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Ted Koppel

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Ted Koppel
Ted Koppel in 2017
Edward James Martin Koppel[1]

(1940-02-08) 8 February 1940 (age 84)
Nelson, Lancashire, England
EducationSyracuse University (BS)
Stanford University (MA)
Occupation(s)Journalist, News anchor
Years active1963–present
Known forNightline (1980–2005)
Spouse(s)Grace Anne Dorney
Parent(s)Alice Koppel
Edwin Koppel

Edward James Martin "Ted" Koppel (born February 8, 1940) is a British-born American broadcast journalist. He is best known as the anchor for Nightline, from the program's beginning in 1980 until 2005. During his career, Koppel has won 25 Emmy Awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007.[2]


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  1. Vanity Fair. 1994. Retrieved 2017-01-18.
  2. "Rebuilding the Future", The Philadelphia Inquirer, August 25, 2000

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