Biographical Information And Early Life
John David Gibson was born on July 25th 1946 in Los Angeles, California. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. He is married to Susan Mchugh. He is currently the host of the American radio talk show: The John Gibson Show. He was formerly the co-host of the weekday edition of The Big Story on the Fox News television channel.
John Gibson started his career as a reporter working with The Hollywood Reporter from 1969 to 1972. He then later worked for Atlantic Records from 1972 to 1974. He moved to KFWB-AM in 1974 where he worked for one year. From 1975 to 1977 he worked for KEYT-TV. He was the feature reporter on the “Weeknight” magazine show from 1977 to 1979 and San Francisco bureau chief from 1979 to 1989.
In the early 1992, Gibson worked as a correspondent for the NBC News in California. In 1994, he became the first West Coast correspondent for the NBC News Channel. He extensively covered the O.J. Simpson murder trial in 1995 for this channel. In 1998, as an anchor for daytime programming on MSNBC he covered the Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky scandal.
Career At Fox News
John Gibson joined the Fox News Channel in September, 2000. He was the host of The Big Story, a new program by then. Eight years later Fox News Channel announced that The Big Story was being replaced by America's Election Headquarters, which was designed to follow the proceedings and campaigns of the 2008 U.S presidential election. Unfortunately, The Big Story was not renewed after the election and it was replaced in January 2009 with The Glenn Beck Program. However, his career at Fox News did not end there. He has been a regular panelist on Fox's late night show Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld; a show which covers a variety of topics including news, sports and entertainment.
Political Comments Vs Controversies
During his career, Gibson has been linked with several controversies including the claiming of BBC as anti-American, the Cleveland School Shooting in which he was termed by his colleagues at MSNBC as being racist.
Despite these and many other controversies, he has been able to write several books including “How the Left Swiftboated America: The Liberal Media Conspiracy to Make You Think George Bush Was the Worst President in History” and “Hating America: The New World Sport”.