WAOK Welcomes Gayle King
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Gayle King, Editor-At-Large of O, The Oprah Magazine, can now be heard on WAOK in Atlanta, weekdays between 9am and 11am. She is the liaison between Oprah Winfrey, the Founder and Editorial Director, and the magazine staff. She has been helping guide the editorial and creative vision of the magazine since its inception in 1999.
O, The Oprah Magazine premiered on April 17, 2000, as one of the most successful magazine launches ever. In its first full year both Adweek and Advertising Age named it Startup of the Year and Advertising Age named it Magazine of the Year. The magazine has been nominated for National Magazine Awards every year since its inception, and continues to be one of the top 10 best selling magazines in the United States on newsstand.
[photogallerylink id=6033]King occasionally appears on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America and Morning Joe. Her extensive media experience leads to in-depth on-air discussions about an array of topics ranging from current events and cultural trends to politics and more. King is a three-time Emmy® Award-winning newscaster who anchored the local news at a CBS affiliate in Hartford, Connecticut for 18 years. In 2008, she won the American Women in Radio & Television Gracie Award® for Outstanding Radio Talk Show and in 2010 the Individual Achievement Award for Host – Entertainment/Information. She is also a 2010 New York Women in Communications’ Matrix Award recipient.
King is the mother of two college graduates, a daughter, Kirby, and a son, Will.