Gender distribution of selected network TV news anchors in the U.S. 2017

Distribution of evening broadcast TV news anchors on selected networks in the United States as of November 2017, by gender

by Amy Watson, last edited Apr 17, 2019
Gender distribution of selected network TV news anchors in the U.S. 2017 The statistic shows the gender distribution of evening broadcast TV news anchors on selected networks in the United States as of November 2017. The data reveals that men reported almost twice as much as women on ABC, PBS, NBC and CBS. The network with the least gender parity was ABC News, where 65 percent of anchors, correspondents or reporters were male.
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Distribution of evening broadcast TV news anchors on selected networks in the United States as of November 2017, by gender

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FemaleMale
PBS Newshour36%64%
ABC News35%65%
CBS News38%62%
NBC News38%62%
Total37%63%
FemaleMale
PBS Newshour36%64%
ABC News35%65%
CBS News38%62%
NBC News38%62%
Total37%63%
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by Amy Watson, last edited Apr 17, 2019
The statistic shows the gender distribution of evening broadcast TV news anchors on selected networks in the United States as of November 2017. The data reveals that men reported almost twice as much as women on ABC, PBS, NBC and CBS. The network with the least gender parity was ABC News, where 65 percent of anchors, correspondents or reporters were male.
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