Liz Smith (born February 2, 1923 in Fort Worth, Texas) is a popular gossip columnist. She worked as a typist, a proofreader and a reporter before she broke into the New York media world as a news producer for Mike Wallace at CBS Radio. She has written a gossip column for the New York Daily News, Newsday, and is currently in the pages of the New York Post. A syndicated columnist, Smith is rumored to be the highest-paid woman in print journalism. In 1995 Smith won an Emmy for her reporting. In 2000 her memoir, Natural Blonde, was published. February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Downtown Fort Worth Fort Worth is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, located about 30 miles west of Dallas on the West Fork of the Trinity River. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States, and is at the center of international finance, politics, music, and culture. ... Mike Wallace can refer to: Mike Wallace, the long-time television correspondent for CBS. Mike Wallace, the historian. ... CBSs first color logo, which debuted in the fall of 1965. ... New York Daily News Building, Raymond Hood, architect, rendering by Hugh Ferriss The New York Daily News is one of the largest newspapers in the United States with a circulation well over 700,000. ... Newsday is a daily tabloid newspaper which primarily serves Long Island and the New York City borough of Queens, although it is sold throughout the greater New York City metropolitan area. ... The New York Post is one of the oldest (and according to some definitions, the oldest) of the newspapers still published in the United States. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... An Emmy Award. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...
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Smith married her high school sweetheart, a World War II pilot, in 1944, but she left him after one year to enroll in college.
Smith graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1949, then moved to New York where she worked as a typist, a proofreader and a reporter before she broke into the media world as a news producer for Mike Wallace at CBS Radio.
Smith was hired by Fox Broadcasting Company heads Barry Diller and Rupert Murdoch to head up the entertainment segments at the network in 1989, winning an Emmy for her reporting in 1995.
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