E. D. Hill Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Aug, 2017
Facts of E. D. Hill
Date of Birth: 1962 , July-27
Age: 57 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name E. D. Hill
Birth Name Edith Ann "E.D." Hill
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Dripping Springs, Texas, United States
Ethnicity white
Profession news presenter and Journalist
Working For CNN
Net Worth $13 million
Married Yes
Married to Philip Weill (m. 1989), David Donahey
Children Laurel,Matthew, J. David Jr,Sumner Holcomb Hill,Joseph Wolf Hill
Divorce Marc Philip,J. David
Education Harvard University
Awards Emmy Award
Books Going Places: How America's Best and Brightest Got Started Down the Road of Life
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Synopsis

Edith Ann or E.D. Hill is professionally known as E.D, Donahey is an American news presenter and Journalist for CNN. Widely known for her appearance on the news as an anchor and radio host, formerly seen working for Fox News Channel.

Early life and education

E.D. Hill was born on 27 July 1962 in Dripping Spring Texas. E.D. Hill got graduated with bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Texas, located in Austin, as s he was also a member of Delta Gamma Sorority.

Career

Hill's career began from 1986 when she was a VJ for VH1 until August 1987. Later she rolled into journalism. She spent her time at WPXI-TV, WABC-TV, and WHDH-TV where she was chosen for co-anchor and the station's morning newscast, also its just launched midday broadcast.

In 1998, she joined the Fox Channel. She worked as an anchor for Fox and Friends from 1998-2006. Later she shifted to 2:00 p.m. hour after working as a host of the 11:00 am to 12:00 noon of Fox News Live from 2006.

Hill also appeared as a co-host Bill O'Reilly's The Radio Factor for about five years, as she also had submitted for Bill O'Reilly Factor.

On 6 June 2008 in an episode of AMerica's Pulse, she asked whether a fist bump between the presidential candidates Barack Obama, also his wife Michelle, after the final 2008 Presidential Democratic primaries was a terrorist fist jab.

On November 2008, after the general election, it was announced that Hill's contract with Fox will now renew. Hill would carry on with the network until her contract expired.

On, 14 October 2008, she appeared as a guest co-host of the ABC daytime shows The View, then later returned to co-host again on September 23rd and September 25, 2009, the time while Elisabeth Hasselbeck was on maternity leave.

E.D. Hill was honored with a local Emmy Award for Outstanding News Special while working for WHDH TV in Boston. Additionally, she has also received a Golden Quil Award for live spot news reporting.

Personal life

E.D. Hill is married. She has been married thrice. Hill got married for the first time on 29 April 1989, when she was a news anchor at WPXI-TV in Pittsburg.

She was married to Marc Philip who was a vice president of Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Company in NYC.

The couple had two children, a daughter named Laurel, born in 1992 and a son named Matthew, born in 1994. After a couple of years of their togetherness, the pair divorced in 1995.

After her divorce, Hill did her second marriage to J. David. They have a son together named J. David Jr, born in 1997. However, she again got divorced with him later.

In Feb 2002, Hill disclosed about her engagement to her boyfriend of two-year venture Joe Hill. The couple got married on 1 June 2002.

Joe Hill has three children from his previous marriage named Jordan, Collin, and Wyatt. They have a daughter together, Sumner Holcomb Hill, born on 2003, also a son Joseph Wolf Hill, born on 2004.

In February 2010, Hill underwent the preventative double mastectomy.

Net worth

E.D. Hill has earned an enormous amount of salary from her successful career, as she has worked as a journalist and presenter for a pretty long time which adds up to her net worth that is estimated to be $13 million.

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