Gillian Turner (born September 6, 1982) is a VP for Fox News and a national security consultant. She is a Senior Associate with Jones Group International. She previously worked as an Acting Director of the Legislative Affairs in the White House National Security Council throughout the Presidential Administration of Barack Obama and George W. Bush.
Early Life And Education
When she was 7 years old, she aspired to be a professional dancer; she was inspired by Wendy Whelan, Maria Kowroski, and Peter Boal. She started taking dancing lessons when she was 8 years old. After graduating high school, Turner danced with the Pennsylvania Ballet for a year.
Turner eventually took a different path during her college years. She graduated from Columbia University in New York in Comparative Politics and then completed her Master's in African Security Studies from University of Capetown, South Africa. This helped develop her foundation in politics.
Gillian Turner has worked in the U.S. House of Representatives in the office of the Minority Leader, U.S. Department of State in the Bureau of Democracy, the Albright Group, LLC, and Human Rights, and Labor.
In the office of the National Security Advisor, she worked as a Research Assistant during the administration of George W. Bush and under the Obama administration, she has served for Legislative Affairs at the National Security Council as the Acting Director.
She had received National Security Council Outstanding Service Award. Presently she is a contributor on Fox News and dealing with high profile officials on the National Security Council. She is also a Senior Associate at Jones Group International. Her net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million and has an annual salary of $300,000.
Gillian Turner is engaged.