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Age36 (age at death)
Birthday 1 February, 1947
Birthplace Kennet Square, PA
Died 23 October, 1983
Place of Death Delaware Canal, New Hope, PA
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Nationality American
Occupation TV News
Claim to Fame Newscaster drowned with VP of NY Post
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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. Savitch was one of the first women to anchor an evening network news broadcast alone, following in the footsteps of Marlene Sanders of ABC News and Catherine Mackin of NBC News. She also hosted PBS's public affairs documentary program Frontline from its January 1983 debut until her death in an automobile accident later that year.

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