Willard Franklin Shadel Net Worth

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Willard Franklin Shadel Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Bill Shadel (July 31, 1908 – January 29, 2005) was an American news anchor for CBS Radio and ABC Television.Edward R. Murrow recruited Shadel while he was working in Europe as a correspondent for the National Rifle Association. During World War II, Shadel covered the June 6, 1944, D-Day invasion for CBS Radio. During his years at CBS, Shadel worked alongside Murrow, Howard K. Smith, Walter Cronkite, and Eric Sevareid.In 1954 Shadel became the first host of the Sunday-morning interview show Face the Nation. He later became one of several anchors for ABC's Evening News after John Charles Daly stepped down in 1960, and also that year moderated the third presidential debate between Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy.Shadel would then stay with ABC and retire from their news division in 1975.
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Date Of BirthJuly 31, 1908
Place Of BirthMilton, Wisconsin, USA
Star SignLeo
1Began his career as a journalist as a news correspondant for the National Rifle Association and as editor of its magazine, the American Rifleman.
2Anchored ABC's 12 hour coverage of John Glenn's three-orbit flight around the Earth in 1962.
3Was one of only 28 news correspondents to report first-hand from Normandy during the D-Day invasion in 1944. Shadel was also present at the Battle of the Bulge and was one of the first reporters at the German concentration camp at Buchenwald after the camp was liberated.
4Given the "Witness to the Truth" award by the Simon Wiesenthal Center in 1990.
5Professor of communications at the University of Washington from 1963 to 1975.
6Once worked as a musician in silent movie theaters and later played the marimba on live radio.
7Received his Bachelor's degree from Andrews University and a Master's degree in history from the University of Michigan.
8Shadel and Edward R. Murrow were the first reporters to see the Buchenwald concentration camp in April 1945. Shadel's reports brought him a Witness to the Truth award from the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
9He was an anchor on the ABC evening news before he retired to become a professor at the University of Washington.
10After WWII, he worked as a reporter at WTOP-TV in Washington, when Walter Cronkite was the local news anchorman.
11Moderator of the third debate between presidential candidates John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon in 1960.
12Radio and TV news reporter.
13Children from first marriage: sons Willard Jr. (died 1993) and Gerald. Children from second marriage: sons David and Douglas.
14Reported extensively for CBS radio during World War II. At the time of his death, recordings of his wartime broadcasts were still being used in journalism schools.


American Masters1990TV Series documentaryHimself
Directions1962TV SeriesHimself - Narrator
The Walter Winchell Show1960TV SeriesHimself
1960 Presidential Debates1960TV SeriesHimself - Moderator
Longines Chronoscope1953-1954TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Facts We Face1950TV SeriesModerator (1950)
Capitol Cloak Room1949TV SeriesHimself

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