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List of famous reporters, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top reporters in the world? This includes the most prominent reporters, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable reporters is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic reporters 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 reporters.

With famous news reporters and journalists ranging from Bill O'Reilly to Keith Olbermann, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.  

From reputable, prominent, and well known reporters to the lesser known reporters of today, these are some of the best professionals in the reporter field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous reporters ever?" and "What are the names of famous reporters?" then you're in the right place. 
Maria Menounos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Maria Menounos is an American actress, journalist, TV hostess, and occasional professional wrestling personality. She is known in the United States for her appearances as a TV correspondent for ...more
Bill O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Reporters
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 ...more
Keith Olbermann is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Reporters
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 ...more
Erin Andrews is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Erin Jill Andrews is an American sportscaster, journalist, and television personality. She currently hosts FOX College Football for Fox Sports, as well as Dancing with the Stars for ABC. Andrews ...more
Katie Couric is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Katie Couric became a household name when she co hosted the number one morning show in the US, The Today show (NBC), from 1991 to 2006. She made a highly publicized move from from NBC to CBS on ...more
Hunter S. Thompson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Reporters
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 ...more
Mark Twain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Reporters
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 ...more
Chris Matthews is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Christopher John "Chris" Matthews is an American political commentator and news anchor known for his nightly hour-long talk show, Hardball with Chris Matthews, which is televised on ...more
Matt Lauer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Matthew Todd Lauer (born December 30, 1957) is an American television news anchor. He was the co-host of NBC The Today show, with Savannah Guthrie. He was with NBC from 1997 to 2017 and a ...more
Anderson Cooper is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Anderson Hays Cooper is an American journalist, author, and television personality. He is the primary anchor of the CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360°. The program is normally broadcast live ...more
Diane Sawyer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Lila Diane Sawyer is an American television journalist. Previously, Sawyer had been the former anchor of ABC News's nightly flagship program ABC World News, a co-anchor of ABC News's morning ...more
Jenn Brown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Jennifer Lynne Brown is an American television personality who is a sportscaster, TV host, producer, and a model. Brown was formerly a reporter for ESPN – for both College GameDay and College ...more
Al Roker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Albert Lincoln "Al" Roker, Jr. is an American television personality, weather forecaster, actor, and book author. He is best known as being the weather anchor on NBC's Today. On ...more
Candice Crawford is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Candice Loren Romo is a former reporter for KDAF, the CW-affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas and a former American beauty queen. She won the Miss Missouri USA competition in 2008. She later ...more
Billy Bush is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Reporters
William Hall "Billy" Bush is an American radio and television host. He hosts The Billy Bush Show, a nationally syndicated radio show that airs throughout the U.S. through Dial Global. ...more
Sara Carbonero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Sara Carbonero Arévalo is a Spanish sports journalist. Since early 2000, she is the TV presenter for Telecinco.
Ernest Hemingway is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American author and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public ...more
Jenn Sterger is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Jennifer "Jenn" Lynette Sterger is a model and television personality, and former online columnist for Sports Illustrated. She has worked as the "Gameday Host" for the New ...more
Geraldo Rivera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Gerald Michael Riviera, better known as Geraldo Rivera, is an American attorney, news spinner, author, and talk show host. Rivera hosts the newsmagazine program Geraldo at Large and appears ...more
Thomas L. Friedman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Thomas Friedman appeared in The Revenge of the Electric Car documentary film.
Brian Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Brian Douglas Williams is an American journalist best known for his ten years as anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, the evening news program of the NBC television network. Nine ...more
Dan Rather is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Daniel Irvin "Dan" Rather, Jr. is an American journalist and the former news anchor for the CBS Evening News. He is now managing editor and anchor of the television news magazine Dan ...more
George Stephanopoulos is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Reporters
George Robert Stephanopoulos is an American television journalist and a former U.S. Democratic Party political advisor. Stephanopoulos rose to early prominence as a communications director for ...more
Lara Logan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Lara Logan is a South African television and radio journalist and war correspondent. She is the chief foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News and a correspondent for CBS's 60 Minutes.
Lisa Ling is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Reporters
Lisa J. Ling is an American journalist and writer. She is currently the host of This is Life with Lisa Ling on CNN. She is the former host of Our America with Lisa Ling on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey ...more