Among the stories Gina covered while with 13 Eyewitness News, were the O.J. Simpson trial in Los Angeles, the Rockets Championships, and the Democratic National Convention.
During her time away from ABC13, Gina not only worked at MSNBC, but also married former Houston Rocket basketball star Mario Elie (whom she met while covering a Rocket championship game).
At MSNBC, Gina was a network correspondent anchoring the 2000 presidential election from coast-to-coast, including the Florida ballot recounts. She also anchored President George W. Bush's Inaugural activities, Elian Gonzales' departure to Cuba, the U.S. bombing in the Iraqi no-fly zone, the Mid-East Violence and the South American earthquake. In addition, she also filled-in as anchor for NBC's Weekend Today show.
Among those she's interviewed are Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison, Olympia Snowe, and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Plus the Reverend Jesse Jackson, the Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson and Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating.
Before joining 13 Eyewitness News in 1992, Gina worked as an anchor/reporter at WTSP-TV in Tampa, Florida and as an anchor/reporter at WHTM-TV in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and KLTV in Tyler, Texas.
Gina is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and was honored by the Associated Press Broadcasters for News Reporting.
She is a graduate of the University of Southern California and is a native of Santa Barbara.
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