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List of famous male reporters, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male reporters list contains the most prominent and top males known for being reporters. There are thousand of males working as reporters in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic reporters have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a reporter then the people below should give you inspiration.

The list you're viewing is made up of different people like David Finkel and David Haugh. Featuring news reporters who became TV anchors and newscasters, this list has it all. 

While this isn't a list of all male reporters, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male reporters?" and "Who are the best male reporters?"
Bill O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Reporters
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William James "Bill" O'Reilly, Jr. is an American television host, author, syndicated columnist, and political commentator. He is the host of the political commentary program The O'Reilly Factor on the Fox News Channel. During the late 1970s and 1980s, he worked as a news reporter for various local ...more

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Age: 67

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Commentator, Journalist, Television producer, Historian, Actor, + more

Credits: Inside Edition, The O'Reilly Factor, The Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium: O'Reilly vs. Stewart 2012, Legends & Lies

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#88 on Celebrities Who Should Run for President

#55 on The Greatest Cricketers

#26 on Guests You Hope to See on Late Show with Stephen Colbert

#28 on Dream Presidential Debate Moderators

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Keith Olbermann is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Reporters
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Keith Theodore Olbermann is an American sports and political commentator and writer. As of 2013 he hosts a late-night show on ESPN2 and TSN2 called Olbermann, as well as being the studio host of TBS's Major League Baseball postseason coverage. Previously, he was the chief news officer of the Current ...more

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Age: 58

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Commentator, Journalist, Actor, TV Personality, Sports commentator

Credits: SportsCenter, 30 for 30, MSNBC Live, Football Night in America, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, + more

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#11 on The Best SportsCenter Anchors of All Time

#18 on The Most Powerful People on Twitter

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Hunter S. Thompson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Reporters
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Hunter Stockton Thompson was an American journalist and author. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, to a middle-class family, Thompson had a turbulent youth after the death of his father left the family in poverty. He was unable to formally finish high school as he was incarcerated for 60 days after ...more

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Age: Died at 68 (1937-2005)

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Profession: Journalist, Novelist, Author, Writer

Credits: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Rum Diary, Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, Where the Buffalo Roam

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#45 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

#90 on The Best Novelists of All Time

#4 on The Most Psychedelic People Ever

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Mark Twain is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Reporters
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Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the latter often called "the Great American Novel". Twain grew up in Hannibal, Missouri, which provided the ...more

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Age: Died at 75 (1835-1910)

Birthplace: Florida, Missouri, United States of America

Profession: Humorist, Journalist, Novelist, Lecturer, Author, + more

Credits: Tom and Huck, The Adventures of Huck Finn, Tom Sawyer, The Prince and the Pauper

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#1 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

#6 on The Best Writers of All Time

#73 on The All-Time Greatest People in History

#27 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

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