled a number of reports on Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, China and Russia.
  5. ^ "About Board of Trustees", Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, website
  6. ^ "Bio: Margaret Warner", Brussels Forum, The German Marshall Fund of the United States
  7. ^ "Bio: Margaret Warner", Yale University website

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