Birth Date: March 9, 1943 / Age: 72
Birth Place: Evanston, Illinois, USA
Biography: Charles (Charlie) Gibson (born March 9, 1943) is an American television journalist, best known as co-host of Good Morning America on ABC from January 1987 to May 1998 and from January 1999 to the present. Gibson began regularly anchoring ABC World News Tonight after long-time anchor Peter Jennings’ treatment of lung cancer forced him to step down in April 2005. On August 7th, 2005, he announced Jennings' death and the following day, he anchored the first World News Tonight following Jennings' death. He is a favorable choice to replace Jennings because of his experience.
During the 1970s and 1980s, Gibson covered the House of Representatives and the White House for ABC News. Prior to anchoring ABC's morning show, Gibson worked as a reporter for World News Tonight with Peter Jennings. He also occasionally substituted for Ted Koppel on Nightline. On October 8, 2004, he moderated the second presidential debate between George W. Bush and John Kerry.
Gibson graduated from Princeton University, where he was news director for the university radio station, WPRB-FM.