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David Gregory

What do you know about David Gregory
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David Gregory1) David Michael Gregory was born on August 24, 1970 to Carolyn Surtees, an account manager, and Don Gregory, a film and theatrical producer.
Where was he born?

  • Los Angeles, California
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • New York, New York

2) In 1992, Gregory graduated from college. While there, he worked for the campus television station, and received a degree in international studies.
What college did he attend?

  • American University
    University of Chicago
    University of Southern California

3) Gregory began his journalism career at the age of 18 as a summer reporter for KGUN-TV in Tucson, Arizona.

  • True or False?

4) Gregory was assigned by NBC to the press corps covering George W. Bush when he ran for president in 2000. During the campaign, Bush threw a party for Gregory's 30th birthday, complete with cake, on the campaign plane. Bush has nicknamed Gregory "Stretch" because of his height (6'5"), and also "Dancing Man," for Gregory's occasional propensity to display his dance moves.

  • True or False?

5) Since June 2000, Gregory has been married to former federal prosecutor and former Fannie Mae executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. They met while Gregory was covering the Oklahoma City bombing as a reporter and she was serving as prosecutor on the case. The couple has a son and twins (one daughter and one son).
Who did he marry in June, 2000?

  • A.B. Fox
  • Helen Meadows
  • Beth Wilkinson

6) Who named Gregory 'Best White House Correspondent' for his coverage of Bush's first 100 days?

  • Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting
  • Media Research Center
  • Tightwire Media Research

7) Gregory has been the substitute co-anchor of Weekend Today.
Who does he fill-in for since 2003.

  • Lester Holt
  • Rachael Maddow
  • Harry Morgan

8) March 17, 2008, through December 5, 2008, Gregory hosted a show on MSNBC weekday evenings, which replaced Tucker Carlson's Tucker. The show was called Race for the White House until the conclusion of the 2008 U.S. Presidential election. From November 5, 2008, forward the show became known as 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Who was named as the new host for 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue starting with the December 15, 2008 show.

  • Chris Matthews
  • Keith Olbermann
  • David Shuster

9) Due to internal fighting among the staff at MSNBC, Gregory was appointed as anchor on MSNBC during the Presidential debates and the 2008 election. On November 4–5, he teamed with MSNBC hosts to comment on presidential election.
Who was NOT one of the co-host?

  • Chris Matthews
  • Bill O’Reily
  • Keith Olbermann

10) On January 23, 2009, a The Daily Beast columnist stated that President Barack Obama still has not discovered "this administration's David Gregory". She used Gregory as a metaphor for a White House foil, and she described this as a figure that could be interpreted as either "tough, news-oriented, and no-nonsense or showy, superficial, and self-indulgent".
Who was the Daily Beast columnist?

  • Ana Marie Cox
  • Martha Hayes
  • Theresa Williams
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David Gregory
[Answers]

  1. New York, New York
  2. American University
  3. True
  4. True
  5. Beth Wilkinson
  6. Media Research Center
  7. Lester Holt
  8. David Shuster
  9. Bill O’Reily
  10. Ana Marie Cox
 
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