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List of famous broadcasters, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top broadcasters in the world? This includes the most prominent broadcasters, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable broadcasters is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic broadcasters were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned broadcasters.

This list includes Ian Bradley, Shepard Smith and more people.

From reputable, prominent, and well known broadcasters to the lesser known broadcasters of today, these are some of the best professionals in the broadcaster field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous broadcasters ever?" and "What are the names of famous broadcasters?" then you're in the right place.
Brooke Burke Charvet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Brooke Lisa Burke (born September 8, 1971) is an American actress, dancer, model, and television personality. She is known as a Playboy model, hosting Wild On!, Rock Star (2005–2006), winning ...more

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Peaches Geldof is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Peaches Honeyblossom Geldof-Cohen (13 March 1989 – 6 or 7 April 2014) was an English columnist, television personality, and model. She was the second daughter of musician Bob Geldof and ...more

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Kevin Smith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American filmmaker, actor, comedian, comic book writer, author, and podcaster. He came to prominence with the low-budget comedy film Clerks ...more

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Stephen Fry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is an English actor, comedian and writer. He and Hugh Laurie are the comic double act Fry and Laurie, who starred in A Bit of Fry & Laurie and Jeeves ...more

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Carol Vorderman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Carol Jean Vorderman, MBE (born 24 December 1960) is a British media personality, best known for co-hosting the popular game show Countdown for 26 years from 1982 until 2008, publishing ...more
Pat Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Patrick Joseph Buchanan (; born November 2, 1938) is an American paleoconservative political commentator, columnist, politician and broadcaster. Buchanan was an assistant and special consultant ...more

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Jeremy Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson (born 11 April 1960) is an English broadcaster, journalist and writer who specialises in motoring. He is best known for co-presenting the motoring programmes Top ...more

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Chris Hardwick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Christopher Ryan Hardwick (born November 23, 1971) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, television host, writer, producer, and podcaster. He hosts Talking Dead, an hourly aftershow on AMC ...more

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George Stephanopoulos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
George Robert Stephanopoulos (; born February 10, 1961) is an American television host, political commentator, and former Democratic adviser. Stephanopoulos currently is chief anchor and ...more

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C. S. Lewis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
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David Attenborough is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Sir David Frederick Attenborough (; born 8 May 1926) is an English broadcaster and natural historian. He is best known for writing and presenting, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History ...more

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Charlie Brooker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Charlton "Charlie" Brooker (born 3 March 1971) is an English humourist, critic, author, screenwriter, producer, and television presenter. He is the creator and co-showrunner of the ...more

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Bill Simmons is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
William John Simmons III (born September 25, 1969), is an American sports writer, sports analyst, author, and podcaster. Simmons first gained attention with his website as "The Boston ...more
Alistair Cooke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Alistair Cooke (20 November 1908 – 30 March 2004) was a British writer whose work as a journalist, television personality and radio broadcaster was done primarily in the United States. Outside ...more
Davina McCall is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Davina Lucy Pascale McCall (born 16 October 1967) is an English television presenter and model. She was the presenter of Big Brother during its run on Channel 4 between 2000 and 2010. She has ...more
Shepard Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Shepard "Shep" Smith (born David Shepard Smith Jr.; January 14, 1964) is an American television news anchor on the Fox News Channel. He serves as the channel's chief news anchor and as ...more

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Glenn Gould is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Glenn Gould
Glenn Herbert Gould (; 25 September 1932 – 4 October 1982) was a Canadian pianist who became one of the best-known and most-celebrated classical pianists of the 20th century. He was renowned as ...more

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Ned Sherrin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Edward George Sherrin (18 February 1931 – 1 October 2007) was an English broadcaster, author and stage director. He qualified as a barrister and then worked in independent television before ...more
Jeremy Paxman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Jeremy Dickson Paxman (born 11 May 1950) is a British broadcaster, journalist, author, and television presenter. Born in Leeds, Paxman was educated at Malvern College and St Catharine's College, ...more
Dan Marino is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Daniel Constantine Marino Jr. (born September 15, 1961) is an American former football quarterback who played seventeen seasons for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). ...more

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Ian Bradley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Ian Campbell Bradley (born 28 May 1950) is a retired British academic, author, theologian, Church of Scotland minister, journalist and broadcaster. At the University of St Andrews, he was ...more
Bruce Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Paul Bruce Dickinson (born 7 August 1958) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, airline pilot, entrepreneur, author, and broadcaster. He is known for his work as the lead singer of the ...more

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Keyshawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
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Michelangelo Signorile ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
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Richard Wilson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Broadcasters
Richard Wilson (born Iain Carmichael Wilson; 9 July 1936) is a Scottish actor, theatre director and broadcaster. He played Victor Meldrew in the BBC sitcom One Foot in the Grave. A later role ...more

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