Don Hewitt
Date of Birth
Dec 14, 1922
Birth Place:
New York, NY


One of the most important journalists of the 20th century, Don Hewitt is largely responsible for helping create the overall culture of television news. Born in New York, the newsman began his career in 1942 as head copyboy for the New York Herald Tribune. He would go on to work for the photo agency ACME Newspictures, which led to an offer from CBS, which was looking to spearhead its TV news...