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popular opinion The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today  

Matthew Cole Weiss
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List Rules Can be any current newscasters or anchors who appear on national TV news in America.

Who are the most trustworthy anchors and news personalities today? We all know the names Walter Cronkite, Edward R. Murrow, Barbara Walters, Peter Jennings, and Dan Rather. Through the years, Americans have connected with many different TV newsmen and newswomen to keep them up to date and "in the know." News audiences form bonds with these newscasters and feel comfortable hearing the good and the bad news from these trusted and best newscasters.


Who's the most trusted working newscaster around today? From whom do you like getting your daily news, politics, and culture? This list of newscasters you trust includes those news anchors and newscasters that the American people believe in, ranked by US news watchers of all parties and beliefs.   


Keep in mind: different strokes for different folks. In the wild world of political news coverage, not everyone will respect the same type of journalism approach, but regardless, these are some of the best of the best on TV today and this list combines everyone's diverse opinion to determine the most trustworthy names in news, on the air today. 

Vote up the most trusted anchor or newscaster you believe in and always turn to when news breaks, or add the news anchors you love behind the desk if he or she is not already listed.

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1
438 256
Wolf Blitzer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Wolf Blitzer age 70 - The Situation Room, CNN

2
384 280
Lester Holt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Lester Holt age 59 - NBC Nightly News, NBC

3
382 285
Geraldo Rivera is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Geraldo Rivera age 74 - Geraldo at Large, Fox News

4
373 280
Gayle King is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Gayle King age 63 - CBS This Morning, CBS

5
355 266
Christiane Amanpour is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Christiane Amanpour age 60 - Amanpour, CNN

6
355 267
Shepard Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Shepard Smith age 54 - Shepard Smith Reporting, Fox News

7
360 274
Morley Safer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Morley Safer age 86 - 60 Minutes, CBS

8
331 254
Kathie Lee Gifford is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Kathie Lee Gifford age 64 - The Today Show, NBC

9
353 275
Robin Roberts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Robin Roberts age 61 - Good Morning America, ABC

10
346 270
Scott Pelley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Scott Pelley age 60 - CBS Evening News, CBS

11
325 252
Lesley Stahl is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Lesley Stahl age 76 - 60 Minutes, CBS

12
350 276
George Stephanopoulos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
George Stephanopoulos age 57 - ABC News, ABC

13
314 250
Andrea Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Andrea Mitchell age 71 - Andrea Mitchell Reports, MSNBC

14
285 225
Steve Kroft is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Steve Kroft age 72 - 60 Minutes, CBS

The Funniest TV Shows of All Time

15
291 233
Savannah Guthrie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Savannah Guthrie age 46 - The Today Show, NBC

16
284 228
Hoda Kotb is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Hoda Kotb age 53 - The Today Show, NBC

17
393 326
Matt Lauer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Matt Lauer age 60 - The Today Show, NBC

18
282 227
Natalie Morales-Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Natalie Morales-Rhodes age 45 - The Today Show, NBC

19
322 263
Tamron Hall is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Tamron Hall age 47 - NewsNation with Tamron Hall, MSNBC

20
398 331
Rachel Maddow is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Rachel Maddow age 45 - The Rachel Maddow Show, MSNBC

21
329 271
Chris Matthews is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Chris Matthews age 72 - Hardball with Chris Matthews, MSNBC

The Best Actors in Film History

22
335 277
Don Lemon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Don Lemon age 52 - Tonight with Don Lemon, CNN

23
371 310
Nancy Grace is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Nancy Grace age 58 - Nancy Grace, HLN

24
286 236
Michaela Pereira is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Michaela Pereira age 47 - New Day, CNN

25
303 252
Lara Logan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Lara Logan age 47 - 60 Minutes, CBS

26
275 231
Alex Wagner is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Alex Wagner age 40 - Now with Alex Wagner, MSNBC

27
266 223
Kate Bolduan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Kate Bolduan age 34 - @THIS HOUR with John Berman, CNN

28
294 250
Thomas Roberts is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Thomas Roberts age 45 - MSNBC Live, MSNBC

The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time

29
287 245
Joe Scarborough is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Joe Scarborough age 54 - Morning Joe, MSNBC

30
274 234
Zain Asher is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Zain Asher age 34 - CNN Newsroom, CNN International

31
368 330
Bill O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Bill O'Reilly age 68 - The O'Reilly Factor, Fox News

32
309 275
Chris Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Chris Cuomo age 47 - New Day, CNN

33
256 236
Jared Fogle is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
scooby-doobydoo added Jared Fogle

34
380 361
Sean Hannity is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Sean Hannity age 56 - Hannity, Fox News

35
69 55
Charlie Rose is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Tom Derr added Charlie Rose age 76

36
52 39
Lisa Ling is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Tom Derr added Lisa Ling age 44

37
243 284
Jim Cramer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Jim Cramer age 63 - Mad Money, CNBC

38
325 436
Anderson Cooper is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Anderson Cooper age 50 - Anderson Cooper 360, CNN