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Vargas, Elizabeth

Born: 1962 AD
Currently alive, at 52 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Journalist


1962 - Born on the 6th of September in Paterson, New Jersey.

1998 - Was nominated for an Emmy Award for her 20/20 investigation into the wrongful conviction of Betty Tyson.

1999 - She won an Emmy Award for her coverage of the Elián González story.

2002 - Elizabeth Vargas is married to Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Marc Cohn, whom she met at the U.S. Open after being introduced by Andre Agassi.

2003 - On the 31st of January, the couple had their first child, son Zachary Raphael Cohn.

2005 - In April, as Peter Jennings was receiving chemotherapy for his lung cancer, she and Charles Gibson temporarily filled in for him on World News Tonight until his death in August.

2005 - She and Woodruff were chosen as co-anchors on the 5th of December.

2006 - In February, the couple announced that Vargas was pregnant and expecting their second son.

         - On the 23rd of May, Vargas announced her resignation from WNT.

         - She gave birth to Samuel Wyatt Cohn on the 16th of August, Cohn has two children, Max and Emily, from a previous marriage.


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