Let’s take a look at the life of famous journalist Barbara Walters.
Date of birth: September 25, 1929 (1931 according to some sources)
Place of birth: Boston, Massachusetts
birth name: Barbara Jill Walters
Father: Theater producer Lou Walters
mother: Dana (Cerret) Walters
marriage: Merv Adelson (1986-1992, divorced); Lee Guber (1963-1976, divorced); Robert Henry Katz (1955-1958, divorced)
child: Hired by Guber: Jackie, 1968
education: Sarah Lawrence College, BA, 1953
Nominated for 33 daytime emmy awards And 3 wins. He also received an honorary award.
Nominated for 19 News and Documentaries Emmy Awards And 7 wins. He also received an honorary award.
Nominated for 11 Primetime Emmy Awards and won once. He also received an honorary award.
1961-1974 – Reporter, writer and panel member for NBC’s “The Today Show.”
1974-1976 – Co-sponsored “The Today Show”.
1975 – Daytime Emmy Award Winner for Outstanding Host or Hostess in “Today” Talk, Service, or Variety Series.
1976-2014- Host of “The Barbara Walters Specials”. The special “The 10 Most Attractive People” has become a year-end regular.
1976-1978 – She became the first woman to co-anchor ABC World News Tonight, earning an unprecedented $1 million a year.
1980- Winner of News & Documentary Emmy Award for Program and Program Segment of “Post Election Special Edition”.
1982- News & Documentary Emmy Award Winner for Outstanding Interview/Interviewer (Program) for “The Barbara Walters Specials”.
1983 – Winner of a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Series for “The Barbara Walters Specials”.
1983- News & Documentary Emmy Award Winner for Outstanding Interview/Interviewer (Segment) for “There But For The Grace Of God”.
1984-2004 – Co-host and chief correspondent for ABC’s 20/20. She gave up regular appearances on her show in September 2004, but she continues to report on her from time to time.
1987- News & Documentary Emmy Award Winner for Outstanding Interview/Interviewer (Segment) for “The Woman Under The Crane”.
From January 7, 1990 Inducted into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame.
1992- News & Documentary Emmy Award Winner for Outstanding Interviewer/Interviewer (Segment) for “Arthur Seale/Patricia Reso Interviews – No Way Out”.
1996 – win Peabody Award “20/20” episode “The Journey of Christopher Reeve”.
1997-May 16, 2014- Co-sponsored “view.”
1999- Winner of the News and Documentary Emmy Award for the Special Classification of Outstanding News and Documentary Programs in the “Millennium”.
the year of 2000 – Daytime Television Lifetime Achievement Award Winner.
2003 – Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show (Executive Producer) for “The View”.
June 14, 2007 – Earn a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
May 2008 – During the 1970s, she revealed that she had an affair with married U.S. Senator Edward Brooke.
2009- Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host for “The View.”
2009- “2009 Inauguration – Barack Obama” Long Form – Winner of a News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of Current News Stories.
September 21, 2009 – Lifetime Achievement Award Winner at the Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards.
May 2010 – Have heart surgery to repair the valve.
January 19, 2013 – During a visit to the British Ambassador’s residence, he fell down the stairs and was hospitalized with a cut on his forehead.
May 13, 2013 – In the summer of 2014, he announced on “The View” that he would retire as a TV journalist.
May 16, 2014 – Walters’ final episode as co-host of “The View” airs. She will continue to serve as co-executive producer.
From February 2015 Donated $15 million to Sarah Lawrence College for the Barbara Walters Campus Center. The center will officially open on August 31, 2019.