There are certain television personalities, be it news anchors, presenters, or journalists, who have been on our screens for years now, taking us through each exciting, dramatic, devastating, or uplifting event that has happened, for some of us, since we can remember ourselves! Here is a quick look at some of our most loved and most successful journalists and broadcasters; where they began and where they are today, and where they might be going in the near future.
Wolf Blitzer (In his early 30’s)
The 72-year-old German American journalist Wolf Blitzer is the host of The Situation Room airing on CNN. Wolf began his career after graduating from Buffalo University, moving to Israel where he worked for Routers and The Jerusalem Post. During his time in Israel, he covered the story of convicted spy Jonathan Pollard, who provided highly classified information to the Israeli government. Today Blitzer is earning a respectful $5 Million a year for his daily show on CNN.
Diane Sawyer (In her early 40’s)
Next on our list is journalist and television broadcaster anchoring ABC World News Tonight, Good Morning America 20/20, and Primetime newsmagazine on ABC News. Sawyer also hosted CBS Morning on CBS News and became the first female correspondent on 60 Minutes. With an annual salary of $9 million, Diane’s net worth is estimated at $80 million. Sawyer was once in a relationship with the former President Richard Nixon aide, Frank Gannon. She has appeared on Forbes magazine’s List of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women several times.