Huntley, Chet

Huntley, Chet

(Chester Robert Huntley), 1911–74, American news broadcaster, b. Cardwell, Mont. He joined the National Broadcasting Company in 1955. Huntley and David BrinkleyBrinkley, David McClure,
1920–2003, American news broadcaster, b. Wilmington, N.C. He began (1942) his lengthy journalistic career as a reporter for United Press, soon (1943) joining the National Broadcasting Company.
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 developed documentary techniques for televised analyses of public affairs. Their Huntley-Brinkley Report series (1956–70) won several awards, including the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Award for news program achievement. In 1971, Huntley retired from television to develop land in Montana.

Bibliography

See his Generous Years: Remembrances of a Frontier Boyhood (1968).

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