NEWSCASTER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1911

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Chester Robert "Chet" Huntley (December 10, 1911 – March 20, 1974)

Chet Huntley was a television newscaster, best known for co-anchoring NBC’s
evening news, The Huntley-Brinkley Report, for 14 years beginning in 1956.

He attended three different colleges: Montana State University, Cornish College
of the Arts, and the University of Washington. Early in his career, Chet worked
for Seattle, Washington’s AM radio station KIRO and later went to 620 AM KGW
radio in Portland, Oregon where he was a writer, newscaster and announcer
from 1936 to 1937. 

CHET AT CBS RADSIO
A young Chet Huntley conducts an interview for
CBS radio.

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NBC news anchors Chet Huntley and David Brinkley

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