Returned to Kansas City, MO and worked as an announcer for KCMO.
Began working for the United Press Wire Service, though he was reassigned by the wire service to their New York office in 1941.
Recruited by Edward R. Murrow to join CBS News
Began working at WTOP-TV, the CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C.
Hosted CBS' reenactment series that covered famous historical events, "You Are There."
Narrated the long-running documentary program "The 20th Century" (CBS); renamed "The 21st Century" in 1967.
Made a cameo appearance as himself in an episode of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show."
Hosted a 30-minute series on the complexities of modern life, "Walter Cronkite's Universe."
Had a cameo role in the film "A Private Battle."
Narrated the IMAX film about the Space Shuttle, "The Dream is Alive."
Provided the narrator's voice in the EPCOT Center attraction, "Spaceship Earth," at Walt Disney World.
Signed a three year deal with Discovery Communications, parent company of the Discovery Channel and the Learning Channel to anchor, executive produce, and executive edit various projects.
Provided the voice of Captain Neweyes in the animated film "We're Back: A Dinosaur's Story."
Narrated the eight-part Discovery Channel special "Cronkite Remembers."
Voiced Benjamin Franklin on the educational series, "Liberty's Kids."
Contributed to <i>The Huffington Post</i>.
Appeared briefly in the documentary "The American Ruling Class."
Provided the voiceover introduction to the "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric."
Was the subject of the documentary "Walter Cronkite, America's Newsman."
Appeared in the hybrid drama/documentary "The Man Who Saved the World."