Broadcasters in History

Events in Film & TV

  • 1921-08-05 KDKA Pittsburgh presents first radio broadcast of MLB; Pirates beat Phillies, 8-0; Harold Arlin first play-by-play broadcaster
  • 1948-09-24 Mildred Gillars (Axis Sally), an American broadcaster employed by the Third Reich in Nazi Germany to proliferate propaganda during World War II, pleads not guilty to eight chargs of treason in Washington, D.C.
  • 1956-08-06 After going bankrupt in 1955, the American national broadcaster DuMont Television Network makes its final broadcast, a boxing match from St. Nicholas Arena
  • 1967-04-09 Shortwave broadcaster Radio NY Worldwide's transmitter burns down
  • 1981-09-04 Newscaster David Brinkley is released by NBC
  • 1985-12-01 Noraly Beyer becomes Neth's 1st black TV newscaster
  • 1987-08-04 FCC vote 4-0 to rescind fairness doctrine for broadcasters
  • 1989-02-03 Baseball's National League announces Yanks' broadcaster Bill White will its 1st African American President
  • 1989-06-08 Pirates score 10 in 1st (their best inning since 1942), prompts Pirate broadcaster Jim Rooker to say he would walk from Pitts to Philadelphia if Pirates lost, Phillies beat them 15-11, Rooker walks at end of season

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1992-04-15 William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy & DeForest Kelley inducted into National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame

  • 1997-09-28 Newscaster David Brinkley, 74, retires after 54 years in broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2004-02-01 Wardrobe malfunction: Janet Jackson's breast is exposed during the half-time show of Super Bowl XXXVIII, resulting in US broadcasters adopting a stronger adherence to FCC censorship guidelines.

  • 2014-07-22 News broadcaster Al Jazeera claim that its office in Gaza is under attack by the Israeli Defence Force

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2016-10-02 Veteran broadcaster Vin Scully calls his final LA Dodgers game (7-1 loss in SF) after a record 67 MLB seasons

Sportscaster Vin Scully
Sportscaster
Vin Scully
  • 2018-03-21 China announces greater controls over the media, including merging state-run radio and television broadcasters into a single conglomerate called “Voice of China”
  • 2018-12-01 World's first super-high definition 8K television channel by Japanese broadcaster NHK launches

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 223

  • 1888-02-17 Ronald Arbuthnott Knox, British priest, broadcaster and author (Viaduct Murder), born in Kibworth Leicestershire, England (d. 1957)
  • 1892-04-06 Lowell Thomas, Woodington Ohio, newscaster (High Adventure)
  • 1897-04-07 Walter Winchell, Harlem newscaster/columnist (Untouchables), born in NYC, New York
  • 1897-06-22 Edmund A. Chester, American broadcaster and journalist (d. 1973)
  • 1897-12-13 Drew Pearson, American newscaster (Drew Pearson), born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 1969)
  • 1898-02-18 K'Tut Tantri, broadcaster/hotelier
  • 1900-08-17 Quincy Howe, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1902-04-11 Quentin Reynolds, American newscaster (Its News to Me) and author (FBI), born in NYC, New York (d. 1965)
  • 1903-03-29 Arthur Negus, English antiques expert and broadcaster (Antiques Roadshow), born in Reading (d. 1985)
  • 1905-05-25 Joseph C Harsch, newscaster (Background), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1906-03-24 John Cameron Swayze, American newscaster (Timex, Hindenberg), born in Wichita, Kansas (d. 1995) [OS]
  • 1906-04-04 John Cameron Swayze, American newscaster (Timex, Hindenberg), born in Wichita, Kansas (d. 1995) [NS]
  • 1907-09-29 Richard Harkness, Artesian SD, newscaster (Story of the Week, NBC)
  • 1908-01-02 Ben Grauer, American newscaster (Big Story), born in NYC, New York
  • 1908-02-04 Gordon Fraser, newscaster (All Star News), born in Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • 1908-04-25 Edward R. Murrow, American newscaster (Person to Person), born in Guilford County, North Carolina (d. 1965)
  • 1908-06-27 David Davis, British radio broadcaster (BBC Children's Hour), born in Malvern, Worcestershire, England (d. 1996)
  • 1908-10-29 Stewart Myles MacPherson, Canadian-born British broadcaster (WWII), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 1995)
  • 1908-12-20 Norman Hackforth, broadcaster
  • 1909-02-24 Jean Yves Morvan Marin, broadcaster
  • 1909-05-18 Fred Perry, English tennis player/broadcaster (Wimbledon, 1934-36), born in Stockport, England (d. 1995)
  • 1909-10-15 Robert Trout, American newscaster (ABC), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2000)
  • 1910-07-10 Ronald Fletcher, British broadcaster (Barbara with Braden, Bomber Harris), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England (d. 1996)
  • 1910-12-02 Robert Paige, American actor, TV newscaster and political correspondent (Son of Dracula, Pardon My Sarong, Colgate Comedy Hour), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1987)
  • 1911-08-09 Robert McCormick, Danville Ky, NBC newscaster (Current Opinion)
  • 1911-12-10 Chet Huntley, American newscaster (NBC Huntley-Brinkley Report), born in Cardwell, Montana (d. 1974)
  • 1912-01-12 Peter Pooley, broadcaster
  • 1912-11-26 Eric Sevareid, American author and News correspondent (CBS), born in Velva, North Dakota (d. 1992)
  • 1913-04-29 Thomas Chalmers, British broadcaster (BBC), born in Lewisham, London (d. 1995)
  • 1913-05-25 Richard Dimbleby, British journalist and broadcaster (d. 1965)
  • 1914-02-20 John Daly, South Africa, newscaster/TV game show host (What's My Line)
  • 1915-11-04 Courtenay E Benson, broadcaster
  • 1915-12-04 Allan Jackson, American newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas (d. 1976)
  • 1916-04-12 Brian Connell, British writer and broadcaster, born in Hertford (d. 1999)
  • 1916-05-07 Huw Wheldon, Welsh broadcaster (BBC), born in Prestatyn, Denbighshire (d. 1986)
  • 1916-05-16 Bernard Braden, Canadian-born British broadcaster and actor (All Night Lone, Full Treatment), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 1993)
  • 1916-06-20 Johnny Morris, British broadcaster/actor (Once in a Lifetime)
  • 1916-11-27 Chick Hearn, American NBA broadcaster (called 3,338 LA Lakers games), born in Aurora, Illinois (d. 2002)
  • 1917-07-14 Douglas Edwards, Alda Oklahoma, newscaster (CBS Evening News, FYI)

Person of interestMike Wallace

1918-05-09 Mike Wallace, American journalist and media personality (Biography, 60 Minutes), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 2012)

Newscaster Mike Wallace
Newscaster
Mike Wallace
  • 1919-01-25 Edwin Newman, American newscaster/journalist/author (NBC-TV, Comment), born in NYC, New York
  • 1919-08-15 Benedict Kiely, Irish author and broadcaster, born in Dromore, County Tyrone, Ireland (d. 2007)
  • 1919-11-01 John Secondari, newscaster (Open Hearing), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1920-04-29 Edward Blishen, writer teacher/broadcaster
  • 1920-07-17 Bill Monroe, newscaster (NBC-TV, Congressional Report), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1920-12-18 Willis Conover, American broadcaster (Voice of America), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1921-01-09 Lister Sinclair, Canadian broadcaster and playwright (d. 2006)
  • 1921-04-16 Peter Ustinov, British actor, author, journalist, comedian and broadcaster (Death on Nile, Logan's Run, Billy Budd), born in London, England (d. 2004)
  • 1921-05-23 Humphrey Lyttelton, British jazz musician, actor and broadcaster (It's Great to Be Young), born in Eton, Buckinghamshire (d. 2008)
  • 1921-05-23 Montague Modlyn, broadcaster
  • 1921-08-02 Alan Whicker, British journalist and TV broadcaster (Whicker's World), born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 2013)
  • 1921-09-14 Hughes Rudd, American news anchor (CBS Morning News), born in Waco, Texas (d. 1992)
  • 1921-11-22 Brian Cleeve, Irish broadcaster (d. 2003)
  • 1922-12-18 Larry D Mann, Canadian actor and broadcaster (Accidental Family, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2014)

Person of interestHarry Reasoner

1923-04-17 Harry Reasoner, American newscaster (60 Minutes, ABC, CBS), born in Dakota City, Iowa (d. 1991)

Journalist Harry Reasoner
Journalist
Harry Reasoner
  • 1923-04-20 Mother Angelica, Catholic American Franciscan nun, born in Canton, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • 1923-12-23 Kenneth Henry Lowry Lamb, broadcaster
  • 1924-08-07 Kenneth Kendall, British broadcaster (BBC News, Treasure Hunt), born in British India (d. 2012)
  • 1924-12-20 Judy LaMarsh, Canadian politician and broadcaster (d. 1980)
  • 1924-12-23 Floyd Kalber, newscaster (NBC Weekend News Anchor-1973), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1925-06-15 Richard Baker, English broadcaster (newsreader for BBC News, 1954-1982), born in Willesden, Middlesex, England
  • 1925-11-18 Alex Macintosh, broadcaster/actor (Hell Fight)
  • 1926-01-11 Phil Sidey, broadcaster
  • 1926-05-19 David Jacobs, British broadcaster (Juke Box Jury), born in London (d. 2013)
  • 1926-07-01 Franclaois-Regis Bastide, writer/broadcaster
  • 1927-06-21 Carl Burton Stokes, African American politician (51st mayor of Cleveland) and TV newscaster, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • 1927-09-11 Vernon Corea, Sri Lankan pioneer radio broadcaster, born in Kurana, Sri Lanka (d. 2002)
  • 1927-10-01 Sandy Gall, Malaysian-born British journalist and newscaster
  • 1927-11-05 Robert Abernethy, Newscaster (NBC News Encore), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1928-01-30 Andrew Salkey, author editor/broadcaster
  • 1928-04-01 Herbert Klein, newscaster/press secretary
  • 1928-04-04 Bill Ryan, American newscaster (Smithsonian), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1928-07-12 Sir Alastair Burnet [James William Alexander Burnet], British journalist and broadcaster (News at Ten), Born in Sheffield, England (d. 2012)
  • 1929-02-15 Gerald Harper, British broadcaster and actor (Tunes of Glory, Extra Day), born in London, England
  • 1929-05-29 Katie Boyle, [Lady Sander Saunders], British broadcaster
  • 1929-09-23 Wally Whyton, musician/broadcaster

Person of interestBarbara Walters

1929-09-25 Barbara Walters, American broadcast journalist and 1st female nightly network news anchor (Today, 20/20, ABC-TV), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Broadcast Journalist Barbara Walters
Broadcast Journalist
Barbara Walters
  • 1929-11-21 Laurier LaPierre, Canadian journalist, broadcaster and senator
  • 1930-04-12 Bryan Magee, British philosopher, politician and broadcaster (Modern British Philosophy), born in London
  • 1930-06-06 Frank Tyson, England Test cricket fast bowler/broadcaster (17 Tests, 76 wickets @ 18.56), born in Farnworth, Lancashire, (d. 2015)
  • 1930-06-09 Marvin Kalb, American educator/newscaster (CBS/NBC, Meet the Press), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestRichie Benaud

1930-10-06 Richie Benaud, Australian cricket captain, broadcaster (62 Tests, 248 wickets), born in Penrith, New South Wales (d. 2015)

Cricketer and Commentator Richie Benaud
Cricketer and Commentator
Richie Benaud
  • 1930-12-26 Sayed Mutawli imam ad-Darsh, scholar/broadcaster
  • 1931-05-21 Desmond Wilcox, broadcaster
  • 1931-10-06 Fred Graham, newscaster/journalist (CBS News, Court TV)
  • 1931-11-08 Morley Safer, Canadian American TV newscaster (60 Minutes), born in Toronto, Canada (d. 2016)
  • 1932-01-26 Ronald Allison, British author/broadcaster
  • 1932-09-25 Andrew Gardner, British newscaster (News at Ten), born in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire (d. 1999)
  • 1933-03-06 William Davis, author/broadcaster (Battle at Bull Run)
  • 1933-04-16 Joan Bakewell, British broadcaster/actress (Cold Comfort Farm)
  • 1933-07-01 Sam Rutigliano, American NFL coach/broadcaster (Cleveland Browns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1933-09-25 Hubie Brown, American basketball coach and broadcaster, born in Hazleton, Pennsylvania
  • 1933-12-28 Jack Perkins, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday, NBC Magazine), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1934-04-04 Dorothy Grenfell Williams, radio producer and broadcaster, born in Johannesburg (d. 1994)
  • 1934-04-16 Richard Kenshaw, British broadcaster
  • 1934-09-10 Charles Kuralt, newscaster (On the Road), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • 1934-10-15 John Coleman, American journalist, co-founder of The Weather Channel and broadcaster (1953-2014), born in Alpine, Texas (d. 2018)
  • 1934-12-29 Tom Jarriel, LaGrange Ga, newscaster (ABC Weekend News, 20/20)

Person of interestMichael Parkinson

1935-03-28 Michael Parkinson, English broadcaster and talkshow host (Parkinson), born in Cudworth, West Riding

  • 1935-07-16 Tom Rosenthal, British publisher and broadcaster, born in London (d. 2014)

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

1950-02-17 Natural history broadcaster David Attenborough (24) weds Jane Elizabeth Ebsworth Oriel

Natural History Filmmaker and TV Personality David Attenborough
Natural History Filmmaker and TV Personality
David Attenborough

HeartWedding of Interest

1958-02-15 Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully (30) weds model Joan (not the actress) Crawford in California

Sportscaster Vin Scully
Sportscaster
Vin Scully

HeartWedding of Interest

1978-06-04 Broadcaster Howard Stern (24) marries Alison Berns at Temple Ohabei Shalom, Brookline Massachusetts.

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern

HeartWedding of Interest

1986-04-26 Actor/body builder Arnold Schwarzenegger weds newscaster Maria Shriver

Actor, Body Builder & Politician Arnold Schwarzenegger
Actor, Body Builder & Politician
Arnold Schwarzenegger

HeartWedding of Interest

1986-06-21 The Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof (34) weds broadcaster and writer Paula Yates (27) in Las Vegas

Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist Bob Geldof
Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist
Bob Geldof
  • 1988-04-29 "60 Minutes" newscaster Diane Sawyer weds film director Mike Nichols
  • 2015-12-20 Broadcaster Christine Bleakley (36) weds footballer Frank Lampard (37) at Saint Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London

Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1 - 100 of 110

  • 1945-04-18 Ernest T Pyle, British/US newscaster, killed in WW II at 44
  • 1954-06-22 Don Hollenbeck, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 49
  • 1956-09-23 Earl Godwin, newscaster (Meet the Veep), dies at 75
  • 1957-08-24 Ronald Arbuthnott Knox, British priest, broadcaster and author (Viaduct Murder), dies at 69
  • 1965-03-17 Quentin Reynolds, American newscaster (Its News to Me) and author (FBI), dies at 62
  • 1965-04-27 Edward R. Murrow, American newscaster (Person to Person), dies at 57
  • 1965-12-22 Richard Dimbleby, English journalist and broadcaster (b. 1913)
  • 1969-09-01 Drew Pearson, American newscaster (Drew Pearson), dies at 71
  • 1973-10-14 Edmund A. Chester, American broadcaster and journalist (b. 1897)
  • 1974-03-20 Chet Huntley, American newscaster (NBC Huntley-Brinkley Report), dies at 62
  • 1974-07-24 Chris Chubbock, newscaster, shoots self on air
  • 1975-02-03 John Secondari, newscaster (Open Hearing), dies at 55
  • 1975-09-25 Bob Considine, newscaster (Tonight! America After Dark), dies at 68
  • 1976-04-26 Allan Jackson, American newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand), dies at 60
  • 1977-02-17 Quincy Howe, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 76
  • 1979-12-09 Fulton J Sheen, archbishop/religious broadcaster, dies in NYC at 84
  • 1980-10-27 Judy LaMarsh, Canadian politician, author and broadcaster (b. 1924)
  • 1981-08-29 Lowell Thomas, newscaster (High Adventure), dies in Pawling NY at 89
  • 1982-03-17 Koos Koster, Dutch newscaster (IKON), murdered in El Salvador
  • 1983-10-23 Jessica Savage, Margate NJ, newscaster (NBC Weekend), dies at 36
  • 1984-01-28 John Macvane, newscaster (United or Not), dies at 71
  • 1985-04-05 Arthur Negus, English antiques expert and broadcaster (Antiques Roadshow), dies at 82
  • 1985-10-03 Charles Collingwood, newscaster (Chronicles), dies at 68
  • 1986-03-14 Huw Wheldon, Welsh broadcaster (BBC), dies at 69
  • 1987-12-21 Robert Paige, American actor, TV newscaster and political correspondent (Son of Dracula, Pardon My Sarong, Colgate Comedy Hour), dies 77
  • 1988-06-08 Russell Harty, broadcaster, dies
  • 1990-03-15 Tom Harmon, American football player and announcer (LA Rams, CBS 1950-62), dies of a heart attack at 70

Person of interestHarry Reasoner

1991-08-06 Harry Reasoner, American newscaster (60 Minutes, ABC, CBS), dies at 68

Journalist Harry Reasoner
Journalist
Harry Reasoner
  • 1991-08-14 Douglas Kiker, newscaster (NBC-TV), dies of a heart attack at 61
  • 1994-01-23 Brian Redhead, English journalist and broadcaster (b. 1929)
  • 1994-05-06 Montague Modlyn, broadcaster, dies at 72
  • 1994-08-11 Dorothy Grenfell Williams, radio producer and broadcaster, dies at 60
  • 1994-10-30 Martyn Wiley, writer/broadcaster, dies at 40
  • 1995-01-03 Byron MacGregor, newscaster, dies at 56
  • 1995-02-02 Fred Perry, English tennis player/broadcaster (Wimbledon, 1934-36), dies of broken ribs at 85
  • 1995-02-05 Courtenay E Benson, broadcaster, dies at 79
  • 1995-03-28 Jack Regan, broadcaster, dies at 53
  • 1995-04-16 Stewart Myles MacPherson, Canadian-born British broadcaster, dies at 86
  • 1995-04-28 Andrew Salkey, author editor/broadcaster, dies at 67
  • 1995-06-21 Kenneth Henry Lowry Lamb, broadcaster, dies at 71
  • 1995-07-12 Michael Clegg, naturalist/broadcaster, dies at 62
  • 1995-08-16 John Cameron Swayze, American newscaster (Timex, Hindenberg), dies at 89
  • 1995-08-30 Thomas Chalmers, British broadcaster, dies at 82
  • 1995-10-15 Phil Sidey, broadcaster, dies at 69
  • 1995-11-10 Margaret Annie Nan Macdonald, broadcaster, dies at 87
  • 1995-12-12 Andrew Olle, broadcaster, dies at 48
  • 1995-12-27 Jeremy John Beadle, British critic, writer and broadcaster, dies of AIDS at 39
  • 1996-02-05 Peter Pooley, broadcaster, dies at 84
  • 1996-02-06 Ronald Fletcher, British broadcaster (Barbara with Braden, Bomber Harris), dies at 85
  • 1996-04-04 Carl Burton Stokes, African American politician (51st mayor of Cleveland) and TV newscaster, dies at 68 (b. 1927)
  • 1996-04-29 David William Eric Davis, broadcaster, dies at 87
  • 1996-05-17 Willis Conover, American broadcaster (Voice of America), dies at 75
  • 1996-06-06 Glyn Worsnip, broadcaster, dies at 57
  • 1996-10-29 Patricia Ticia Anne Ingrams, broadcaster, dies at 50
  • 1996-11-17 Johan Fleming Ramsland, broadcaster, dies at 54
  • 1996-12-13 Edward Blishen, writer teacher/broadcaster, dies at 76
  • 1996-12-14 Norman Hackforth, broadcaster, dies at 88
  • 1997-01-22 Wally Whyton, musician/broadcaster, dies at 66
  • 1997-07-27 K'Tut Tantri, broadcaster/hotelier, dies at 99
  • 1997-09-07 Alex Macintosh, broadcaster/actor (Hell Fight), dies at 72
  • 1997-09-25 Sayed Mutawli ad Imam scholar/broadcaster-Darsh, dies at 66
  • 1999-01-30 Ed Herlihy, American broadcaster (b. 1909)
  • 1999-04-02 Andrew Gardner, British newscaster (News at Ten), dies in flight en route to Madeira at 66
  • 1999-08-07 Brian Connell, British writer and broadcaster, dies at 83
  • 2000-11-14 Robert Trout, American newscaster (ABC), dies at 91
  • 2002-01-24 Peter Gzowski, Canadian broadcaster, writer and reporter (b. 1934)
  • 2002-08-05 Chick Hearn, American NBA broadcaster (called 3,338 LA Lakers games), dies at 85
  • 2002-09-23 Vernon Corea, Sri Lankan pioneer radio broadcaster, died at 75
  • 2004-03-28 Peter Ustinov, British actor, author, journalist, comedian and broadcaster (Death on Nile, Logan's Run, Billy Budd), dies of heart failure at 82
  • 2004-03-30 Hubert Gregg, British broadcaster (b. 1914)
  • 2004-10-25 John Peel, English DJ and Broadcaster dies of a heart attack aged 65
  • 2005-01-08 Campbell McComas, Australian impersonator and broadcaster (b. 1952)
  • 2005-01-13 Earl Cameron, Canadian broadcaster (b. 1915)
  • 2005-02-21 Eugene Scott, American religious broadcaster (b. 1929)
  • 2006-02-24 John Martin, Canadian broadcaster (b. 1947)
  • 2006-07-06 Tom Weir, Scottish climber, author and broadcaster (b. 1914)
  • 2006-09-26 Tokyo Rose [Iva Toguri D'Aquino], American-born Japanese propagandist (WWII), dies at 90
  • 2006-10-16 Lister Sinclair, Canadian broadcaster and playwright (b. 1921)
  • 2006-10-17 Christopher Glenn, American newscaster (b. 1938)
  • 2007-08-10 Tony Wilson, British music personality and broadcaster (b. 1950)
  • 2007-10-01 Ned Sherrin, English broadcaster, author and stage director (b. 1931)
  • 2008-04-25 Humphrey Lyttelton, British jazz musician, actor and broadcaster (It's Great to Be Young), dies at 86
  • 2008-10-08 Bob Friend (newscaster), British newscaster (b. 1938)
  • 2009-02-07 Brian Naylor (broadcaster), Australian television presenter (b. 1931)
  • 2009-02-26 Norm Van Lier, Basketball player and broadcaster (b. 1947)
  • 2009-02-26 Johnny Kerr, Basketball player and Chicago Bulls broadcaster (b. 1932)
  • 2009-04-15 Clement Freud, British writer, broadcaster and former liberal MP, dies at 84
  • 2009-05-14 Bob Rosburg, American golfer, broadcaster (PGA Championship 1959), dies of head injuries from a fall at 82
  • 2009-09-19 Eduard Zimmermann, German broadcaster (b. 1929)
  • 2010-12-02 Ron Santo, American MLB player (Chicago Cubs) and broadcaster, dies at 70
  • 2010-12-05 Don Meredith, American football player and broadcaster (b. 1938)
  • 2011-05-07 Big George, British broadcaster, composer, bandleader and musician (b. 1957)
  • 2011-05-25 Paul Splittorff, American MLB pitcher and broadcaster (KC Royals), dies of oral cancer at 64
  • 2012-07-20 Sir Alastair Burnet [James William Alexander Burnet], British journalist and broadcaster (News at Ten), dies at 84
  • 2012-12-14 Kenneth Kendall, British broadcaster (BBC News, Treasure Hunt), dies from a stroke at 88
  • 2013-02-01 Sir Paul Holmes, New Zealand media broadcaster, dies from prostate cancer and heart problems at 62
  • 2013-07-12 Alan Whicker, British journalist and TV broadcaster (Whicker's World), dies at 91
  • 2013-08-31 David Frost, British broadcaster, dies from a heart attack at 74
  • 2013-09-02 David Jacobs, British broadcaster (Juke Box Jury), dies at 87
  • 2014-01-03 Tom Rosenthal, British publisher and broadcaster, dies at 78