Jessica Beth Bio & Facts, Age, Height, Family, Career, Net worth, Social Media

Jessica Beth

Jessica Beth’s Biography and wiki

Jessica Beth 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.

Beth’s age and birthday

She was born February 1, 1947, in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, about 35 miles west of Philadelphia.

Jessica’s height and weight

Beth had a weight of 56 kg and a height of 1.7 m.

Jessica Beth’s Educational background

She attended Atlantic City High School. According to her two biographers, Gwenda Blair and Alanna Nash, Savitch was haunted throughout her life by her father’s untimely death and pursued a career partly to compensate for the loss. Following high school, Savitch attended Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, as a communication major.
Jessica Beth
Jessica Beth

Jessica Beth Family

She was the daughter of a clothing store owner who died young. Her mother was a nurse and had to go to work to support the family. She grew up, at times slightly impoverished, and had to fight to go to college and study broadcasting.

Jessica Beth’s Husband and children

Jessica had one divorce, then met a doctor with even worse drug troubles than hers, and married him. She had a pet husky named Chewy the doctor hated. She came back to DC after anchoring the weekend news in New York and found her husband hanging from her dog’s leash in the basement. Friends say this started a long, dark spiral that ended with her death. But through all this time, her relationship with the viewing public never faltered – until October 3, 1983.

Jessica Beth Career

She was the eldest daughter of Florence (née Goldberger), a navy nurse, and David Savitch, who ran a clothing store. Her father and maternal grandfather were Jewish, and her maternal grandmother was Italian American and Catholic. After her father died at age 33 in 1959, her family moved to Margate City, New Jersey (a suburb of Atlantic City), where she attended Atlantic City High School. According to her two biographers, Gwenda Blair and Alanna Nash, Savitch was haunted throughout her life by her father’s untimely death and pursued a career partly to compensate for the loss.

While in high school in Atlantic City, Savitch got a job co-hosting a show for teenagers on the radio station WOND in Pleasantville, New Jersey. She enjoyed the work and soon became a newsreader and disc jockey for WOND as well. She was the first female disc jockey in that area.

Jessica Beth’s Net worth and salary

She had a net worth of $ 3 million before her death.

 

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