Barbara Jill Walters (born September 25, 1929) is an American broadcast journalist, author, and television personality. She has hosted morning television shows Today and The View, the television news magazine 20/20, co-anchored the ABC Evening News, and is a contributor to ABC News.
Walters was first known as a popular television morning news anchor for over 10 years on the NBC News program Today, where she worked with Hugh Downs and later hosts Frank McGee and Jim Hartz. She was the first female co-anchor of network evening news, working with Harry Reasoner on ABC News flagship program ABC Evening News. Walters later spent 25 years as co-host of the ABC newsmagazine 20/20. Since 1976, she has continually contributed as an anchor, reporter, and correspondent for ABC News.
In 1996, Walters was ranked #34 on the TV Guide "50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time."
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