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Sue Simmons

Sue SimmonsAKA Susan Simmons

Born: 27-May-1943
Birthplace: Manhattan, NY

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Matter of Dispute
Occupation: TV Personality

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: WNBC-TV News Anchor, 1980-2012

Well-liked TV presenter on NBC's flagship station, WNBC-TV in New York City. Born and raised in Greenwich Village, and learned her craft by attended an announcing school in Manhattan[1], but has apparently no other higher education. A bit of a pottymouth, given a notorious gaffe on 12 May 2008 for which she immediately apologized. Simmons was replaced in 2012 by Shiba Russells, the most likely reason for her dismissal being her $2.5M/year salary.

[1] "Sue Simmons Is New Anchorwoman", The Afro-American, 22 January 1980

Father: John Simmons (jazz musician, b. 14-Jun-1918, d. 19-Sep-1979)

    WNBC-TV News Anchor (1980-2012)
    WRC-TV, Washington DC News Anchor (1976-79)
    WBAL-TV Baltimore News Anchor (1974-76)
Surgery 2010 (back injury)

    Show Business: The Road to Broadway (19-Apr-2007) · Herself
    Light It Up (4-Nov-1999)
    Destination Anywhere (16-Jun-1997)
    The First Wives Club (20-Sep-1996) · Newscaster

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