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Who was Wendy Rieger and what was her cause of death? Tributes Pour In As “Longtime NBC4 Washington anchor” dead at 65

Who was Wendy Rieger and what was her cause of death? Tributes Pour In As “Longtime NBC4 Washington anchor” dead at 65: As per the latest report, Wendy Rieger has passed away. He took his last breath at the age of 65. She co-anchored the 05:00 PM newscast on Washington’s NBC station WRC-TV for more than 30 years. She passed away on Saturday, 16th April 2022 at a hospice facility in Montgomery County following a long battle with Glioblastoma. Ever since her passing news surfaced online, the entire social media filled with condolences messages and paying the tribute to the departed soul. Netizens are also keen to know the cause of his sudden death and look for the correct information. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com

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Wendy Rieger Death Cause

As per the sources, a brain tumor is believed to be the cause of her demise, and she passed away after a long battle with Glioblastoma. Rieger was diagnosed with brain cancer a year ago and retired in the month of December 2021, intending to save the rest of her life and begin a new chapter. Her cancer come back a few weeks back, which apparently direct to her demise.

Who was Wendy Rieger?

Wendy Rieger was born on the 18th of April, 1956 and she joined News4 in the year 1988 and covered breaking news for them on the 11:00 PM show. She then started anchoring weekend evening newscasts in the year 1996 and News4 at 05:00 PM in 2001. Prior to her work on the small screen, she became famous as a rising radio star because of her voice and writing style.

How did Wendy Rieger die?

She served as a writer for a short period at Washington’s NPR station at WAMU, which was direct to a stint as the host of the Morning Edition of the station. She anchored WTOP and NPR Radio’s newscasts, and her television career began with the Washington Bureau of CNN. Her Going Green segments were famous for many years and at the time of their newscasts, NBC stations around the country broadcasted them and spawned a series of NBC Nightly News.

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Washington magazine presented one of its inaugural Green Awards to Rieger in the year 2008 for her contribution to preserving the environment with the help of education. She won 3 Emmy Awards for a special report she shot on a home video in Vietnam 2 decades after the war. She completed her graduation from American University with a broadcast journalism degree. Many local organizations, including one dedicated to fighting cancer, saving animals, and defending human rights have been active in her community involvement.