Carole Simpson

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Birthday
7, 1941
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
7, 1941 (age 76)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Broadcast journalist who became the first African-American woman to anchor a major network news show when she joined NBC News in 1974. In 1982, she began anchoring ABC's World News Tonight.

Before Fame

After graduating from the University of Michigan, she worked for radio and television stations in Chicago, Illinois.

Trivia

Shortly after moderating a debate among presidential candidates Bill Clinton, George Bush, and Ross Perot, she won the 1992 Journalist of the Year Award from the National Association of Black Journalists.

Family Life

She married James Edward Marshall in 1966.

Associated With

Like Bob Young, she once anchored World News Tonight.