Veteran TV journalist and multiple Emmy Award-winner Dan Rather is best known for delivering breaking news to television viewers over the better part of three decades.
Yet in this 2016 interview Rather also showcased his talent for prognostication when he accurately predicted the political appeal of then Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump prior to his unconventional and unexpected election to the highest political office in the United States.
R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.
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