Gloria Anne Borger, a graduate of Colgate University, began her career in journalism with political news coverage at the daily afternoon newspaper “Washington Star.” She later worked with a number of reputable organizations. Gloria Anne Borger is an accomplished American political analyst, journalist, news anchor, presenter, and columnist who currently serves as the chief political analyst at “CNN.” Her employer was “U.S.” As a columnist and contributing editor for News & World Report, a national political correspondent for CBS News, and a co-anchor for CNBC’s Capital Report. She appeared in multiple “CBS” programs, including the American political interview program “Face the Nation” and the American weekly primetime newsmagazine program “60 Minutes II.” She joined the network in 2007 and has since been in several “CNN” programs as well. She has appeared on numerous programs over the course of her career in journalism, including “The Lead with Jake Tapper,” “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer,” and “John King, USA.” She has won numerous prizes and accolades. These included being a member of the “CNN” team that presented the live coverage of the US elections in 2012 and took home a “Primetime Emmy.” She was nominated for an “Emmy” for the 2010 documentary “The Odd Couple,” in which she profiled Ted Olson and David Boies, two formidable lawyers.
Early Childhood & Life
Gloria was born into a Jewish family on September 22, 1952, in New Rochelle, New York, in the United States. The owner of “Borger’s,” a distributor of electrical equipment, was her father, Richard Borger.
Gloria Borger attended the “New Rochelle High School,” where she finished her education and received her diploma in 1970, growing up in New Rochelle alongside her sister Paula Borger. She then enrolled in “Colgate University,” a private liberal arts university located in Madison County, New York, where she eventually earned a degree in 1974.
Career of Gloria Borger
She co-wrote a daily serial that was subsequently published as the book “Federal Triangle,” a spoof of Washington politics, and covered political news for the “Washington Star,” a bygone daily afternoon newspaper published in Washington DC, after graduating.
She provided “U.S.” & World Report’ as a political columnist and worked briefly as the legislative correspondent for “Newsweek.” She covered the “Three Mile Island” disaster for “Newsweek” in 1979 after receiving the Watson Traveling Fellowship to research the British press.
She worked as the co-anchor of “CNBC’s” “Capital Report” from 2002 until 2004.
She served as a national political correspondent for “CBS News” and participated in both the American weekly primetime newsmagazine TV program “60 Minutes II” and the Sunday morning political interview program “Face the Nation,” in addition to helping the network cover several special events.
She began working for “CNN” in September 2007 and is currently the network’s chief political commentator. She frequently appears in Wolf Blitzer’s news program Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, which is broadcast live on CNN on weekdays from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm ET. She also appears on the news program “Anderson Cooper 360,” which Anderson Cooper hosts and which airs in the evenings from Monday through Friday.
She has remained an integral part of “CNN’s” election coverage programs over the years, contributing to the network’s “Peabody Award-winning” coverage of “America Votes 2008,” “the political coverage of the 2010 midterm elections,” and “the 2012 US election night coverage,” which earned “CNN” a “Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage.”
She received an “Emmy” nomination for “The Odd Couple,” a 2010 CNN article in which she interviewed prominent Washington lawyers Ted Olson and David Boies. Olson and Boies, who had previously been political rivals, banded together to support same-sex marriage in opposition to California’s “Proposition 8” through a legal alliance.
Gloria revisited the subject in 2013 as Olson and Boies made their arguments before the “US Supreme Court,” and her investigation eventually resulted in a 30-minute “CNN” special called “Marriage Warriors: Showdown at the Supreme Court,” which won the “American Gavel Award” from the “American Judges Association” and first place at the “National Headliner Award” both in 2014.
She also covered the life and career of American politician and businessman Mitt Romney, the ‘Republican Party’s presidential nominee for 2012, in a 90-minute documentary for ‘CNN’ in 2012.
The documentary covered Romney’s involvement in politics and his commitment to the “Mormon” faith. For this goal, Gloria visited France and conducted interviews with Romney and his family. Gloria had a lengthy interview with Romney and his wife after the election, which saw Barack Obama defeat Romney for the “Democratic Party” nomination.
Gloria is a seasoned political analyst and writer with keen journalistic insight who significantly contributes to the network’s daily coverage. She keeps providing updates on various political stories and breaking events. Among the major ones is the hunt for Osama bin Laden, the bombing of the 2013 “Boston Marathon,” the 2013 government shutdown, and the 2016 US presidential election.
She provided a thorough account of Trump’s career from his early years to be the Republican presidential nominee in her two-hour documentary “All Business: The Essential Donald Trump” from September 2016.
In September 2016, she covered another documentary called “Almost President: The Agony of Defeat,” which was an hour long and featured interviews with former candidates for the American presidency John McCain, Mitt Romney, Bob Dole, Walter Mondale, Michael Dukakis, and Bob Dole.
She contributes a regular piece to CNN.com and serves as a correspondent for the renowned series of in-depth specials known as “Gloria Borger Reports,” which is broadcast on all “CNN” platforms.
Individual Life of Gloria Borger
She wed Lance Morgan, a public relations manager, on September 8, 1974, in New Rochelle’s Beth-El Synagogue. In 1985, their son Evan Morgan was born.
On October 17, 2015, Evan, a partner in the venture capital firm “Revolution” in Washington, married Mary Anne Huntsman, the spouse of politician Jon Huntsman Jr.
Estimated net worth
Gloria Borger’s annual compensation is reportedly believed to be $250,000 by CNN. Her family business and her work as a host were used to calculate her net worth and salary.
In other words, according to web statistics, Gloria Borger’s net worth is projected to be $3 million USD.