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List of Famous TV Journalists

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List of famous tv journalists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Renowned like those found below have helped make a great impact on the world, through a combination of hard work and dedication to their profession. This list includes the most prominent tv journalists, living and dead, from every country in the world. Interesting information is included in this list of notable tv journalists, such as where these historic tv journalists were born and what their nationality is. If your dream job is to be a popular tv journalist then you should look to these people for inspiration.

Examples of people on this list include Katie Couric and Matt Lauer.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous tv journalists?" and "Who are the best tv journalists?" then you're in the right place. (657 items)
Katie Couric is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Katherine Anne Couric ( KURR-ik; born January 7, 1957) is an American journalist and author. She recently served as Yahoo's Global News Anchor. Couric has been a television host on all Big Three ...more

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Barbara Walters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Barbara Jill Walters (born September 25, 1929) is an American broadcast journalist, author, and television personality. Walters has hosted a variety of television programs, including Today, The ...more

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Matt Lauer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Matthew Todd Lauer (; born December 30, 1957) is an American former television news anchor. He was the co-host of NBC's Today show from 1997 to 2017, and a contributor for Dateline NBC. With ...more

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Al Roker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Albert Lincoln Roker Jr. (born August 20, 1954) is an American weather forecaster, journalist, television personality, actor, and author. He is the current weather anchor on NBC's Today. Roker ...more

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Lara Logan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Lara Logan (born 29 March 1971) is a South African television and radio journalist and war correspondent. She was a correspondent for CBS News between 2002 and 2018. In 2019, she joined the ...more

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Lisa Ling is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Lisa J. Ling (born August 30, 1973) is an American journalist, television presenter, and author. She is currently the host of This Is Life with Lisa Ling on CNN. She is the former host of Our ...more

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Mélissa Theuriau ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Mélissa Theuriau (French pronunciation: ​[melisa tœʁjo]; born July 18, 1978) is a French journalist and news anchor for M6. She studied journalism and became a television news presenter. ...more
Ashleigh Banfield is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Ashleigh Dennistoun Banfield (born December 29, 1967) is a Canadian-American journalist who until October 26, 2018 was a host and legal expert at the HLN TV network. She is a former host of ...more
Ann Curry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Ann Curry (born November 19, 1956) is an American journalist and photojournalist who has been a reporter for more than 30 years, focused on human suffering in war zones and natural disasters. ...more

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David Koch is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
David James Koch ( KOSH; born 7 March 1956) nicknamed "Kochie" ( KOSH-ee) is an Australian television presenter best known as a host of the Seven Network's breakfast program Sunrise. ...more
Joumana Kidd is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Joumana Marie Kidd (née Samaha) (born September 28, 1972) is an actress and journalist and former wife of retired NBA basketball star Jason Kidd.
Steve Doocy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Stephen James "Steve" Doocy (; born October 19, 1956) is host of Fox & Friends on Fox News and an author..

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Star Jones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Starlet Marie Jones (born March 24, 1962) is an American lawyer, journalist, television personality, fashion designer, author, and women's and diversity advocate. She is best known as one of the ...more

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Sam Ryan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Samantha Ryan is an American sportscaster who is a sports anchor for WABC-TV New York's Eyewitness News' weekend evening broadcasts.
Pam Oliver is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Pamela Donielle Oliver (born March 10, 1961) is an American sportscaster known for her work on the sidelines for various National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Football League (NFL)
Tracy Wolfson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Tracy Wolfson (born March 17, 1975) is an American sportscaster for CBS Sports.
Christine Chubbuck is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Christine Chubbuck (August 24, 1944 – July 15, 1974) was an American television news reporter who worked for WTOG and WXLT-TV in Florida. She is known for being the first person to commit ...more

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Marv Albert is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Marv Albert (born Marvin Philip Aufrichtig; June 12, 1941) is an American sportscaster. Honored for his work as a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, he is commonly referred to as "the ...more

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Jake Tapper is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Jacob Paul Tapper (born March 12, 1969) is an American journalist, author, and cartoonist. He is the Chief Washington Correspondent for CNN, weekday television news show The Lead with Jake ...more

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Joan Lunden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Joan Lunden (born Joan Elise Blunden on September 19, 1950) is an American journalist, an author, and a television host. Lunden was the co-host of ABC's Good Morning America from 1980 to 1997, ...more

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Morley Safer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Morley Safer (November 8, 1931 – May 19, 2016) was a Canadian-American broadcast journalist, reporter, and correspondent for CBS News. He was best known for his long tenure on the news magazine ...more
John Stossel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
John Frank Stossel (born March 6, 1947) is an American consumer television personality, author, and libertarian pundit, known for his career on both ABC News and Fox Business Channel. Stossel's ...more

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Liz Cho is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Liz Cho is a 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) 24 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
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
Savannah Guthrie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous TV Journalists
Savannah Clark Guthrie (born December 27, 1971) is an Australian-born American broadcast journalist and attorney. She is a main co-anchor of the NBC News morning show Today, a position she has ...more

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