A Day in the Life of Gayle King: 2 Jobs, 5 Outfits, and an Army’s Worth of Spanx

Gayle King, in the makeup chair at 5:23 a.m. Photo: Dina Litovsky

“Like everybody, you juggle, and you work it out,” says Gayle King, co-host of CBS This Morning with Charlie Rose and Norah O’Donnell and editor-at-large of O: The Oprah Magazine, about the 18-to-20-hour workdays she often puts in. “I don’t get enough sleep — I wear the Jawbone Up band to tell me, and last night I got three hours and 43 minutes. But don’t cry for me, because I love my job and I love my life. Sometimes you drop a ball, but you pick it up and keep going.” 

For the latest edition of “Life in Pictures,” photographer Dina Litovsky followed 60-year-old King on June 10, through wardrobe changes, lunch in an elevator, and a panel at the Forbes Women’s Summit.

*This article appears in the June 29, 2015 issue of New York Magazine.

A Day in the Life of Gayle King