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Teresa Anne “Terri” Belli

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Teresa Anne “Terri” Belli Famous memorial

Birth
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Death
5 Aug 2023 (aged 70)
New York, New York County, New York, USA
Burial
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA GPS-Latitude: 43.2195392, Longitude: -77.6295575
Plot
No30 Lot: 108 Grave: 2W
Memorial ID
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American Documentarian. She was a humanitarian, producer, journalist, and documentarian.

She graduated from Greece Athena High School in 1971 and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from SUNY Brockport. During college and after graduation, she interned and acted at the GeVa Theatre Center in Rochester, New York.

In 1978, she left for New York City to pursue a career in acting. She became a secretary for CBS's "60 Minutes." While there, CBS and Dan Rather noticed her talent for news media, and in 1981, she became Dan's Assistant on "CBS Evening News." She eventually became a producer for the Northeast Bureau of CBS's "Weekend News" and "Evening News."

She was also an accomplished documentarian who won three Emmy Awards for her documentary news stories. These included; "TWA Flight 100" (1996), "Farewell to a Princess" (1997), and "Snipers Caught" (2002).

During her work with CBS, she traveled to London with Dan Rather for the wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, to Havana to interview Fidel Castro, and to Iceland to meet Presidents Reagan and Gorbachev.

After she retired in 2010, she continued to make documentaries and produce for Mr. Rather on "Dan Rather Reports."
American Documentarian. She was a humanitarian, producer, journalist, and documentarian.

She graduated from Greece Athena High School in 1971 and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from SUNY Brockport. During college and after graduation, she interned and acted at the GeVa Theatre Center in Rochester, New York.

In 1978, she left for New York City to pursue a career in acting. She became a secretary for CBS's "60 Minutes." While there, CBS and Dan Rather noticed her talent for news media, and in 1981, she became Dan's Assistant on "CBS Evening News." She eventually became a producer for the Northeast Bureau of CBS's "Weekend News" and "Evening News."

She was also an accomplished documentarian who won three Emmy Awards for her documentary news stories. These included; "TWA Flight 100" (1996), "Farewell to a Princess" (1997), and "Snipers Caught" (2002).

During her work with CBS, she traveled to London with Dan Rather for the wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, to Havana to interview Fidel Castro, and to Iceland to meet Presidents Reagan and Gorbachev.

After she retired in 2010, she continued to make documentaries and produce for Mr. Rather on "Dan Rather Reports."

Bio by: Spyhopping


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  • Originally Created by: Spyhopping
  • Added: Apr 6, 2024
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/269157658/teresa_anne-belli: accessed ), memorial page for Teresa Anne “Terri” Belli (2 Aug 1953–5 Aug 2023), Find a Grave Memorial ID 269157658, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.