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television anchorman

Peter Charles Jennings, Canadian network news anchor. Recipient 16 Emmy Awards for news reporting, 2 George Foster Peabody Awards, Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award. Member International Radio and television Society, Overseas Press Club (awards).

Background

Jennings, Peter Charles was born on July 29, 1938 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Naturalized, 2003. Son of Charles and Elizabeth (Osborne) Jennings.

Education

Student, Trinity College School, Port Hope, Ontario. Student, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario. Doctor of Laws, Rider College, New Jersey.

Career

Began career with, Station CFJR, Ontarioformerly with, Canadian Broadcasting Company, Montreal, Quebecformerly with, CJOH-television, Ottawaformer parliamentary correspondent, network anchorman, Canadian television, Ottawanetwork anchorman, national correspondent, ABC News, New York City, from 1964;London anchorman, World News Tonight, until 1983;anchorman, senior editor, World News Tonight, since 1983;also involved with production numerous network documentaries. anchorman, Peter Jennings Reporting, since 1990;moderator news specialists for childrenanchorman, Capital to Capitalanchor television series, The Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Quarterly, Public Broadcasting Service.

Membership

Member International Radio and television Society, Overseas Press Club (awards).

Connections

Married Valerie Godsoe (divorced), Annie Malouf (divorced), Kati Marton, 1979 (divorced 1994), Kayce Freed, 1997. Children: Elizabeth, Christopher.

father:
Charles Jennings

mother:
Elizabeth (Osborne) Jennings

spouse:
Valerie Godsoe

children:
Elizabeth Jennings

Christopher Jennings