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Maurice Richard Povich
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Journalist; actor; talk show host; author
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Maury Povich Fast Facts:
Father was the acclaimed Washington Post sportswriter Shirley Povich; consequently he was very interested in sports as a youngster and even worked as a batboy for the American League's old Washington Senators.
Began career as a news reporter and sportscaster for WTTG-TV in Washington, DC.
First met Connie Chung in 1969 when they both worked at WTTG; he was an anchor and she was a copy girl. Years later they were briefly coanchors for KCBS (formerly KNXT) in Los Angeles.
Won a 1984 Emmy for Best Co-anchor for
10 O'Clock News
on WTTG-TV and was nominated for a 1989 Emmy for Best Informational Series for
A Current Affair
Current Affairs: A Life on the Edge
in 1991, a retrospective about the TV show he hosted from 1986 to 1991.
Launched a weekly newspaper in Flathead Valley, MT, called the Flathead Beacon in 2007.
Maury Povich Relationships:
Amy - Daughter
Connie Chung - Wife
Phyllis Minkoff - Ex-wife
Susan - Daughter
Shirley Povich - Father
Lynn Povich - Sister
Ethyl Povich - Mother
Matthew Jay Povich - Son
David Povich - Brother
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (1962)
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