Iconic American news anchor, Barbara Walters, dies at 93


Iconic American television broadcaster, Barbara Walters, has passed away at the age of 93. She died peacefully on Friday, December 30, at her New York home, according to a statement by her publicist, Cindi Berger.

Walters was a household name for more than five decades, most notably known for shows like ‘Barbara Walters Specials’ and ‘The View’, an NBC daytime talk show where a panel of women discuss the most recent headlines.

In 1976, Walters became the first US female network news anchor when she joined ABC News. She received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in the year 2000.

“She lived her life with no regrets and was a trailblazer not only for female journalists but for all women,” Cindi said.