Bill Kurtis is an acclaimed television documentary producer and host, and former CBS news anchor. He runs his own multimedia production company, having traveled the world for the Peabody Award-winning PBS series The New Explorers. He hosted over 150 episodes of COLD CASE FILES for A&E.
Bill is currently co-host on the weekly news quiz, “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me,” on NPR radio.
Using his journalistic skills and his background as a Washburn law school graduate, Bill authored, The Death Penalty on Trial: Crisis in American Justice. And offering a deeper insight into the news stories he has covered, his book Bill Kurtis On Assignment, also features his photographs.
He provided the satirical narration for the feature film comedy Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.