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  Peter Jennings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He had anchored ABC World News Tonight since 1978 and was the sole anchor from 1983 through April 2005.
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jennings was the son of Charles Jennings, the first news anchor and head of the news department at the CBC.
The special was hosted by Charles Gibson, who ended it standing in front of Jennings' empty anchor chair, giving way to a trumpeter, playing the ABC News division's theme music in the manner of a military bugler playing Taps; he did not play the final phrase, leaving the piece unresolved.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peter_Jennings   (2058 words)

 News Network
Both networks began broadcast news by focusing on events, matters of public concern such as political conventions, election results and presidential inaugurations, and from this earliest period, broadcast journalism was rooted in various forms of competition.
In this developmental period the growth of network television news was hindered by the decision of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to "freeze" new TV licenses between 1948 and 1952, until it could sort out channel allocations and decide on a standard for color TV.
The time gap between the occurrence of the news and the news broadcast was closing.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/N/htmlN/newsnetwork/newsnetwork.htm   (3211 words)

 CBS News | Who Will Replace Dan Rather? | September 29, 2005 07:30:05
Smith worked for CBS News for 13 years as an anchor, correspondent and featured contributor for various broadcasts before becoming the Early Show co-anchor in 2002.
Rather has worked at CBS News for more than 40 years and made his name as a reporter covering the Nixon White House.
His nearly quarter-century at the helm of the CBS Evening News is the longest at the helm of any U.S. network evening broadcast.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2004/11/23/entertainment/main657295.shtml   (695 words)

 Katie Couric, CBS Anchor? It's Like Night And 'Today' (washingtonpost.com)
By contemplating radical changes for the "Evening News" and, reportedly, other parts of CBS News, CBS President Leslie Moonves is sending shock waves through the division, even as it attempts to recover from the trauma caused by a much-criticized segment that aired on "60 Minutes Wednesday" and led to plans to sack four prominent staffers.
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CBS News President Andrew Heyward, instead of standing up for the news division as network news presidents are supposed to do, is reportedly working with Moonves on the radically overhauled broadcast and other changes throughout the division.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A22649-2005Jan19.html   (1019 words)

 Jackson metro & state news - The Clarion-Ledger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Stephanie Strickland, a 15-year news anchor for WJTV-Channel 12, is no longer on the air at the CBS affiliate, the station's general manager confirmed Friday.
Anchor Melanie Christopher will take Strickland's place at 5 p.m., while morning anchor Erin Pickens will take over at noon until a permanent replacement for Strickland is found, Romine said.
Kristen McFann, morning news co-anchor for WJTV-Channel 12, left the station in November to be with her husband, Scott Johnson, who had already been working as operations manager for Clear Channel Radio in Greenville for two months.
www.clarionledger.com /news/0312/13/m07.html   (399 words)

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She is one of the area’s most popular news anchors, having held principal anchor posts at WHDH-TV and WBZ-TV in Boston.
Carrigan has won an Emmy for her anchor work and was named ‘Best News Anchor’ for two consecutive years by Boston Magazine.
As a versatile and talented 'working anchor,' her day may be as varied as working a feature story from the newsroom, covering breaking news, fronting a live shot at 5pm, writing a news story for the 10pm and fill-in anchor duties at 10pm.
www.fox25.com /dynamic/images/stories/personalities/newscasters.html   (1375 words)

 KFTY || TV50 - ABC News Anchor Peter Jennings dies from lung cancer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
NEW YORK (AP) - Peter Jennings, the suave, Canadian-born broadcaster who delivered the news to Americans each night in five separate decades, died Sunday.
His father, Charles Jennings, was the first person to anchor a nightly national news program in Canada and later became head of the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.'s news division.
Jennings was picked to anchor the evening news and debuted on Feb. 1, 1965.
www.kfty.com /news/national/story.aspx?content_id=96C57653-BC0E-45C7-89E3-0EE23E5B8DEB   (990 words)

 Brokaw exits as nation’s favorite anchor - TV NEWS AND INFORMATION - MSNBC.com
NEW YORK - There’s something to be said about going out on top, seeing that last jump shot swish through the net or the final profit report stuffed with extra zeros.
Even as morning shows have eclipsed the evening news in profitability, the ratings at night continue to be an important barometer of a division’s health.
When he was in third place in the news ratings, he dealt constantly with rumors that he would be replaced.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/6577634   (1300 words)

 USATODAY.com - Poll ranks NBC's Brokaw most trusted news anchor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Twenty-two percent of those surveyed named NBC's Brokaw the news anchor they trust most, while Williams, the MSNBC anchor widely seen as being groomed to succeed Brokaw, was in last place with just 4%.
Top-rated cable network Fox News Channel's Shepard Smith (16%) was in a virtual three-way trustworthiness tie for second place with ABC World News Tonight anchor Peter Jennings (17%) and CBS Evening News host Dan Rather (16%).
But despite Fox News' overall lead in the cable news ratings, nearly a third of survey respondents, 31%, said they tune to CNN first when news breaks, followed by Fox News with 20%.
www.usatoday.com /money/media/2003-04-02-trusted-anchors_x.htm   (437 words)

 CNN.com - News anchor Paula Zahn signs on with CNN - September 6, 2001
NEW YORK (CNN) -- News anchor Paula Zahn, fired Wednesday from Fox News, announced Thursday she has signed a contract with CNN.
Fox News fired Zahn Wednesday afternoon for what it claimed was a breach of contract, though the anchor and her representatives said she did nothing wrong.
She earned an Emmy Award in 1994 for Outstanding Coverage of a Continuing News Story and another for her coverage of a mid-flight collision of two planes while at KCBS in Los Angeles in 1984.
archives.cnn.com /2001/SHOWBIZ/News/09/06/paula.zahn   (619 words)

 CNN Programs - Anchors/Reporters - Erica Hill
Erica Hill is a news anchor for CNN Headline News and co-hosts the network's Prime News Tonight with Mike Galanos.
Among other stories, she anchored coverage of the war in Iraq, including the discovery of American contractor Thomas Hamill after he escaped his captors there and the Northeast U.S. flout in 2003.
She also anchored and co-produced specials on a number of topics including the debate surrounding embryonic stem cell research, the technology behind the 2002 Winter Olympics and the 2001 Oscars.
www.cnn.com /CNN/anchors_reporters/hill.erica.html   (251 words)

 New York Daily News - Entertainment - Anchor's job up in the air   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Simpson is in negotiations for a new contract.
While ABC wants to keep her on board, her new duties may not include the Sunday anchor chair, according to sources familiar with the talks.
ABC News spokesman Jeffrey Schneider said it was "impossible to speculate" on what Simpson's future role would be.
www.nydailynews.com /entertainment/story/121085p-108967c.html   (215 words)

 NBC News Anchor Tom Brokaw Retires
But some media experts say that era may be coming to an end, with the retirement of NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw on December 1 after more than 40 years on the air, and the recent announcement by CBS anchor Dan Rather that he plans to step down early next year.
He later covered news from both the West and East Coasts of the United States, serving as a reporter and anchor in Los Angeles, then as a White House reporter for NBC.
Gloria Lyndaker from North Carolina is touring New York City, and has stopped by the NBC studio at Rockefeller Center for a glimpse of the morning show celebrities.
www.voanews.com /english/2004-12-01-voa59.cfm   (1113 words)

It is the number one cable news network, having surged ahead of CNN in early 2002.
At times, she is on the air for hours without a script, covering breaking news and conducting live interviews with newsmakers on national/international issues.
Browne received praise for her live coverage from the scene of the Long Island Railroad massacre, and for her un-scripted anchoring of the crash of TWA Flight 800.
www.pattiannbrowne.com   (373 words)

 FTVLive - Television News' Best Insider Website
Minneapolis station uses blimp in mystery news promotion that had the Twin Cities talking...
Fox to debut new show that will replace Geraldo's show on the Weekends...
Watch and listen to a Buffalo Anchor describe a suspect police are looking for.
www.ftvlive.com   (375 words)

 Daily News by Radok News
The New Orleans riverfront has been hit by a series of massive blasts, and fires are raging in the area.
It was early 1985, and the news was slowly leaking out: The Coca-Cola Co. was working on a new kind of Coke, a variation of a product that reached back through American history and a rejoinder to the emerging challenge from an upstart called Pepsi.
Federal regulators are considering a new indecency regulation that would require broadcasters to keep recordings of their programs for a limited period of time.
www.radoknews.com   (9555 words)

 wikien.info: KMSP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
KMSP remained affiliated with UPN until 2001, when the station was sold to the News Corporation, swapping affiliations with local Fox station WFTC 29, which then became a UPN station.
The station has had a long-running 9 PM newscast (Fox 9 News at 9), which airs an hour before most other news broadcasts in the area (being in the Central Time Zone, Minnesota TV stations usually air their nightly newscasts at 10 PM).
The two primary news anchors are Jeff Passolt and Robyne Robinson, who have been paired longer than any other area news readers, according to the station.
www.wikien.info /index.php?title=KMSP   (233 words)

 New York Daily News - TV and Radio - School days for ABC anchor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Carole Simpson is leaving her weekend anchor chair behind for the classroom.
As part of the new deal, Simpson will become an "ambassador" for ABC News, visiting public schools to help students make sense of the changing media landscape.
Simpson joined ABC News in 1982 and was Sunday evening news anchor since 1988.
www.nydailynews.com /entertainment/ent_radio/story/128489p-114950c.html   (327 words)

 ABC News: Dan Rather to Leave 'CBS Evening News'
Rather will stay with CBS News, working full time as a correspondent for both editions of "60 Minutes," and taking on other assignments as well.
"Dan's 24 years at the 'CBS Evening News' is the longest run of any evening news anchor in history and is a singular achievement in broadcast journalism," Leslie Moonves, CBS chairman and co-president and co-chief operating officer of CBS parent Viacom said in a statement.
Rather, 73, worked his first broadcast as anchor of "CBS Evening News" on March 9, 1981, when he took over from broadcasting legend Walter Cronkite, and has been with the network since 1962.
abcnews.go.com /US/story?id=276466&page=1   (419 words)

 Online NewsHour: CBS News Anchor Dan Rather to Resign in 2005 -- November 23, 2004
CBS News' Dan Rather, 73, announced Tuesday he will step down from his anchor post on March 9, exactly 24 years after inheriting the job from Walter Cronkite.
TERENCE SMITH: In his announcement, Dan Rather said his last night in the anchor chair at the CBS Evening News would be March 9 of next year, 24 years to the day after he took over from the retiring Walter Cronkite.
TERENCE SMITH: Of course the network news divisions over which they preside and will preside are much diminished from what they were 24 years ago when Dan Rather sat down in the chair.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/media/july-dec04/auletta_11-23.html   (1625 words)

 Dream Jobs | News Anchor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This is most evident on "Insight," a daily 30-minute broadcast focusing on one topic, usually the big story of the day. He also anchors an hour-long newscast seen at 6 pm in Europe.  Both shows are regularly seen on the CNN satellite feed around the world.
As Mann put it modestly, anchoring "is probably one of the lucrative jobs in the television industry." This statement is true for those at the top of their profession.
A University of Missouri Journalism School study estimates anchors in the 25 biggest TV markets are making an average of $130,000 this year.
www.salary.com /careers/layouthtmls/crel_display_Cat10_Ser172_Par272.html   (747 words)

 AOL News - Veteran Anchor to Step Down Wednesday
NEW YORK (March 3) - Farewells aren't supposed to go this way, especially when you've been a household name for millions of Americans for 24 years.
You're supposed to go out riding high, as NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw did when he stepped down last fall, not with co-workers sniping publicly that they don't watch your broadcast because there's something odd about you or that the reason you've held the anchor chair so long is that you intimidate your bosses.
Yet for Dan Rather, who steps down from The CBS Evening News next Wednesday, that's the way it is, to paraphrase the trademark sign-off of his predecessor, Walter Cronkite.
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 Rather to step down as CBS News anchor - TELEVISION - MSNBC.com
NEW YORK - Dan Rather, the hard-charging embodiment of CBS News who saw his reputation damaged by an ill-fated report on President Bush’s National Guard service, said Tuesday he will step down as “CBS Evening News” anchor in March after nearly a quarter-century in the job.
CBS News and Rather were undoubtedly weighing whether timing the announcement before or after the investigative panel’s release would be better, said Ken Auletta, media columnist for The New Yorker magazine.
In 1987, he walked off the evening news set in anger after CBS delayed the broadcast for a tennis match, leaving the network with dead air for six minutes.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/6567283?GT1=5809   (1417 words)

 KVLY TV 11 - Personality Bio - Robin Huebner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Robin was also a Big 10 champion competing for the University of Minnesota, where she received her degree in Broadcast Journalism, and was later named to the Women's Athletics Hall of Fame.
She was able to combine athletics and journalism as a sports anchor for a Twin Cities TV station!
It wasn't long before she was anchoring News11 on the weekends and in 1990 Robin was promoted to 6 and 10 PM producer and anchor.
www.kvlytv11.com /bio_robin.html   (198 words)

 The Most Biased Name in News
Fox News Channel is committed to being fair and balanced in the coverage of the stories everybody is reporting--and to reporting stories you won't hear anywhere else.
Fox's news specials are equally slanted: Dangerous Places (3/25/01), a special about foreign policy hosted by Newt Gingrich; Heroes, an irregular series hosted by former Republican congressmember John Kasich; and The Real Reagan (11/25/99), a panel discussion on Ronald Reagan, hosted by Tony Snow, in which all six guests were Reagan friends and political aides.
On Fox News Sunday (3/25/01), the network's Sunday-morning equivalent of Meet the Press, interviews with Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham and Sen. Joseph Lieberman were incongruously followed by a segment featuring a largely unknown reparations activist and David Horowitz, in a Crossfire-style debate about Horowitz's rejected ad.
www.fair.org /index.php?page=1067   (4995 words)

 RatherBiased.com | News | Anchor Allegedly Angry Rather Retains Job   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
NEWS NOTES: News Blues, a broadcasting Web site, reports that former Denver newsman Harry Smith "pointedly confronted" CBS News President Andrew Heyward during a staff meeting regarding the fallout of the network's faulty report about President Bush's national guard service.
Referring to him as "mild-mannered," News Blues said Smith wanted to know why and how Dan Rather is still able to keep his position on 60 Minutes Wednesday.
Unfortunately, News Blues does not allow non-subscribers to access its content.
ratherbiased.com /news/content/view/669/2   (244 words)

 Welcome to the Laurie Dhue Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
She serves as a news update anchor as well as host of weekend specials.
Laurie Dhue began her tenure at MSNBC in April 1999 as the anchor of Newsfront.
Laurie currently works for FOX News in NYC, and can be seen giving news updates on Fox News on the half hour, in addition, she can be seen Sunday mornings on Fox News co-anchoring their news program.
www.lauriedhue.com   (299 words)

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