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Iris Erlingsdottir

journalist , news anchor

Iris Erlingsdottir, Icelandic journalist, news anchor. Recipient green Card United States Alien of Extraordinary Talent and Ability, 1995; McGraw Hill scholar, 1992. Member American Society Professional Journalists, Icelandic Society Professional Journalists, California Society Oriental Medicine.

Background

Erlingsdottir, Iris was born on November 24, 1963 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Came to the United States, 1991. Daughter of Erling Jon and Kolbrun Sigurdsson.

Education

Associate of Arts in Business Administration, Commercial College Iceland, Reykjalik, 1983. Georgia, University Iceland, Reykjalik, 1987. Master of Arts in Journalism, CSLIN, Northridge, California, 1994.

Career

Editor-in-chief, Frodi High Frequency, Reykjavik, 1987-1990;news anchor, journalist, Channel 2, Reykjavik, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Avocations: cooking, writing, reading. F C.

Works

  • Author: (book) The Host's Favorites, 1989. Editor-in-chief: (magazine) The Host, 1982-1990.

Membership

Member American Society Professional Journalists, Icelandic Society Professional Journalists, California Society Oriental Medicine.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cooking, writing, reading.

Connections

Married Gunnlaugur Helgason, May 1994 (divorced August 1996). Children: Helgi Steinar.

father:
Erling Jon

mother:
Kolbrun Sigurdsson

spouse:
Gunnlaugur Helgason

child:
Helgi Steinar Erlingsdottir