Meet Linda Allston, The Wife of Late CNN’s Lead News Anchor Bernard Shaw. Linda Allston was the wife of Award-winning and celebrated CNN anchor Bernard Shaw. The couple stayed together for a long period of time before Bernard sadly died in 2022. On March 30, 1974, Bernard and Linda got married. They are fortunate to have two kids.
Allston lost her husband, Bernard Shaw to death on September 7, 2022, in Washington, D.C., United States of America at the age of 82.
About Bernard Shaw
Bernard Shaw was an American journalist who served as the Cable News Network’s lead news anchor from 1980 until his retirement in March 2001.
Bernard Shaw died on September 7th, 2022, of pneumonia complications. He was 82 years old at the time. Shaw was born in Chicago, Illinois, to housekeeper Camilla (Murphy) Shaw and railroad employee Edgar Shaw.
From 1963 to 1968, he attended the University of Illinois at Chicago. He served in the United States Marine Corps, including tours in Hawaii and at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in North Carolina, where he earned the rank of Corporal, E-4 as a “Message Center” specialist in 1962.
He had a strong interest in the print media, clipping articles from newspapers and frequently traveling to Washington, D.C. on weekends. He was friends with Walter Cronkite and had a passion for baseball.
Shaw started his broadcasting career in 1964 as an anchor and reporter for WNUS in Chicago. He went on to work as a reporter for the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company in Chicago before moving to Washington as the White House correspondent.
From 1971 to 1977, he worked as a CBS News correspondent in the Washington Bureau. He joined ABC News in 1977 as a Latin American correspondent and bureau chief before becoming Capitol Hill Senior Correspondent.
Shaw left ABC in 1980 to become co-anchor of CNN’s PrimeNews broadcast from Washington, D.C.