George Henry Watson Jr.

George Watson

George WatsonOccupation: Broadcaster; Journalist
Born: Birmingham, Alabama, July 27, 1936

Education:
MS, Columbia University (1960)
BA, Harvard University (1959)

Career:
Senior Contributing Editor, ABC News (1993-2001)
Vice President, ABC News (1985-1993)
Washington Bureau Chief, ABC News (1985-1993)
Executive in Charge, ABC News Viewpoint, ABC News (1981-1985)
Vice President of News, ABC News (1981-1985)
Vice President, Cable News Network (1980)
Managing Editor, Cable News Network (1980)
Vice President, ABC News (1976-1980)
Washington Bureau Chief, ABC News (1976-1980)
London Bureau Chief, ABC News (1969-1975)
Moscow Bureau Chief, ABC News (1966-1969)
Correspondent, ABC News (1962-1975)
Reporter, The Washington Post (1960-1961)
Freelance Broadcast Journalist

Military:
U.S. Army (1958)

Awards:
National News Emmy Award (1984); DuPont Columbia Award (1983); Peabody Award (1982); Citation for Excellence, Overseas Press Club (1974); Award for Best Television Documentary, Overseas Press Club (1972)

Memberships:
The National Press Club; Overseas Press Club of America; Radio Television News Directors Association; Society of Professional Journalists; Committee to Protect Journalists; Foreign Policy Association; Cosmos Club

Family:
Son of George Henry Watson; Grace Elizabeth (Carr) Watson
Married Ellen Havican Bradley (7/13/1979)
Children: George H., III; Ellen Havican (Deceased)

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