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Celebrity Deaths in Journalism

  • Jeanne Parr, 92 (2016)

    Jeanne Parr

    Jeanne Parr, pioneering CBS correspondent and mother of actor Chris Noth, has died at the age of 92, according to Variety. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Morley Safer, 84 (1931 - 2016)

    Morley Safer

    Morley Safer, the veteran CBS journalist and correspondent for the network's "60 Minutes," died May 19, according to CBS. For full obituary and coverage by Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Steve Julian, 57 (1958 - 2016)

    Steve Julian

    Broadcaster Steve Julian, who served as the longtime morning edition host for Southern California's National Public Radio affiliate 89.3 KPCC, died April 24, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage by Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Michelle McNamara, 46 (2016)

    Michelle McNamara

    Michelle McNamara, crime writer and wife of comedian Patton Oswalt, died on April 21, 2016 according to multiple news sources. She was 46. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click.

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  • Laura Myers, 53 (2015)

    Laura  Myers

    By KIMBERLY PIERCEALL, The Associated PressLAS VEGAS (AP) — Laura Myers, a veteran Associated Press reporter and editor who led the news cooperative's coverage of foreign affairs as the country reeled from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and spent the past five years covering politics for Nevada's largest newspaper, died Friday.The Las Vegas Review-Journal, where Myers had been the newspaper's...

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