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

Oprah Winfrey and Bill O'Reilly are only the beginning of the people on this list.

From reputable, prominent, and well known tv anchorpersons to the lesser known tv anchorpersons of today, these are some of the best professionals in the tv anchorperson field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous tv anchorpersons ever?" and "What are the names of famous tv anchorpersons?" then you're in the right place. (534 items)
Oprah Winfrey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her multi-award-winning talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, ...more
Bill O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
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 TV Anchorpersons
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
Katie Couric is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
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
Barbara Walters is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Barbara Walters is an American broadcast journalist, author and television personality. She has hosted morning television shows Today and The View, the television news magazine 20/20, ...more
Matt Lauer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
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
Walter Cronkite is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. was an American broadcast journalist, best known as anchorman for the CBS Evening News for 19 years. During the heyday of CBS News in the 1960s and 1970s, he was ...more
Robin Meade is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Robin Michelle Meade is the lead news anchor for HLN's morning show Morning Express with Robin Meade. Meade is a former Miss Ohio and began her broadcasting career with local stations in that ...more
Al Roker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
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
Jerry Springer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Gerald Norman "Jerry" Springer is an English-born American television presenter. He is a former Democratic mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, news anchor, actor, and musician. He has hosted ...more
Jillian Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Jillian Marie Barberie is a Canadian-American actress, television hostess, and radio host who currently co-hosts Mid-Day LA on Talk Radio 790 KABC in Los Angeles. She is well known for ...more
Brian Williams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
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) 13 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
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
Pat Sajak is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
This person is an American television personality, former weatherman, actor and talk show host, best known as the host of the American television game show Wheel of Fortune.
Ann Curry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Ann Curry is an American television personality, news journalist and photojournalist. In June 2012, she became the National and International Correspondent/Anchor for NBC News and the Anchor at ...more
Howard Cosell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Howard William Cosell was an American sports journalist who was widely known for his blustery, cocksure personality. Cosell said of himself, "Arrogant, pompous, obnoxious, vain, cruel, ...more
Lauren Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Lauren Wendy Sánchez is an American news anchor, entertainment reporter, and media personality. She is the co-host on KTTV Fox-11's Good Day LA and the station's Ten o'clock News. She was ...more
Tom Brokaw is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Thomas John "Tom" Brokaw is an American television journalist and author best known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004. He is the author of The ...more
Maria Shriver is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Maria Owings Shriver is an American journalist, activist, author of six best-selling books, and former First Lady of California as the wife of former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. ...more
Jodi Applegate is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Jodi Applegate is an American broadcast journalist. She served as an anchorwoman at local stations as well as nationally for MSNBC and NBC News.
Sam Ryan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Sam Ryan is an American sportscaster who has been with MLB Network since September 2011.
Tom Snyder is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Thomas James "Tom" Snyder was an American television personality, news anchor, and radio personality best known for his late night talk shows The Tomorrow Show, on the NBC television ...more
Martha MacCallum is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Martha Bowes MacCallum is an American news anchor on the Fox News Channel. She joined the network in 2004, and is based in the New York City bureau. She previously hosted The Live Desk with ...more
Bryant Gumbel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Bryant Charles Gumbel is an American television journalist and sportscaster. He is best known for his 15 years as co-host of NBC's The Today Show. He is the younger brother of sportscaster Greg ...more
Bob Woodruff is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Robert Warren "Bob" Woodruff is an American television journalist. His career in journalism dates back to 1989, and he is widely known for succeeding Peter Jennings as co-anchor of ABC ...more