Journalists in History (Part 7)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 758

  • 1953-12-30 Harald Schmautz, German-born journalist
  • 1953-12-30 Meredith Vieira, American television journalist
  • 1954-03-20 Liana Kanelli, Greek journalist and politician
  • 1954-03-25 Elli Stai, Greek journalist and TV presenter
  • 1954-04-24 Mumia Abu-Jamal, American journalist and political activist sentenced to death and then to life in prison, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1954-05-11 Lubomir Stoykov, Bulgarian journalist and broadcaster
  • 1954-07-19 Srđa Trifković, Serbian-American journalist and foreign affairs editor (Chronicles), born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1954-09-05 Frederick Kempe, American author, journalist, and executive, born in Utah
  • 1954-09-12 Jeff Jarvis, American journalist (This Week in Google) and advocate for the Open Web
  • 1954-10-01 Richard Schlesinger, American news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours), born in NYC, New York
  • 1954-11-06 Catherine Crier, American journalist and author (The Case Against Lawyers, A Deadly Game), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1955-01-13 Titus M Mafolo, South African journalist/ANC-leader
  • 1955-02-03 Kirsty Wark, British broadcast journalist
  • 1955-04-30 Nicolas Hulot, French journalist
  • 1955-07-02 Kevin Michael Grace, Canadian journalist
  • 1955-09-29 Gwen Ifill, journalist and writer, 1st African American woman to host US public affairs program, born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1955-10-29 Boy Abunda, Filipino journalist and television personality
  • 1955-11-05 Karan Thapar, Indian journalist, political analyst and commentator, born in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • 1955-12-10 Jacquelyn Mitchard, American journalist and novelist (The Deep End of the Ocean), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-01-16 Ivan Safronov, Russian journalist, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2007)
  • 1956-02-29 J. Randy Taraborrelli, American celebrity journalist
  • 1956-03-06 Peter Roebuck, English cricketer and journalist, born in Oddington, Oxfordshire, England (d. 2011)
  • 1956-05-10 Vladislav Listyev, Russian television anchor and journalist (d. 1995)
  • 1956-05-11 Theresa Burke, Canadian journalist
  • 1956-05-13 Richard Madeley, British TV presenter, journalist, columnist and novelist (Richard & Judy, The Wright Stuff), born in Romford, Essex
  • 1956-05-17 Sue Carpenter, TV presenter/journalist
  • 1956-05-30 David-Maria Sassoli, Italian politician and journalist, European President (2019-), born in Florence, Italy
  • 1956-06-04 John Hockenberry, American journalist (HEAT with John Hockenberry), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1956-07-07 Bill Lagattuta, American news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours, Eye to Eye), born in New York City, New York
  • 1956-09-08 David Carr, American journalist (New York Times), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2015)
  • 1956-09-18 Chris Hedges, American journalist and author (War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning), born in St. Johnsbury, Vermont
  • 1956-11-19 Ann Curry, American journalist
  • 1956-12-10 Michael VerMeulen, American journalist and magazine editor (British GQ), born in Lake Forest, Illinois (d. 1995)
  • 1957-01-07 Katie Couric, American journalist & author (Today), born in Arlington, Virginia
  • 1957-01-22 Francis Wheen, English writer & journalist, born in England
  • 1957-01-23 Lou Schuler, American fitness journalist, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1957-01-29 Grazyna Miller, Italian poet, translator, and journalist
  • 1957-03-04 Jim Dwyer, American journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner, born in NYC, New York (d. 2020)
  • 1957-03-07 Robert Harris, British TV reporter, journalist and author (Fatherland, Enigma), born in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
  • 1957-07-13 Cameron Crowe, American director, screenwriter, journalist (Rolling Stone), author, and actor (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire, Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in Palm Springs, California
  • 1957-12-15 Mike McAlary, American journalist (d. 1998)
  • 1958-01-06 Themos Anastasiadis, Greek journalist, television presenter and newspaper editor
  • 1958-02-01 Kevin McCarra, Scottish sports journalist (The Guardian, Scotland on Sunday, The Times), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2020)
  • 1958-03-11 Flemming Rose, Danish journalist
  • 1958-06-01 Ahron Bregman, Israeli journalist
  • 1958-07-03 Matthew Fraser, Canadian-British journalist, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1958-08-30 Anna Politkovskaya, Russian journalist and human rights activist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1958-10-08 Steve Coll, American journalist (The New Yorker) and writer (The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century), born in Washington, D.C.

Person of interestJamal Khashoggi

1958-10-13 Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabian progressive journalist, author, and editor in chief (Al-Arab News Channel), born in Medina, Saudi Arabia (d. 2018)

Dissident, Author and Columnist Jamal Khashoggi
Dissident, Author and Columnist
Jamal Khashoggi
  • 1959-03-26 Chris Hansen, American reporter and correspondent (Dateline NBC: To Catch A Predator, 2004-07), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1959-06-19 Kimberley Leston, British journalist (d. 1995)
  • 1959-07-05 Veronica Guerin, Irish crime journalist, born in Dublin (d. 1996)
  • 1959-07-26 Rick Bragg, American journalist and writer, born in Piedmont, Alabama
  • 1959-09-01 Kenny Mayne, American sports journalist, broadcaster (ESPN), born in Kent, Washington
  • 1959-11-30 Lorraine Kelly, British presenter and journalist
  • 1959-12-01 Rick Leventhal, American broadcast journalist
  • 1960-03-10 Anne MacKenzie, journalist and broadcaster
  • 1960-03-23 Oscar Michael Moore, journalist
  • 1960-04-11 Jeremy Clarkson, English journalist and broadcaster (Top Gear), born in Doncaster, England
  • 1960-06-09 Steve Paikin, Canadian journalist
  • 1960-09-20 Deborah Roberts, American journalist and TV reporter, born in Perry, Georgia
  • 1960-10-24 Jaime Garzón, Colombian journalist and comedian, born in Bogotá, Colombia (d. 1999)
  • 1960-12-09 Terry Moran, American journalist (Senior National Correspondent at ABC News), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1961-02-10 George Stephanopoulos, American journalist, political commentator, and political advisor (Clinton), born in Fall River, Massachusetts
  • 1961-08-18 Bob Woodruff, American television journalist, born in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
  • 1961-10-05 Matthew Kauffman, American journalist and George Polk Award winner
  • 1961-10-24 Dave Meltzer, American wrestling journalist and sports historian, born in New York
  • 1961-12-15 Karin Resetarits, Austrian journalist
  • 1961-12-29 Robert Tewdwr Moss, British journalist, born in Congleton, United Kingdom (d. 1996)
  • 1962-01-17 Sebastian Junger, American journalist & author, born in Belmont, Massachusetts
  • 1962-01-23 Elvira Lindo, Spanish writer & journalist, born in Cádiz, Spain
  • 1962-06-13 Hannah Storm, American sports journalist (CNN, NBC), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • 1962-09-06 Elizabeth Vargas, American TV journalist (20/20), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1962-09-24 Jake Phelps, American skateboarder, journalist (editor Thrasher magazine), born in San Francisco, CA (d. 2019)
  • 1962-11-12 Mariella Frostrup, Norwegian born journalist and television presenter
  • 1963-02-18 Henry Winter, English football journalist, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1963-08-10 Andrew Sullivan, English-born journalist
  • 1963-09-25 Keely Shaye Smith, American journalist (Unsolved Mysteries), born in Vallejo, California

Person of interestMaria Ressa

1963-10-02 Maria Ressa, Filipino-American journalist (co-founder of Rappler), born in Manila, Philippines

Journalist and Author Maria Ressa
Journalist and Author
Maria Ressa
  • 1963-10-10 Daniel Pearl, American journalist (kidnapped and murdered in Pakistan), born in Princeton, New Jersey (d. 2002)
  • 1964-05-01 Ruth Picardie, journalist
  • 1964-07-08 Maryalice Demler, TV journalist and anchor, Miss New York (1991), born in North Tonawanda, New York
  • 1964-07-22 Don Van Natta, Jr., American journalist
  • 1964-08-25 Timothy Nicholson, journalist
  • 1964-08-26 Daphne Caruana Galizia, Maltese journalist (Panama Papers), born in Sliema, Malta (d. 2017)
  • 1964-11-29 Cork Graham [Frederick Graham], American journalist, actor and author, born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1965-03-04 Andrew Collins, English journalist, scriptwriter and broadcaster
  • 1965-03-12 Steve Levy, American sports journalist (ESPN), born in New York, New York
  • 1965-06-02 Jim Knipfel, American autobiographer and journalist (Slackjaw, Quitting the Nairobi Trio), born in Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • 1965-09-11 John Schofield, BBC journalist (d. 1995)
  • 1965-10-01 Chris Reason, Australian journalist
  • 1965-12-28 Martine Robine, French journalist and Miss France 1984, born in Comines, Nord, France
  • 1966-06-21 Rudi Bakhtiar, American journalist
  • 1966-09-19 Soledad O'Brien, American journalist (Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien), born in St. James, New York
  • 1966-10-26 Jeanne Zelasko, American journalist and sportcaster, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1966-12-04 Suzanne Malveaux, American television news journalist, born in Lansing, Michigan
  • 1967-04-27 Jason Whitlock, American sports journalist, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1967-05-10 Jon Ronson, British journalist and author
  • 1967-07-22 Lauren Booth, British journalist
  • 1967-09-11 Maria Bartiromo, American financial broadcast journalist, born in Brooklyn, New York

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