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Israel Reuven Frank Net Worth

Israel Reuven Frank Net Worth is
$5 Million

Israel Reuven Frank Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Reuven Frank (7 December 1920 – 4 February 2006) was an American broadcast news pioneer.Born in Montreal, Quebec, Israel Reuven Frank (he later dropped his first name) earned a bachelor's degree in social science at City College of New York. He served four years in the United States Army during World War II, rising to the rank of sergeant. After completing his studies at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, he worked for three years at the Newark Evening News as a reporter, rewrite man and night city editor. At the insistence of Gerald Green, he joined NBC News as a writer for the Camel News Caravan in 1950.Frank was a key figure in bringing television news out of the shadow of radio news by emphasizing the importance of visuals in telling stories. He paired Chet Huntley and David Brinkley for the first time to co-anchor NBC's coverage of the 1956 Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Later that same year, he created the groundbreaking Huntley-Brinkley Report, and was its producer until 1964. The national catchphrase "Good night, David" "Good night, Chet" was credited to Frank.Frank's documentaries included Emmy Award-winning report The Tunnel (1962) about the escape of 59 Germans through a passage under the Berlin Wall. It received the Emmy Award for program of the year, the only documentary ever so honored. In the 1970s, he created and was executive producer of Weekend, a news magazine hosted by Lloyd Dobyns that originally aired one Saturday a month from 11:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. The program received a Peabody award. Linda Ellerbee later joined as co-host.Frank served two tenures as president of NBC News, from 1968 to 1974 and from 1982 to 1984, and mentored such journalists as Tom Brokaw, John Chancellor, Linda Ellerbee, and Andrea Mitchell. His memoir, Out of Thin Air: The Brief Wonderful Life of Network News, was published in 1991.Frank was a resident of Tenafly, New Jersey. He died of pneumonia on February 4, 2006 at the age of 85.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthDecember 7, 1920
Died2006-02-04
Place Of BirthMontréal, Québec, Canada
Height6' (1.83 m)
ProfessionProducer, Writer
Star SignSagittarius
#Fact
1In over twenty years at NBC News, he held every major position, including president and member of the board of directors. Often came under fire for journalistic issues of selection and omission of detail in presenting the news.

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
NBC White Paper1980TV Series documentary executive producer - 1 episode
The Tunnel1962TV Movie producer
Chet Huntley Reporting1960TV Series producer - 1 episode
World Wide '601960TV Series producer - 2 episodes
The Huntley-Brinkley Report1956TV Series producer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tunnel1962TV Movie
Crashing the Water Barrier1956Documentary short writer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Frontline1995TV Series documentaryHimself
The Bob Hope Show1963TV SeriesHimself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1963Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Achievement in the Field of Documentary ProgramsThe Tunnel (1962)

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