Last Updated: 17 Mar, 2023 | Views: 112
Other Profession(s): Author, News Presenter
Higher Education: University of South Dakota (B.A.)
Tom Brokaw is a well-known American retired network television journalist and author born in South Dakota. Tom Brokaw has worked for NBC News throughout his accomplished journalism career. Brokaw traveled to Washington from Los Angeles to serve as the White House correspondent during the Watergate scandal and as John Chancellor's primary backup as the NBC Nightly News anchor. When his close friend and coworker Tim Russert passed away, he took over Meet the Press for the 2008 campaign. In addition to his duties as a daily news reporter, Brokaw covered more than thirty documentaries on topics like AIDS, gang violence in Los Angeles, racial issues, health care, immigration, and global warming.
Tom Brokaw is a well-known documentarian who has also written numerous books and magazine pieces. Tom is praised for his charitable activity as well.
In addition to countless public and business accolades, Tom has been awarded numerous honorary degrees from colleges and universities.
When the Berlin Wall fell in 1982, Tom was the only anchor to report from Berlin.
Brokaw covered several critical historical events, including the Challenger disaster, Hurricane Andrew, and the 2001 World Trade Center attack.
Achievements and Awards:
Brokaw was rated as the most well-liked newscaster in the country. Tom continues to produce documentaries, work at presidential debates, and occasionally report for the NBC Nightly News show.
Tom is a well-known political reporter who has covered every election since 1968.
In partnership with Roger Mudd, Brokaw started hosting the NBC Nightly News. Alongside Tom Brokaw, he took over as the only NBC Nightly News anchor in 1983.
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