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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.

list ordered by

1
512 372
Lester Holt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 59 - NBC Nightly News, NBC

2
522 395
Wolf Blitzer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 70 - The Situation Room, CNN

3
421 319
Lesley Stahl is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 76 - 60 Minutes, CBS

4
443 338
Morley Safer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 86 - 60 Minutes, CBS

5
431 346
Christiane Amanpour is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 60 - Amanpour, CNN

6
414 334
Scott Pelley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 60 - CBS Evening News, CBS

7
398 325
Andrea Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 71 - Andrea Mitchell Reports, MSNBC

8
343 277
Steve Kroft is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 72 - 60 Minutes, CBS

9
417 356
Robin Roberts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 61 - Good Morning America, ABC

10
334 281
Natalie Morales-Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 45 - The Today Show, NBC

11
435 376
Shepard Smith is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 54 - Shepard Smith Reporting, Fox News

12
344 294
Hoda Kotb is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 53 - The Today Show, NBC

13
372 323
Tamron Hall is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today

14
345 298
Savannah Guthrie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 46 - The Today Show, NBC

15
510 458
Rachel Maddow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 45 -

The Rachel Maddow Show, MSNBC

16
411 365
Gayle King is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 63 - CBS This Morning, CBS

17
416 370
George Stephanopoulos is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 57 - ABC News, ABC

18
345 304
Lara Logan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 47 - 60 Minutes, CBS

19
312 281
Alex Wagner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 40 - Now with Alex Wagner, MSNBC

20
382 350
Kathie Lee Gifford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 64 - The Today Show, NBC

21
318 289
Michaela Pereira is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 47 - New Day, CNN

22
403 374
Chris Matthews is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 72 - Hardball with Chris Matthews, MSNBC

23
412 385
Don Lemon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 52 - Tonight with Don Lemon, CNN

24
295 275
Kate Bolduan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 34 - @THIS HOUR with John Berman, CNN

25
318 298
Thomas Roberts is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 45 - MSNBC Live, MSNBC

26
301 282
Zain Asher is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 34 - CNN Newsroom, CNN International

27
372 361
Chris Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 47 - New Day, CNN

28
429 436
Geraldo Rivera is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 74 - Geraldo at Large, Fox News

29
30 21
John Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
rocketman72 added age 50

30
328 344
Joe Scarborough is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 54 - Morning Joe, MSNBC

31
385 410
Nancy Grace is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 58 - Nancy Grace, HLN

32
83 84
Lisa Ling is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Tom Derr added age 44

33
467 516
Anderson Cooper is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 50 - Anderson Cooper 360, CNN

34
435 490
Bill O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 68 - The O'Reilly Factor, Fox News

35
23 28
Brett Baer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
RossSmith1 added

36
410 479
Matt Lauer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 60 - The Today Show, NBC

37
458 535
Sean Hannity is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 56 - Hannity, Fox News

38
284 336
Jim Cramer is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
age 63 - Mad Money, CNBC

39
260 313
Jared Fogle is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
scooby-doobydoo added Jared Fogle

40
16 32
nicole wallace is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
drex added nicole wallace

41
15 42
Joy Reid is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
drex added Joy Reid

42
96 152
Charlie Rose is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today
Tom Derr added age 76