Garrick_UtleyVeteran TV journalist Garrick Utley has died following a long battle with cancer, NBC News said today. He was 74. Utley began his career at NBC News in 1963, reporting for the next 30 years for the network. In the early years he reported on Vietnam and later went on to moderate Meet The Press. He also anchored Weekend Today and Sunday Nightly News. He eventually left NBC to become the chief foreign correspondent for ABC News and later reported for CNN from 1997-2002. Here’s a clip from the Today show, which announced Utley’s death this morning.

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DR
10 months
I used to see Mr. Utley around 30 Rock back when I worked at NBC. He was...
K
10 months
Yes to FTCS comment.
MC
10 months
He was always one of my favorites--a solid, straight-forward journalist.