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us: Quarles, Norma


  • [Individual was an Emmy awardee and a National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame inductee.]
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    • Birth Date

        19361111
    • Birth Place

        (naf) New York (N. Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Hunter College
        • Organization: (naf) Bernard M. Baruch College
        • Organization: (naf) National Broadcasting Company
        • Organization: (naf) Cable News Network
    • Gender

        female
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Television journalists
    • Sources

      • found: Montage. [1968-04-27], Search for blackness, 1968: opening credits (narrated by Norma Quarles)
      • found: OCLC, Jan. 12, 1999 (hdg.: Quarles, Norma; usage: Norma Quarles)
      • found: African American National Biography, accessed March 14, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Quarles, Norma; Norma Field; journalist, TV newscaster; born 11 November 1936 in New York, New York, United States; entered Hunter College; took evening business classes at Bernard Baruch College; offered one-year paid training program at NBC (1966); worked for WNBC in New York (1970); served a four-year stint at WMAQ-TV, Chicago (1977-1981) where she won a local Emmy Award; network correspondent for Today Show and NBC Nightly News (1978-1984); panel member on the vice-presidential debate (1984); won the Sigma Delta Chi Award and the Front Page Award; joined CNN's New York bureau (1988); won the CINE Golden Eagle Award for Excellence in Film and Video (1993); was one of seven pioneers inducted as charter members of the National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame (1990); retired from full-time news broadcasting (1998) and from freelance reporting (2001))
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      • [Individual was an Emmy awardee and a National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame inductee.]
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      • 1999-02-25: new
      • 2015-05-25: revised
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