Gayle is an American television personality, author, and editor at large for Oprah Magazine. Her current day job is CBS This Morning where she has been since 2012, the year it debuted.
From a military family Gayle was born in Maryland but spent many years in Turkey. She attended the University of Maryland graduating with a degree in psychology and sociology. From there began work as a production assistant with a Baltimore television station. It was there she met Oprah, who later became her life long best friend.
She later moved into a news anchor position in Kansas City, Missouri, and has worked in radio as well. In April 2020, she began a new radio show where people call in to discuss how they are coping in light of the Pandemic.
Gayle is divorced and has 2 children. She resides in New York City.