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Liz Trotta


Award-winning traditional journalist and politics pundit who once served because the NY bureau chief in the Washington Times. She matriculated through the prestigious Graduate College of Journalism at Columbia College or university in NY. She won several awards during the period of her profession, including three Emmy Honours. She was created in New Haven, Connecticut, to an effective pharmacist, Gaetano, and his wife, Lillian Theresa Mazzacane. She grew up Catholic. She pursued her undergraduate research at Boston College or university, just like chat show sponsor Glen Macnow.

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Full Name Liz Trotta
Date Of Birth March 28, 1937
Place Of Birth New Haven, CT
Profession Journalist
Education Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
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1Release of her autobiography, "Fighting for Air: In the Trenches with Television News". [1991]
2First woman to cover a war for broadcast news.
3Her parents, Gaetano "Thomas" Trotta, a successful pharmacist, and the former Lillian Theresa Mazzacane, were both Catholics who had emigrated from Italy.
4Former New York bureau chief of the Washington Times.
5She began her career in 1965, covering the Vietnam War as a correspondent for NBC News and later working for CBS News.
6Taught journalism at Stern College of Yeshiva University.
7Has won three Emmy awards and two Overseas Press Club awards.
8Graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
9Longtime friend of Walter Cronkite. They met in Laos during the Vietnam War.
10Fox News contributor.



Lou Dobbs Tonight2012TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
The O'Reilly Factor2005TV SeriesHerself
CBS Evening News with Dan Rather1984TV SeriesHerself - Reporter
CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite1980TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt1970TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent

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The Seventies2015TV Series documentaryHerself - NBC News
Protect Our Defenders: Advocacy Videos2012TV Mini-SeriesHerself - FOX News Contributor

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1969EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Achievement within Regularly Scheduled NewsThe Huntley-Brinkley Report (1956)

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