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 Barbara Walters

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Original Name
Barbara Jill Walters
Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death
30 Dec 2022 (aged 93)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial
Cremated. Specifically: Ashes given to her daughter.
Memorial ID
247913679 View Source

Journalist, Television Presenter. Barbara Walters was a pioneering journalist and television presenter who had a long and successful career in the media industry. She was born on September 25, 1929, in Boston, Massachusetts, and began her career in journalism as a writer and researcher for NBC News in the 1950s. Throughout her career, Walters became known for her interviews with high-profile figures, including presidents, celebrities, and other newsmakers. She was a co-host of the NBC news program "Today" and the ABC news magazine program "20/20." In 1976, Walters found a new home on ABC's "Evening News," making history as the first female co-anchor of an evening news program. In addition to her work in journalism, Walters was also known for her philanthropic efforts, including her support for various charitable organizations and causes. She received numerous awards and accolades throughout her career, including numerous Emmy Awards and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Radio and Television Society. Walters will be remembered as a trailblazer and an enduring influence in the world of journalism.

Journalist, Television Presenter. Barbara Walters was a pioneering journalist and television presenter who had a long and successful career in the media industry. She was born on September 25, 1929, in Boston, Massachusetts, and began her career in journalism as a writer and researcher for NBC News in the 1950s. Throughout her career, Walters became known for her interviews with high-profile figures, including presidents, celebrities, and other newsmakers. She was a co-host of the NBC news program "Today" and the ABC news magazine program "20/20." In 1976, Walters found a new home on ABC's "Evening News," making history as the first female co-anchor of an evening news program. In addition to her work in journalism, Walters was also known for her philanthropic efforts, including her support for various charitable organizations and causes. She received numerous awards and accolades throughout her career, including numerous Emmy Awards and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Radio and Television Society. Walters will be remembered as a trailblazer and an enduring influence in the world of journalism.

Bio by: Jordan Rhone


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Jordan Rhone
  • Added: 30 Dec 2022
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 247913679
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/247913679/barbara-walters: accessed ), memorial page for Barbara Walters (25 Sep 1929–30 Dec 2022), Find a Grave Memorial ID 247913679; Cremated, Ashes given to her daughter.; Maintained by Find a Grave.