2012
Apr
22
 
 
On April 22, 1976, news anchor Harry Reasoner announced that Barbara Walters would become his ABC Nightly News co-anchor that October. The move made Walters - a morning news anchor with NBC's Today - the first woman to anchor an evening news program. Her million-dollar salary ($500,000 to anchor the news and $500,000 to produce and appear in other ABC programs) also made her TV's highest-paid journalist. (Photo from Audition: A Memoir)
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 

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