Chet Huntley (1911-1974) and David Brinkley (born 1920) were American journalists and radio and television news broadcasters, best known for their work on the NBC's top-rated nightly news program, The Huntley–Brinkley Report.
They succeeded John Cameron Swayze on the program and ran it for 15 minutes before expanding it to 30 minutes.
They were known for their sign-off, “Goodnight, David — Goodnight, Chet”.
They were two of the most popular dual anchormen in broadcasting history.
It was anchored by Chet Huntley in New York City , and David Brinkley in Washington, D.C. It succeeded the Camel News Caravan , anchored by John Cameron Swayze . The program ran for 15 minutes at its inception but expanded to 30 minutes on September 9, 1963, exactly a week after the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite did so
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Chet Huntley (1911-1974) and David Brinkley (born 1920), American journalists and radio and television news broadcasters, were the most popular dual anchormen in broadcasting history.
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From 1956 through 1970, he co-anchored NBC 's top-rated nightly news program, The Huntley–Brinkley Report , with Chet Huntley and thereafter appeared as co-anchor or commentator on its successor, NBC Nightly News , through the 1970s.
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Walter Cronkite. at 92 (1916-2009) 145 votes. Birthplace: St. Joseph, Missouri, USA. Formerly of: CBS News. Walter Leland Cronkite Jr. (November 4, 1916 – July 17, 2009) was an American broadcast journalist who served as anchorman for the CBS Evening News for 19 years (1962–1981).
David Brinkley. at 82 (1920-2003) 94 votes. Birthplace: Wilmington, USA, North Carolina. Formerly of: The Huntley-Brinkley Report NBC. David McClure Brinkley (July 10, 1920 – June 11, 2003) was an American newscaster for NBC and ABC in a career lasting from 1943 to 1997.
Edward R. Murrow. at 57 (1908-1965) 75 votes. Birthplace: USA, North Carolina. Formerly of: CBS Reports. Edward Roscoe Murrow (born Egbert Roscoe Murrow; April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965) was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent.
Harry Reasoner. at 68 (1923-1991) 78 votes. Birthplace: Dakota City, Iowa, USA. Formerly of: CBS News and ABC News. Harry Truman Reasoner (April 17, 1923 – August 6, 1991) was an American journalist for ABC and CBS News, known for his inventive use of language as a television commentator, and as a founder of the.
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The Huntley-Brinkley Report with Chet Huntley and David Brinkley replaced the Camel News Caravan on October 29, 1956. Huntley reported from New York and Brinkley from Washington, DC. Over the years viewers came to expect their familiar sign-off, “Goodnight, David — Goodnight, Chet.”
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Born David McClure Brinkley , July 10, 1920, in Wilmington, NC; died after complications from a fall, June 11, 2003, in Houston, TX. Broadcast journalist. Veteran American newscaster David Brinkley helped…
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In 1970, Huntley retired, and Brinkley co-anchored, with John Chancellor, NBC Nightly News. His role was relegated to commentator during the last half of the decade. He joined ABC in…
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