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

List is made up of many different people, including Robert Siegel and Walter Cronkite.

While this isn't a list of all male newscasters, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male newscasters?" and "Who are the best male newscasters?"
Keith Olbermann is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Newscasters
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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 TV network and the host of the Current TV weeknight political commentary program, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, until March 30, 2012, a program he hosted with the same title and a similar format on MSNBC from March 2003 to January 2011. During his time at MSNBC, Olbermann established a niche in cable news commentary, gaining note for his pointed criticism of right-wing or conservative ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 59

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

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Walter Cronkite is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Newscasters
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Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. was an American broadcast journalist, best known as anchorman for the CBS Evening News for 19 years. During the heyday of CBS News in the 1960s and 1970s, he was often cited as "the most trusted man in America" after being so named in an opinion poll. He reported many events from 1937 to 1981, including bombings in World War II; the Nuremberg trials; combat in the Vietnam War; Watergate; the Iran Hostage Crisis; and the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy, civil rights pioneer Martin Luther King, Jr., and Beatles musician John Lennon. He was also known for his extensive coverage of the U.S. space program, from Project Mercury to the Moon landings to the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 93 (1916-2009)

Birthplace: Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States of America

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#12 on The Most Influential News Anchors of All Time

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Tom Brokaw is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Newscasters
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Thomas John "Tom" Brokaw is an American television journalist and author best known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004. He is the author of The Greatest Generation and other books and the recipient of numerous awards and honors. He is the only person to host all three major NBC News programs: The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, and, briefly, Meet the Press. He now serves as a Special Correspondent for NBC News and works on documentaries for other outlets. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 78

Birthplace: Webster, South Dakota, United States of America

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Charles Pugh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Newscasters
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Charles Pugh is an American television journalist, radio personality, and politician best known for his career for ten years for being the weekend anchor at WJBK in Detroit from 1999 to 2009. Pugh was elected council president of Detroit City Council in Detroit's city elections in 2009. He also served as the radio personality on CoCo, Foolish and Mr. Chase in the Morning and his own talk show, That's What's Up, which originally aired Sunday evenings on WJLB. Pugh, who came out as gay in 2004, was the city's first openly gay elected official. Pugh resigned from the station in March 2009 to pursue his political campaign. He won the most votes of any council candidate on election day, giving ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 46

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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