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Carolyn Gusoff Biography

Updated On 28 Feb, 2017 Published On 03 Feb, 2017
Carolyn Gusoff

Facts of Carolyn Gusoff

Age : 59 years old
Family Name : Gusoff
Birth Country : United States
Name Carolyn Gusoff
Birth Place/City New York
Profession Reporter
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Working For WCBS-TV
Net Worth $4.8 Million
Salary N/A
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Hazel
Weight in KG 58 kg
Married Yes
Married to Jon Turk
Children 2
Education Columbia University, George W. Hewlett High Schoo
Awards Emmy Award
Books Help Me: A Vulnerable Girl. A Dungeon Hell. A Staggering True Story of Survival

Relationship short Statistics of Carolyn Gusoff

What is Carolyn Gusoff marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Carolyn Gusoff have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Carolyn Gusoff having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Carolyn Gusoff Lesbian ? No

American television news reporter and author, Carolyn Gusoff has been honored with three New York Emmy Awards and fourteen New York Emmy nominations. Her book entitled 'Buried Memories: Katie Beers' Story', which she wrote in collaboration with kidnapping victim Katie Beers, is a New York Times bestseller. Gusoff started her journalism career at Fort Myers, Florida-based WEVU-TV, an ABC affiliate at the time, and WLEQ-FM.

Carolyn Gusoff is married to Dr. Jon Turk, a facial cosmetic surgeon. The couple has two children named Amanda Turk and Graham Turk. During her work on NBC 4, she covered the crash of TWA Flight 800 as well as the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 and the Blizzard of 1996. In January 2012, she was hired by WCBS-TV to cover the Long Island Beat, where she was the Correspondent and Bureau Chief.

Early Life

Three times Emmy award winner ‘Carolyn Gusoff’ was born in ‘New York City’. She is an Island reporter at WCBS-TV and an author too. Her book ‘Buried Memories: Katie Beers’ Story’ is a New York Times bestseller.     

Early Career

Carolyn Gusoff graduated in English from ‘George W. Hewlett High School’ affiliated from ‘Cornell University’. She joined ‘Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism’ where she earned her master’s degree in Journalism.


Carolyn Gusoff started her career in journalism at WEVU-TV, an ABC affiliate at the time and WLEQ-FM. In the late 1980s, she joined ‘News 12 Long Island’ and in 1993 she got a chance to work at ‘WNBC’, the NBC owned and operated the station in New York City.

She worked on NBC until 2008 and during her time, she has covered the most exhausting event including; the crash of ‘TWA Flight 800’, ‘American Airlines Flight 587’ and ‘Blizzard of 1996’. Later in 2009, she joined ‘WNYW’ where she covered the breaking news in the metropolitan area for Good day New York. In January 2012, Carolyn served at WCBS-TV to cover the Long Island Beat.

She has reported many big stories from natural calamities to war which symbolizes her as one of the bravest reporters of all time.

Buried Memories

Carolyn Gusoff book ‘Buried Memories: Katie Beers’ Story’ was released in January 2013 which she wrote in collaboration with kidnapping victim Katie Beers and her book is a New York Times bestseller of that time.

Awards and Achievements

Carolyn Gusoff was the three times New York Emmy Awards winner and 14 times nominee. In 2004, she won an Emmy for On-Camera Performance /General Assignment Reporting for the Mepham Hazing Scandal. She succeeds to earned Fair Media Council FOLIO awards three times in a row from 2013 to 2015 but for the different category.

Personal Life

The 54-year-old ‘Carolyn Gusoff’ is a married woman. She exchanged vow with facial cosmetic surgeon Dr. Jon Turk on September 1991 after seven years long relationship. The duo has been blessed with two beautiful children.

The duo has been enjoying their blissful married life since 15 years and there isn’t any news regarding their split or extra-marital affairs.

Net Worth

Considering her amazing career she has succeeded to establish herself as one of the strong and independent women with total net worth of $4.8 million dollars.

Carolyn Gusoff Married

First Marriage with Dr. Jon Turk

Carolyn Gusoff married Dr. Jon Turk, a facial cosmetic surgeon. The couple has two children named Amanda Turk and Graham Turk.

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