“Barbara Walters passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loved ones. She lived a life without regrets. She was a pioneer not only for female journalists, but for all women,” her agent Cindy Berger added, announcing her death.
With more than 60 years of experience as a journalist, this media legend is particularly known for his interview techniques that oscillate on the border between information and entertainment.
During his career, he has interviewed former US presidents such as Richard Nixon and Barack Obama, as well as stars such as Michael Jackson and Anna Wintour.
Longtime ABC News president Barbara Walters worked for the broadcaster from 1976 until her retirement in 2014, earning up to $12 million a year at the height of her career. “Variety”. The interviewer previously worked for NBC channel.
When she became the first female news anchor in 1976, the journalist shattered the glass ceiling. Throughout her career, she paved the way for an entire generation of successful women in American television newsrooms.
Reflecting her success in broadcasting, Barbara Walters has been nominated for 11 Emmys, an award given to the best television programs and best professionals on American television. He notably won the Best Talk Show Award in 2003 and 2009 for his show “The View”.
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