Jessica Savitch

Jessica Savitch
1947 - 1983
Jessica Savitch  American TV News

Jessica Savitch dating history


Jessica Savitch was previously married to Donald Payne (Doctor) (1981) and Mel Korn (1980 - 1981).

Jessica Savitch was in relationships with Martin Fischbein (1983), Ed Bradley (1972 - 1974), Ron Kershaw (1968 - 1978) and Donald Payne (0001).

Jessica Savitch had encounters with Warren Beatty (1982) and Gary Hart.


American TV News Jessica Savitch was born Jessica Beth Savitch on 1st February, 1947 in Kennet Square, Pennsylvania, USA and passed away on 23rd Oct 1983 Delaware Canal, New Hope, Pennsylvania, USA aged 36. She is most remembered for Newscaster drowned with VP of NY Post. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Jessica Savitch is a member of the following lists: NBC News, American Jews and People from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 2 years, 2 months 1 year, 10 months -
Dating4 2024 years, 4 months 509 years, 1 month 1 month, 22 days
Encounter2 - - -
Total8 2024 years, 4 months 255 years 1 month, 22 days


First Name Jessica
Middle Name Beth
Last Name Savitch
Full Name at Birth Jessica Beth Savitch
Birthday 1st February, 1947
Birthplace Kennet Square, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 23rd October, 1983
Place of Death Delaware Canal, New Hope, Pennsylvania, USA
Cause of Death Accident - Automobile
Buried Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Atlantic City High School, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
University Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York, USA
Occupation Text Television journalist
Occupation TV News
Claim to Fame Newscaster drowned with VP of NY Post
Year(s) Active 1968–1983
Favorite Foods Chicken, Fish
Favorite Colors Red, Pink, Purple, Green

Jessica Beth Savitch (February 1, 1947 – October 23, 1983) was an American television news presenter and correspondent, best known for being the weekend anchor of NBC Nightly News and daily presenter of NBC News updates during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Savitch was one of the first women to anchor an evening network news broadcast alone, following in the footsteps of Marlene Sanders of ABC News and Catherine Mackin of NBC News. She also hosted PBS's public affairs documentary program Frontline from its January 1983 debut until her death in an automobile accident later that year.

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Jessica Savitch36 AquariusTV News
Martin Fischbein-TV News
Warren Beatty87 AriesActor
Donald Payne (Doctor)-
Mel Korn-
Ed Bradley65 CancerJournalist
Ron Kershaw44Journalist
Donald Payne53 VirgoCricket
Gary Hart87 SagittariusPolitician


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