Connie Chung Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Connie Chung (Constance Yu-Hwa Chung)

Last Updated: 20 Aug, 2023 | Views: 361

Age: 77

Profession: Journalist

Other Profession(s): News Presenter, Reporter

Famous For: First Asian And The Second Woman To Co-Anchor A Major Network's National News Weekday Broadcast

Higher Education: Graduated

Connie Chung Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
20 Aug, 1946 (77 Years 09 Months 5 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
Washington

Birth District
District Of Columbia

Birth Sign
Leo

Religion
Judaism

Nationalities
American

Connie Chung Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Constance Yu-Hwa Chung is a journalist from the United States who has worked as a reporter and news anchor for the American television news networks CBS, CNN, NBC, ABC, and MSNBC. Claus von Bülow and U.S. Representative Gary Condit are two of her most well-known interview guests. Chung also spoke with Magic Johnson, the legendary basketball player, after he came forward with his HIV status. She joined CBS Evening News as a co-anchor in 1993, making history as the second woman to co-anchor a network broadcast. In 1969, she earned a journalism degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, after graduating from Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Career:
In 1970: Chung worked for CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite as a correspondent in Washington.
In 1983: She joined NBC as anchor of the new early morning program, NBC News at Sunrise, which was scheduled to lead into Today.
In 1989: She left NBC to anchor the CBS Sunday Evening News and host Saturday Night with Connie Chung on CBS.
In 1997: Chung switched to ABC News where she co-hosted the program's Monday edition with Charles Gibson as a reporter on 20/20.
In 2001: She spoke with Gary Condit during Primetime Thursday, concentrating on their correspondence regarding the late intern Chandra Levy of Washington, D.C.

Achievements and Awards:
She has won three Emmys in total, including two for best interviewer. She has also received the Amnesty International Award, Outstanding Young Woman of America Award, a George Foster Peabody Award, and accolades from American Women in Radio and Television.

Unknown Facts:
She interviewed Claus von Bülow, Gary Condit, who was first interviewed after Chandra Levy's disappearance, and former NBA star Magic Johnson after he disclosed being HIV-positive.
Connie Chung worked for major networks like CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, and ABS as the first Asian woman news anchor in America.
 

Connie Chung Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 155 cm
In Meters 1.55 m
In Feet & Inches 5'5"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 51 kg
In Pounds 112 Ibs

Eye Color
Black

Hair Color
Black

Connie Chung Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
William Ling Chung

Mother's Name
Margaret Ma

Spouse
Maury Povich

Sister(s)
Josephine Chen

Son(s)
Constance Yu-Hwa Chung

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