Carole Simpson

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Carole Simpson
Hall of Fame
1985

Attended UI in 1964 working toward a master's degree; taught journalism at Northwestern and Tuskegee Institute; first woman newscaster at WSUI; worked for NBC (1974-1978); joined ABC in 1982 where she became an Emmy Award-winning senior correspondent; served as president of the Radio and Television Correspondents Association (1982-1983). (ABC biographical sketch)