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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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502 367
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
462 354
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
422 323
Morley Safer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Morley Safer age 86 - 60 Minutes, CBS

4
387 305
Lesley Stahl is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Lesley Stahl age 76 - 60 Minutes, CBS

5
405 329
Christiane Amanpour is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Christiane Amanpour age 60 - Amanpour, CNN

6
420 344
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
395 322
Scott Pelley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Scott Pelley age 60 - CBS Evening News, CBS

8
325 268
Steve Kroft is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Steve Kroft age 72 - 60 Minutes, CBS

9
397 338
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
367 310
Andrea Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Andrea Mitchell age 71 - Andrea Mitchell Reports, MSNBC

11
324 282
Savannah Guthrie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Savannah Guthrie age 46 - The Today Show, NBC

12
310 270
Natalie Morales-Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Natalie Morales-Rhodes age 45 - The Today Show, NBC

13
318 280
Hoda Kotb is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Hoda Kotb age 53 - The Today Show, NBC

14
390 348
Gayle King is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Gayle King age 63 - CBS This Morning, CBS

15
390 348
George Stephanopoulos is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
George Stephanopoulos age 57 - ABC News, ABC

16
473 427
Rachel Maddow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Rachel Maddow age 45 - The Rachel Maddow Show, MSNBC

17
349 312
Tamron Hall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Tamron Hall age 47 - NewsNation with Tamron Hall, MSNBC

18
325 294
Lara Logan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Lara Logan age 47 - 60 Minutes, CBS

19
378 350
Chris Matthews is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Chris Matthews age 72 - Hardball with Chris Matthews, MSNBC

20
295 271
Alex Wagner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Alex Wagner age 40 - Now with Alex Wagner, MSNBC

21
301 278
Michaela Pereira is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Michaela Pereira age 47 - New Day, CNN

22
385 359
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
309 288
Thomas Roberts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Thomas Roberts age 45 - MSNBC Live, MSNBC

24
354 333
Kathie Lee Gifford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Kathie Lee Gifford age 64 - The Today Show, NBC

25
415 395
Geraldo Rivera is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Geraldo Rivera age 74 - Geraldo at Large, Fox News

26
283 265
Kate Bolduan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Kate Bolduan age 34 - @THIS HOUR with John Berman, CNN

27
288 272
Zain Asher is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Zain Asher age 34 - CNN Newsroom, CNN International

28
351 342
Chris Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Chris Cuomo age 47 - New Day, CNN

29
320 320
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
381 389
Nancy Grace is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Nancy Grace age 58 - Nancy Grace, HLN

31
421 438
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
405 428
Matt Lauer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Matt Lauer age 60 - The Today Show, NBC

33
72 74
Lisa Ling is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Tom Derr added Lisa Ling age 44

34
10 8
nicole wallace is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
drex added nicole wallace

35
440 481
Sean Hannity is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Sean Hannity age 56 - Hannity, Fox News

36
259 283
Jared Fogle is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
scooby-doobydoo added Jared Fogle

37
7 9
Brett Baer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
RossSmith1 added Brett Baer

38
8 13
Joy Reid is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
drex added Joy Reid

39
91 115
Charlie Rose is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Tom Derr added Charlie Rose age 76

40
413 494
Anderson Cooper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Anderson Cooper age 50 - Anderson Cooper 360, CNN

41
5 16
John Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
rocketman72 added John Dickerson age 50

42
259 325
Jim Cramer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Jim Cramer age 63 - Mad Money, CNBC