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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 television stations in the United States and eventually for CBS News and ABC News. From 1989 to 1995, he was anchor of the entertainment news program Inside Edition. O'Reilly is widely considered a conservative commentator, though some of his positions diverge from conservative orthodoxy. O'Reilly is a registered "Independent" and characterizes himself as a "traditionalist." O'Reilly is the author ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more

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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 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, USA

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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. He was unable to formally finish high school as he was incarcerated for 60 days. He subsequently joined the United States Air Force before moving into journalism. He traveled frequently, including stints in California, Puerto Rico, and Brazil, before settling in Aspen, Colorado, in the early 1960s. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 68 (1937-2005)

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

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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 setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. After an apprenticeship with a printer, he worked as a typesetter and contributed articles to the newspaper of his older brother, Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before heading west to join Orion in Nevada. He referred humorously to his singular lack of success at mining, turning to journalism for the Virginia ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 75 (1835-1910)

Birthplace: Monroe County, Florida, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

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