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Jessica Savitch

Jessica SavitchAKA Jessica Beth Savitch

Born: 1-Feb-1947
Birthplace: Wilmington, DE
Died: 24-Oct-1983
Location of death: New Hope, PA [1]
Cause of death: Accident - Automobile
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered in the Atlantic Ocean)

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Newscaster drowned with VP of NY Post

[1] Delaware Canal, New Hope, PA.

Father: David Savitch (d. 1959 kidney ailment)
Mother: Florence Goldberger
Sister: Lori Savitch (news anchor, at WPXI-11)
Boyfriend: Ron Kershaw (reporter)
Husband: Mel Korn (millionaire, m. 6-Jan-1980, sep. Nov-1980, div. Mar-1981)
Husband: Donald Payne (gynecologist, m. 21-Mar-1981, d. 1-Aug-1981 suicide)
Boyfriend: Martin Fischbein (New York Post VP, d. 24-Oct-1983 with Jessica)
Warren Beatty
Boyfriend: Ed Bradley

    High School: Atlantic City High School, Atlantic City, NJ
    University: Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

    Emmy four
    Abortion 1981
    Nervous Breakdown
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Cocaine, Ophidiophobia

    Frontline Host (1983)
    NBC Nightly News Weekend Anchor (1977-83)
    Today Substitute Co-Host (1977-1983)

    Nasty Habits (10-Oct-1977) · Herself

Is the subject of books:
Golden Girl: The Story of Jessica Savitch, 1988, BY: Alanna Nash

Author of books:
Anchorwoman (1983, memoir)

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