Carolyn Gusoff

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Journalist, Author and News Reporte (1963)
Mon Sep 05 2022
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Carolyn Gusoff is a famous personality from the United States who currently serves as the Long Island reporter at WCBS-TV in New York City, USA. She has established her career as a journalist within a short amount of time. 

Besides her journalism career, she is also popular among the people as an author. She is the author of Buried Memories: Katie Beers' Story", a true story of survival, memory, and recovery.

Gusoff stands 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm) tall while having an average weight of 58 kg. She has brown eyes and blonde hair color. 

She was born on February 15, 1963, in New York, the United States as the daughter of American parents. Her birth name is Carolyn Sue Gusoff.

Bio & Wiki of Gusoff 

As mentioned above, Gusoff was born to American parents. Her father's name is Gerry Gusoff, a former ship captain, whereas her mother's name is Ileen Gusoff. Sadly, her father passed away on May 19, 1994.

Gusoff makes various posts on her Instagram handle about the memories of her late father. Recently, she shared photos of her late father, Gerry Gusoff, on Instagram, captioning,

The captain of my ship always and forever. Missing my dad on Father's Day. Gone too soon but always in our hearts

Carolyn Gusoff with her father, Gerry Gusoff, mother, Ileen Gusoff, and sister, Pamela Cott.
Carolyn Gusoff with her father, Gerry Gusoff, mother, Ileen Gusoff, and sister, Pamela Cott. Image Source: Instagram @GusoffTV

Before that, she had also shared a photo of her late father, Gerry Gusoff, and her mother dancing together in 2015.

Gusoff Holds a Degree In Journalism

Gusoff is a well-qualified American journalist who has comp her high school education at George W. Hewlett High School located in Hewlett, New York. After high school, she joined Cornell University to get her bachelor's degree in English and Government.

Following it, she went to New York to complete her master's degree in Science - M.S., Journalism. She went to Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism to complete her journalism studies.

Has A Sister

Gusoff has a very caring elder sister, Pamela Cott. She spent her childhood making memorable moments along with her elder sister.

Childhood picture of Carolyn Gusoff and her sister, Pamela Cott.
Childhood picture of Carolyn Gusoff and her sister, Pamela Cott. Image Source: Instagram @GusoffTV

According to Gusoff, Pamela is the kindest, most loving, giving, and caring sister who deserves a Nobel Prize in sisterhood.

Net Worth: How Rich Is Gusoff?

Carolyn Gusoff has a net worth of $1.5 million, like Ashley Parker. She has earned this huge sum of money through his professional career as a journalist and news reporter.

In 2015, Gusoff and Katie Beers wrote Buried Memories: A Vulnerable Girl and Her Story of Survival. The book became number one in Amazon e-book sales in True Crime and Motivational Memoir category.

Moreover, the book earned her the distinction as a New York Times best-selling author and a considerable sum of money through book sales.

Relationship Status of Gusoff 

Carolyn Gusoff is currently in a married relationship with her husband, Jon Turk, a facial surgeon, and American author. Her husband has written various books and novels, including Tracking Lions, Myth, and Wilderness in Samburu, The Raven's Gift, Crocodiles, and Ice A Journey into Deep Wild, etc.

Carolyn Gusoff and her husband, Jon Turk during Princess 2014 Gala.
Carolyn Gusoff and her husband, Jon Turk during Princess 2014 Gala. Image Source: Instagram @GusoffTV

The romantic couple tied their knot in a wedding ceremony which was held on September 1991 in Old Westbury (L.I.) Country Club. The wedding ceremony was attended by their family members, friends, and loved ones.

How Many Children Does Gusoff Have?

Gusoff has two children from her married relationship with her husband, Jon Turk. She frequently photos and videos with her son and daughter on her Instagram handle.

Her elder son's name is Graham Turk. Gusoff's son is a handsome guy who has already reached adulthood. According to Graham's Instagram bio, he is an adopted Vermonter and electric car evangelist.

Carolyn Gusoff with her son, Graham Turk, and daughter, Amanda Turk.
Carolyn Gusoff with her son, Graham Turk, and daughter, Amanda Turk. Image Source: Instagram @GusoffTV

Likewise, her second child, daughter name is Amanda Turk. She is N.Y. Rangers, Travel Expert, and Travel Lover. Moreover, she is also the owner of ''Say Cheese Cake.''

Social Media Handle

Carolyn Gusoff is available on Twitter under the @GusoffTV username. She has more than 6K followers on her Twitter handle. She joined Twitter on February 2009. Her Twitter bio states:

Broadcast Journalist, WCBS-TV Reporter-Long Island Beat; Author; Mama; Discerning Tweeter

Similarly, she is followed by more than 4.6k people on her Instagram handle which goes by the username @carolyngusoff

Moreover, she has a verified page on Facebook with more than 11K followers. Her Facebook page runs under the @CarolynGusoff page name.

Important Stories Covered By Gusoff

As mentioned earlier, Gusoff has covered various news throughout her career as a journalist and reporter. Among the most significant incidents, she has covered the NYC subway strike, the 9-11 terror attacks, the NYV blackout, the Long Island Railroad massacre, and so on.

Moreover, she has also covered major incidents such as the capsize of an Oyster Bay boat on July 4, the effects of Hurricane Sandy, the controversy around the "Ground Zero" Mosque, and the shooting murder of a Hofstra University student in the "Friendly Fire" shooting.

Hobbies & Interests

Fox 5 former journalist, Gusoff likes to travel to various in her free time. She also gets various opportunities to visit different locations for her journalism career.

Carolyn Gusoff during her vacation.
Carolyn Gusoff during her vacation. Image Source: Instagram @GusoffTV

Apart from traveling, she also loves to read books and novels. She also loves swimming and boating.

Career Overview

Carolyn Gusoff started her professional career as a Journalist after completing her graduation. At first, she started working at WEVU-TV. Soon after, she started working for News 12 Long Island in 1980

In 1993, she left her previous job at News 12 and started working as the Long Island Correspondent and Bureau Chief on WNBC. There she worked for more than two decades.

In 2008, she became an anchor of Today in New York but left her job to work as a reporter at Fox 5 in New York City. Currently, she works as a Long Island reporter at WCBS-TV in New York City, USA.

Apart from that, she also shares different hot topic news through her verified social media handle.

Gusoff's Pet Died at Sixteen

Gusoff's had a pet dog called Gracie who died at the age of sixteen. She has also shared that news among the public through her social media through a post where she said: 

Our dear sweet Gracie has left this life after 16 years of love.

Carolyn Gusoff's late pet Gracie.
Carolyn Gusoff's late pet Gracie. Image Source: Instagram @GusoffTV

She had rescued the sixteen years before when the pet was just seven months old. After living a great life with the Gusoff family, Gracie passed away in December 2020 due to old age.

Although Gusoff also has another pet, her sixteen-year friend's demise was heartbreaking for her whole family.

Gusoff Is An Emmy Award Winner

Undoubtedly, Gusoff is a talented journalist and reporter. She has reported various incidents throughout her career. She earned an ''Emmy Award'' for her News investigative story "Littered Landscape." 

The news story covers the garbage thrown on the side road of a highway that is taking a contract from NAASA but is not doing its work. It took her more than a year to complete the investigation.

Apart from the ''Emmy Award,'' she also won the ''First Place New York AP Award,'' ''LI Press Club'', and ''FOLIO Award'' for her investigative story.

 

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