Gillian Turner Biography
Gillian Turner is a South African news correspondent working for FOX News Channel (FNC). She joined the network in 2014 as a contributor.
Gillian Turner Education
After graduating from high school and earning her Diploma in General Education, she had to further her education. She joined Columbia University to pursue her course where she graduated cum laude with a B.A. in comparative politics. In addition to that, she holds a Master’s degree in African security studies from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. While at Columbia University in New York City, she was a Sharp Fellow.
Gillian Turner Career
Turner is a full-time news correspondent on FOX News Channel (FNC). She joined the network as a contributor and is based out of Washington. Turner covers the top news stories of the day across both primetime and daytime programming. She has also appeared on several programs including FOX & Friends, The Five, Tucker Carlson Tonight, MediaBuzz, Outnumbered, America’s Newsroom, and FOX News Sunday. Not long ago, she covered Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, helming overnight special coverage for the network.
Prior to working with Fox News Channel, she worked for The Hill as a columnist. In addition to that, she worked with Jones Group International, a global strategy firm as a vice president. During her time there, she worked directly with former National Security Adviser Jim Jones. Furthermore, during the presidential administrations of George W. Bush and Barack Obama, she worked at the White House National Security Council.
Under the Obama administration, Turner served at the National Security Council and liaised between the .S. House of Representatives and the White House on national security and foreign policy issues. During this time, she was the acting director for legislative affairs. Moreover, during the Bush administration, she was one of the youngest recipients to receive the National Security Council Outstanding Service Award where she served as a research assistant in the Office of the National Security Adviser.
Furthermore, she has worked at the Albright Group, LLC; the U.S. House of Representatives in the Office of the Minority Leader; and the U.S. Department of State in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.
Gillian Turner Age
Turner is 41 years old as of 2023. She was born on September 6, 1982, in Cape Town, South Africa. Turner celebrates her birthday on the 6th of September every year.
Gillian Turner Height
Turner stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Gillian Turner Family
Turner was born in Cape Town, South Africa. In the later part of her childhood, her entire family moved to New York. Her mother was an author but she has not shared anything about her father. As a little girl, she wanted to be a dancer. When she was eight years old, her parents enrolled her in dancing lessons. She trained until she was in high school, and she became a member of the prestigious Pennsylvania Ballet Group.
Gillian Turner Wife
Turner is married to her better half Alex Kramer. Alex is a design leader and entrepreneur currently working as the Vice President, Design at Optoro. Before that, he was the co-founder and creator of Strika Entertainment, a kids’ entertainment media company based in South Africa. Turner and Alex share a daughter Lucia Rose Kramer born on July 17, 2021. Turner also has two dogs Olivia and Connor
Later on, Alex relocated to the United States to work as a creative executive for Professional Risk Management Services. He successfully launched SupaStrikas, the flagship show of Strika, which aired on Nickelodeon and Disney.
Gillian Turner Net Worth
Turner has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a correspondent.
Gillian Turner Salary
Turner earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.