Tim Russert

1950 - 2008

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Timothy John Russert (May 7, 1950 – June 13, 2008) was an American television journalist and lawyer who appeared for more than 16 years as the longest-serving moderator of NBC's Meet the Press. He was a senior vice president at NBC News, Washington bureau chief and also hosted an eponymous CNBC/MSNBC weekend interview program. He was a frequent correspondent and guest on NBC's The Today Show and Hardball. Russert covered several presidential elections, and he presented the NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey on the NBC Nightly News during the 2008 U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tim Russert has received more than 1,269,048 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Tim Russert is the 117th most popular journalist (down from 94th in 2019), the 13,873rd most popular biography from United States (down from 10,951st in 2019) and the 31st most popular American Journalist.

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Among journalists, Tim Russert ranks 117 out of 129. Before him are Zhanna Nemtsova, Anastasia Baburova, Khadija Ismayilova, Roxana Saberi, Victoria Marinova, and Steven Sotloff. After him are Andrew Breitbart, Lise Rønne, Vicky Ntetema, Timur Miroshnychenko, Rémi Ochlik, and Natalia Morar.

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Among people born in 1950, Tim Russert ranks 574Before him are Dave Freudenthal, Mark Udall, Danny McGrain, Jimmie Wilson, Lawrence J. DeLucas, and Ann Jillian. After him are Rick Dees, Andrew Puzder, Mike Simpson, and Karina Pankievich. Among people deceased in 2008, Tim Russert ranks 317Before him are Lois Nettleton, François Sterchele, Rob Knox, G. David Low, Karen Asrian, and György Kolonics. After him are Jacob Lekgetho, Jonathan James, Agata Mróz-Olszewska, Jerry Finn, and Tony Snow.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tim Russert ranks 13,873 out of 15,968. Before him are Brigid Brannagh (1972), Kyle Beckerman (1982), Lloyd Sherr (1956), Steven Sotloff (1983), David Vitter (1961), and Tasha Reign (1989). After him are Sarah Wright (1983), Barry Sanders (1968), Gavin DeGraw (1977), Nat Faxon (1975), Ryan Potter (1995), and Beth Littleford (1968).

Among JOURNALISTS In United States

Among journalists born in United States, Tim Russert ranks 31Before him are Amy Goodman (1957), Adrian Lamo (1981), Richard Corliss (1944), Frances Bean Cobain (1992), Roxana Saberi (1977), and Steven Sotloff (1983). After him are Andrew Breitbart (1969), Richard B. Spencer (1978), A. O. Scott (1966), Steven Crowder (1987), and Peter Travers (2000).