FIRST FEMALE NIGHTLY NEWS ANCHOR ~ ON THIS DATE IN 1976

barbara-walters

Broadcast journalist Barbara Walters was a popular morning news anchor 
for over 10 years on NBC’s Today, where she worked with Hugh Downs  
and Frank McGee. She moved to the ABC television network in 1976 
and became the first female co-anchor of the ABC Evening News,
working with Harry Reasoner until 1978.

 
ABC evening news ad
(April 22, 1976)

WALTERS DEBUT ON ABC NEWS

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