Robert Trout

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Birthday
15, 1909
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Nov 14, 2000 (91)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1909
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Nov 14, 2000 (91)

About

Radio reporter of the 1930s and 1940s who pioneered many of now staple parts of news broadcasts.

Before Fame

He began as an announcer of a local Alexandria, Virginia's WJSV, and he joined CBS after the network acquired the station.

Trivia

In the pre-television era, he was CBS's first anchor man, holding forth from the studio headquarters while corresponding with reports stations around Europe.

Family Life

He was born Robert Albert Blondheim in Washington, D.C.

Associated With

He was a key influence of the reporting style of Edward R. Murrow.

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