One of his final film performances was as a judge in another true story, 2006's Jessica Beth Savitch (February 1, 1947 – October 23, 1983) was an American television news presenter and correspondent, best known for being the weekend anchor of NBC Nightly News and daily presenter of NBC News updates during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Early life. Benoit covers a wide swath when it comes to the people he lists in Where Are They Buried. See more ideas about newscaster, news anchor, journalist. Jul 15, 2017 - Explore Denise LaFontaine's board "Newscasters through the years", followed by 172 people on Pinterest. Jessica Savitch (born 1947), NBC and PBS news broadcaster and reporter, drowned in 1983 when the car in which she was riding went off the road during a heavy rainstorm into a canal, sank upside down in mud and filled with water. Jan 23, 2014 - This Pin was discovered by Earl Graves. $8 Million Settlement Reached in Death of NBC Anchor Jessica Savitch January 28, 1988 GMT ″The settlement established the principle of equality of salary and longevity for women in television news,″ Arthur G. Raynes, a Philadelphia attorney who filed the lawsuit on behalf of Miss Savitch’s estate. Discover (and save!) Jessica Beth Savitch (February 1, 1947 – October 23, 1983) was an American television broadcaster and news reporter, host of PBS' Frontline and New York weekend anchor of NBC Nightly News during the short-lived Roger Mudd/Tom Brokaw era. POWELL COUNTY, Ky. -- A photograph taken at the scene of a fatal crash in Kentucky is getting plenty of attention because some say it appears to show a man's spirit leaving his body. Some of those mentioned include Albert Einstein, Charles Dickens, Jimi Hendrix, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Bob Crane, Jessica Savitch, John Lennon, George Harrison, and the Iwo Jima Marines (to name just a few). your own Pins on Pinterest Jessica Savitch Natalie Schaefer of Gilligan's Island Rebecca Schaeffer Jay Sebring Tupac Shakur New Nerine Shatner Dinah Shore Bugsy Siegel Karen Silkwood Don Simpson Nicole Brown Simpson Frank Sinatra Dusty Springfield Barbara Stanwyck Johnny Stompanato Robert Stack Dorothy Stratten Jay Stewart from Lets Make A Deal Jimmy Stewart Jessica Beth Savitch (1. februar 1947 - 23. oktobar 1983) bila je američka televizijska novinarka, koja je 1970-ih postala poznata kao voditeljica dokumentarne emisije Frontline na mreži PBS, a potom stekla popularnost kao voditeljica večernjih vijesti na mreži NBC.Njen život, koji je prekinut prometnom nesrećom, kasnije je postao predmetom brojnih novinskih članaka, knjiga i filmova. Jul 8, 2016 - Jessica Savitch.jpg ~ born in Kennett Square, PA in 1947, died in New Hope, PA in 1983 ~ television journalist, working in Philly in early 70's at KYW-TV as part of her career/ The grandson of Croatian immigrants, Sabich was the second child of Vladimir (1915–2001) and Frances Sabich (1911–2003). His lifelong nickname "Spider" was given by his father, as a result of thin arms and legs at a premature birth.