Charles Kuralt Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Charles Kuralt (Charles Bishop Kuralt)

Last Updated: 26 Jul, 2023 | Views: 319

Age: 62

Profession: Journalist

Other Profession(s): Author, News Presenter, Commentator, Correspondent

Famous For: Actor hosted CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite

Higher Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Charles Kuralt Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
10 Sep, 1934 (62 Years 09 Months 24 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
North Carolina

Birth District

Birth Sign


Died on
04 Jul, 1997

Charles Kuralt Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Charles Bishop Kuralt was a journalist for American television, newspapers, radio, and books. Most people are familiar with him through his lengthy career at CBS, where he first became well-known for his "On the Road" sections on The CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite and eventually became the show's first anchor for fifteen years. Kuralt was admitted into the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Television Hall of Fame in 1996. Kuralt received two personal Peabody Awards for his On the Road segments.

In 1956: A column he wrote was called Charles Kuralt's People.
In 1961: After joining CBS, he served as Latin American Correspondent, covering 22 countries from Brazil's Rio de Janeiro.
In 1967: A CBS camera crew accompanied Kuralt and Ralph Plaisted on his first attempted snowmobile journey to the North Pole, which resulted in a documentary and book.
In 1989: Chinese democracy movements were covered by him.
In 2011: CBS News revived Kuralt's format by replacing him with Steve Hartman.

Achievements and Awards:
In 1956: His newspaper writing won the Ernie Pyle Award from Scripps-Howard.
In 1994: Kuralt was awarded the TCA Career Achievement Award.
In 1998: Winnie the Pooh won him the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children.

Unknown Facts:
He won a young sports writing contest for a nearby newspaper as a boy by penning a piece about a dog that roamed the streets on the field during a baseball game.
He won a $500 scholarship as one of four National Voice of Democracy winners at age 14 in 1948.


Charles Kuralt Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 182 cm
In Meters 1.82 m
In feet Inches 6'0"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 80 Kg
In Pounds 176 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Charles Kuralt Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Wallace H. Kuralt. Sr.

Mother's Name
Ina Bishop Kuralt

Suzanna Baird, Sory Guthery

Wallace Kuralt

Lisa Bowers White, Susan Bowers

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