Gayle King is a television personality, journalist, and author. She is currently an anchor for CBS News and a co-host on "CBS This Morning." She is also an editor-at-large for "O, The Oprah Magazine."
King was a production assistant at WJZ-TV in Baltimore, where Oprah Winfrey was working as an anchor, and the two became friends. King went on to work as a reporter in Washington, Kansas City, and Hartford, Connecticut. In 1991 she became a special correspondent for The Oprah Winfrey Show, and has hosted and co-hosted several daytime talk shows on television and satellite radio.
In 2018, King was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.