NEW YORK (AP) — The widow of “60 Minutes” correspondent Bob Simon has sued the driver of a town car that crashed and killed her husband. The New York Post says Francoise Anne-Marie Simon filed the lawsuit in Manhattan Supreme Court. It names the driver, Reshad Abdul Fedahi, the limousine company, Skyline Credit Ride, and […]
CBS honored the 27-time Emmy winner, who died in a Manhattan car crash on Feb. 11, with a memorial service Thursday.
The journalism group will celebrate the longtime CBS correspondent with its Lifetime Achievement Award at its annual awards ceremony in Washington on March 11.
The Peabody board is stingy when it comes to individual awards. It hands out one, maybe two, each year. In 1999, it thought enough of the international reporting that Bob Simon had done over his career for CBS to single him out. Simon was killed Wednesday night in a car accident.
RTDNA Executive Director Mike Cavender says the passing of 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon reminds us all too starkly of who and what really matters in the world of journalism.
The NYPD says the town car in which CBS newsman Bob Simon was a passenger may have been speeding when it struck a car stopped at red light Wednesday night.
The longtime 60 Minutes Correspondent died Wednesday night in a car crash in New York. “It is such a tragedy made worse because we lost him in a car accident, a man who has escaped more difficult situations than almost any journalist in modern times. Bob was a reporter’s reporter,” Jeff Fager, executive producer of 60 Minutes, said in a statement.