Quick facts
Birth date 25 Apr, 1908
Age 111 yrs
Occupations Journalist
Citizenship United States of America
Birth place Greensboro
Education Washington State University
Gender Male
Description American broadcast journalist
Spouse Janet Huntington Brewster[1935-1965]

Edward R. Murrow KBE (born Egbert Roscoe Murrow; April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965) was an American broadcast journalist. He first came to prominence with a series of radio news broadcasts during World War II, which were followed by millions of listeners in the United States.Fellow journalists Eric Sevareid, Ed Bliss, Bill Downs, Dan Rather, and Alexander Kendrick consider Murrow one of journalism's greatest figures, noting his honesty and integrity in delivering the news.A pioneer of television news broadcasting, Murrow produced a series of reports that helped lead to the censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Last Modified: Feb 13, 2020

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