Georgie Anne Geyer is one of America's foremost columnists on foreign affairs. Now with the Universal Press Syndicate, "Gigi" or "Gee Gee" Geyer began her journalistic career on the South Side of Chicago. Gigi was born in Chicago on April 2, 1935. She was salutatorian of her class at Calument High School in 1952 and graduated from the Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism in 1956 where she was a member of the Chi Omega sorority. After Northwestern, Gigi attended the University of Vienna on a Fullbright Scholarship. Gigi's first job as a reporter was for The Southtown Economist. From 1959 to 1974 Gigi was a reporter for The Chicago Daily News where she started out on society news but progressed to general news assignments and finally was stationed overseas as a foreign correspondent. Gigi left The Chicago Daily News in 1974 to become an independent nationally syndicated columnist.