Frank Reynolds (1923-1983) was an award-winning American television broadcaster. He was from East Chicago, Illinois. Reynolds studied at Wabash College in the state of Indiana. After earning a Purple Heart for his military service during World War II, Reynolds embarked upon a career in journalism. In 1947, he took a job in Hammond, Indiana at station WJOB. He then served as a newsman for 14 years with TV stations in Chicago, Illinois. Reynolds joined ABC in 1965. For a time, he served as White House correspondent. He often anchored ABC News' Special Reports. From 1978 until his death in 1983, Reynolds worked as an anchorman on ABC television "World News Tonight."
In 1979, Reynolds was featured on the ABC TV series "The Iran Crisis: America Held Hostage." With ABC, Reynolds covered a wide variety of political and societal news stories from the 1960s to 1983.
Frank Reynolds died on July 20, 1983.
[Source: "Washington Post" obituary, July 21, 1983.]