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PEOPLE WHO CONTRIBUTED IMMENSELY TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNATIONAL BROADCAST MEDIA. . Wolf Blitzer . Dan Rather . Anderson Cooper . Howard Cosell . Timothy Russert . Christiane Amanpou r. Wolf blitzer (born March 22, 1948). The broadcaster. Wolf blitzer.

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. Wolf Blitzer

. Dan Rather

. Anderson Cooper

. Howard Cosell

. Timothy Russert

.Christiane Amanpour

Wolf blitzer(born March 22, 1948)

The broadcaster

Wolf blitzer

  • Is a journalist and television anchor.

  • He began his journalism career in the early 1970s in the Tel Aviv bureau of the Reuters news agency.

  • He was hired as a Washington correspondent for the English language Israeli newspaper after impressing its editor, Ari Rath.

  • Blitzer worked with Jerusalem Post until 1990, covering both American politics and developments in the Middle East.

  • He joined CNN in 1990 and worked as the cable network’s military affairs reporter.


  • From 1992 to 1999 was chosen to be the CNN’s White House Correspondent because of his good work.

  • In 1998, he hosted a CNN Sunday morning interview program Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer which was aired in over 180 countries.

  • In 1999, he had his first assignment as an anchor on the daily newscast The World Today.

  • Later he started anchoring his own show, Wolf Blitzer Reports in 2000.

  • His show, Wolf Blitzer Reports was replaced by The Situation room where he is currently working, he is also the current host of CNN Newsroom and CNN’s lead political anchor.


  • Blitzeris one of the anchors who were not afraid to question authoritative figures why somethings’ were done.

Dan rather(born October 31, 1931)

American journalist and former CBS news anchor.


  • He interviewed the politically powerful, and exposed government cover-ups.

  • Ratherhad his meticulous newsgathering method.

  • Rather reported the assassination of the U.S. President John F. Kennedy, and this brought him to the attention of CBS News management, which rewarded him with the network’s White House correspondent position in 1964.

  • In 1970, he had the assignment as primary anchor for the CBS Sunday Night News.

  • In 1974, Rather took the assignment of chief correspondent for the documentary series CBS Reports following President Nixon’s resignation.

  • Rather made his first broadcast on March 9, 1981 upon Cronkite’s retirement.


  • Ratherhad a significantly different style of reporting the news, for example; he wrapped up his news with a phrase, ‘that`s part of our world tonight.’

  • Also the way he dressed, e.g during the Soviet war in Afghanistan, Rather was on camera wearing a traditional Mujahideen headdress and garments.


  • He contributed to the development of international broadcast media so much because he served with passion and was energetic in his work.

Anderson cooper(born June 3, 1967

The broadcast journalist


  • Cooper is known as one of the most influential broadcast journalist.

  • He travels to report on breaking news and interviews the rich and powerful people.

  • Cooperwas first known as a reporter for CNN during Hurricane Katrina.

  • Many enjoy watching his newscast because of his everyman persona, combined with his classic attractiveness. His attitudes are one of his most powerful assets as a journalist.

  • Though, he had no qualifications for journalistic education, he chose to pursue a carrier in journalism which is a great influence to others; he shows them that one can follow his heart and do what you are best at even though you don`t have any formal qualification.


  • In 1995, he became a correspondent for ABC News

  • In 2002 he became CNN’s weekend prime-time anchor.

  • On September 8, 2003, he was made anchor of Anderson Cooper 360.

  • He believes in being yourself and tell what you know, not what you don`t.

Howard cosellMarch 25, 1918 – April 23, 1995

An aggressive, even abrasive sports broadcaster


  • He was one of the first Monday Night football announcers in 1970 and was the show until 1983.

  • He was known for his unvarnished commentary and sympathetic reporting on Muhammad air.

Timothy john ‘tim’ russert(May 7, 1950 – June 13, 2008)

An American television journalist


  • An American television journalist and lawyer who appeared for more than 16 years as the longest-serving moderator of NBC's Meet the Press.

  • Russert was a senior vice president at NBC News Washington bureau chief and also hosted an eponymous CNBC/MSNBC weekend interview program.

  • He was a frequent correspondent and guest on NBC's The Today Show and Hardball.

  • During the 2008 U.S. presidential election, Russert covered several presidential elections, and he presented the NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey on the NBC Night News

  • In 2008, Russert was added in the list of the most influential people in the world by Time magazine.

Russert’sBroadcast career…

  • 1984–1988 — senior vice president of NBC News' Washington operations

  • 1995—Homicide: Life on the Street (cameo appearance as self, but as fictitious cousin of Captain Megan Russert)

  • 1988–2008 — Washington bureau chief of NBC News

  • 1991–2008 — moderator of Meet the Press

  • 1992–2006 — co-anchor of NBC News' election night coverage

Christiane Amanpour (born 12 January 1958)

British-Iranian journalist and television host.


  • Is the Chief International Correspondent for CNN and host of CNN International's nightly interview program Amanpour.

  • She is also a Global Affairs Anchor of ABC News.

  • Amanpour was hired by CNN on the foreign desk in Atlanta, Georgia, as an entry-level desk assistant in 1983.

  • Her first major assignment was covering the Iran-Iraq War, which led to her being transferred in 1986 to Eastern Europe to report on the fall of European communism.

  • In 1989, she was assigned to work in Frankfurt, Germany, where she reported on the democratic revolutions sweeping Eastern Europe at the time.


  • In 1990, she served as a correspondent for CNN's New York bureau.

  • Amanpour gained a reputation for being fearless during the Gulf and Bosnian wars and for reporting from conflict areas.

  • From 1992 to 2010, Amanpour was CNN's chief international correspondent as well as the anchor of Amanpour, a daily CNN interview program that aired 2009–2010.

  • she was the first international correspondent to interview British Prime Minister Tony Blair, French President Jacques Chirac, and Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf.









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