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Bill Kurtis

Bill Kurtis

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.

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