Famous Journalists - List of Famous Journalists - page 4

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
Henry Morton Stanley

Henry Morton Stanley

Henry Stanley was a Anglo-American journalist and explorer who played a significant role in the exploration of central Africa

BritishJanuary 28, 1841128 views

Banjo Paterson

Banjo Paterson was a famous Australian poet who is known for his bush poetry such as 'Waltzing Matilda' and 'The Man from Snowy River'

Komla Dumor

Komla Dumor was a Ghanaian journalist who worked for the BBC news

Ghanaian1972181 views

Salah Choudhury

Salah Choudhury is a Bangladeshi journalist, author, peace activist, and most famous as the editor of The Weekly Blitz

Augusto Roa Bastos

Augusto Roa Bastos is a famous Paraguayan novelist and screenplay writer who is renowned for his book ‘Yo, el Supremo’

ParaguayanJune 13, 1917106 views

George Alagiah

George Alagiah is a famous British journalist who presents the ‘GMT with George Alagiah’ news show for ‘BBC World’

BritishNovember 22, 195591 views

Zeinab Badawi

Zeinab Badawi is a Sudanese-British television and radio journalist

BritishNovember 24, 1959217 views

Dith Pran

Dith Pran was a Cambodian photojournalist; he was a survivor of the Cambodian Genocide who later emerged as a crusader for justice in Cambodia