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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

Marv Albert is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Marv Albert is an American sportscaster. Honored for his work as a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, he is commonly referred to as "the voice of basketball." From 1967–2004, he ...more

Shepard Smith is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
David Shepard Smith, Jr., known better as Shepard Smith or Shep Smith, is an American television news anchor. He is the former host of Fox Report with Shepard Smith and Studio B weekdays on Fox ...more

Christine Devine is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Christine Devine is a well known television news anchor based in Los Angeles. She can be seen weeknights on KTTV's Fox 11 News. She’s won 16 Emmys including the prestigious Governors Award. Six ...more

Ted Koppel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Edward James Martin "Ted" Koppel is a British American broadcast journalist, best known as the anchor for Nightline from the program's inception in 1980 until his retirement in late ...more

Brent Musburger is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Brent Woody Musburger is an American sportscaster for the ESPN and ABC television networks. Formerly with CBS Sports and one of the original members of their program The NFL Today, Musburger has ...more

Joan Lunden is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Joan Lunden is an American journalist, author and television host. She was the co-host of ABC's Good Morning America from 1980–97, and has authored eight books. She has appeared on the Biography ...more

Carl Stokes is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Carl Burton Stokes was an American politician of the Democratic party who served as the 51st mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. Elected on November 7, 1967, and taking office on January 1, 1968, he was ...more

Jim Lehrer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
James Charles "Jim" Lehrer is an American journalist and novelist, and is the executive editor and a former news anchor for the PBS NewsHour on PBS. He is also known for his role as a ...more

Maury Povich is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Maurice Richard "Maury" Povich is an American television presenter, best known for hosting the tabloid talk show Maury.

Liz Cho is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Liz Cho is a local news anchor at WABC-TV in New York City. She has co-anchored the weekday 4 and 6 p.m. editions of Eyewitness News.

Adam Joseph is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Adam Joseph Hodges is an American singer-songwriter, and music producer. Joseph has released two albums and sixteen singles during his career. He is also the president of his own recording ...more

Hal Fishman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Harold "Hal" Fishman was a local news anchor in the Los Angeles area, serving on-air with Los Angeles-area television stations continuously between 1960 until his death in 2007. ...more

Connie Chung is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Constance Yu-Hwa Chung Povich better known as Connie Chung, is an American journalist. She has been an anchor and reporter for the U.S. television news networks NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, and MSNBC. ...more

Ainsley Earhardt is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Ainsley Earhardt is a journalist who is the co-host of FOX and Friends First at 5 AM ET. Earhardt is an anchor and correspondent for the Fox News Channel and Earhardt also reports for FOX's ...more

Jane Pauley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Margaret Jane Pauley, better known as Jane Pauley, is an American television anchor and journalist, and has been involved in news reporting since 1975. She is best known for her 13-year tenure ...more

Lu Parker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Frances Louise "Lu" Parker is a broadcast journalist and former Miss USA from South Carolina.

Charles Pugh is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Charles Pugh is an American television journalist, radio personality, and politician best known for his career for ten years for being the weekend anchor at WJBK in Detroit from 1999 to 2009. ...more

Sam Champion is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Samuel James "Sam" Champion is an American weather anchor who is best known for his combined 25-year career on the ABC flagship station WABC-TV and Good Morning America. He currently ...more

Jessica Savitch is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Jessica Beth Savitch was an American television broadcaster and news reporter, host of PBS's Frontline and New York weekend anchor of NBC Nightly News during the short-lived Roger Mudd/Tom

Robert MacNeil is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Robert Breckenridge Ware MacNeil, OC, also known as Robin MacNeil, is a Canadian American novelist, and former television news anchor and journalist who had paired with Jim Lehrer to create The ...more

Elizabeth Vargas is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Elizabeth Anne Vargas is an American television journalist who is anchor of ABC's television newsmagazine 20/20 and ABC News specials. She was previously an anchor of World News Tonight.

Harry Reasoner is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Harry Truman Reasoner was an American journalist for ABC and CBS News, known for his inventive use of language as a television commentator, and as a founder of the 60 Minutes program. Over the ...more

Charles Perez is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Charles Perez is an American writer and a former television news reporter, anchor and talk show host.

Dave Brindle is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Dave Brindle is a Canadian broadcast journalist and producer. He hosts and produces news programming that links old and new media platforms. He has created "sharing-of-information" ...more

Charles Kuralt is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
Charles Kuralt was an American journalist. He was most widely known for his long career with CBS, first for his "On the Road" segments on The CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite, and ...more