Famous Journalists - List of Famous Journalists - page 2

Journalists are the ones who seek and collect information from various sources and distribute it as news to a wider audience through means such as newspapers, radio, television or internet. The term journalist covers a wide category of professionals involved in the collection and presentation of information especially through publishing and broadcasting means. Journalism is a very demanding profession, especially in today’s fast-paced life. Journalists are known to work long and grueling hours, visit inhospitable places, and interact with unreceptive people in their quest to gather valuable information in the quickest possible manner. Journalists may work as reporters who research for information and write reports for the publications they work for. And there are photojournalists who convey their messages through photographs accompanied by a story or caption. There are some journalists who cover all types of stories, ranging from current affairs to global politics, while some others choose to specialize in a given category like sports or crime. This field also includes feature writers who write longer pieces to provide background to a popular news story and specialist writers who provide columns and commentary on topics such as food, traveling, relationships, entertainment, etc. Journalism is a dynamic field, ever evolving to include newer genres like alternative journalism, convergence journalism and new journalism. Read on to learn about the life and works of famous journalists from all over the world.

The Most Famous Journalists

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Sunny HostinOctober 20, 1968AmericanSunny Hostin is an American lawyer, social commentator, columnist and journalist
Melinda FarrellJanuary 24, 1985AustralianMelinda Farrell is an internationally renowned sports anchor and freelance sports reporter
Shannon BreamDecember 23, 1970AmericanShannon Bream is an American journalist and a Fox News veteran
Pete HegsethJune 6, 1980AmericanPete Hegseth is a FOX News Channel contributor from America
Ana CabreraMay 13, 1982AmericanAna Cabrera is a well-known American journalist and news anchor for CNN
Drew GrantAmericanDrew Grant is an American writer, journalist, editor, and producer
Dana BashJune 15, 1971AmericanDana Bash is an American reporter and political correspondent for CNN
Stephanie RuhleDecember 24, 1975AmericanStephanie Leigh Ruhle is an American journalist, writer, politics and business correspondent, and news anchor
Kaitlan CollinsApril 7, 1992AmericanKaitlan Collins is an American journalist working for the popular news channel CNN
Geraldo RiveraJuly 4, 1943AmericanGeraldo Rivera is an American reporter, author, attorney, and talk show host
Arthur Koestler

Arthur Koestler

Arthur Koestler was a Hungarian-British author and journalist best known for his book ‘Darkness at Noon.’ This biography of Arthur Koestler provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

Catherine Helen Spence

Catherine Helen Spence was a Australian author, journalist, politician, and a leading suffragist

AustralianOctober 31, 1825130 views

Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter is a political commentator and bestselling author known for her controversial commentary

Angela Carter

Angela Carter was an eminent British novelist and journalist

BritishMay 7, 1940135 views

Bret Harte

Bret Harte was an American writer, poet and journalist

AmericanAugust 25, 1836130 views

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Thomas Bailey Aldrich was an American poet, editor and novelist

Giuseppe Ungaretti

Giuseppe Ungaretti was an Italian modernist poet , essayist and journalist

ItalianFebruary 8, 1888134 views

Svetlana Alexievich

Svetlana Alexievich is an eminent Belarusian journalist and writer who won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature

BelarusianMay 31, 1948151 views

Anderson Cooper

Anderson Cooper is a journalist and television personality who anchors the news show ‘Anderson Cooper 360°’

AmericanJune 3, 1967128 views

Norman Angell

Norman Angell was an English politician, peace activist, journalist, lecturer and author

BritishDecember 26, 1872107 views