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Gwen Ifill Gets Promotion

Congratulations to Gwen Ifill!

She, along with Judy Woodruff, have been named co-anchors and co-managing editors of “PBS NewsHour.”

Ifill and Woodruff will be sharing anchoring responsibilities Mondays through Thursdays.  On Friday, Woodruff will go it alone as Ifill upholds her hosting role on “Washington Week” that evening.

The announcements were made at a session of the Television Critics Association, according to the Associated Press.  Ifill is a respected political analyst and author who moderated Vice Presidential debates in both 2004 and 2008.