You're Here: HomeBiography & ImagesRobert Bazell

Robert Bazell - Biography and Images

Robert Bazell is Chief Science and Health Correspondent for NBC News.

At NBC, Bazell was one of the first network news correspondents to report on the emerging AIDS epidemic in the early 1980s. He continued to cover health and science issues for the network. In 1998, Bazell wrote and published, HER-2: The Making of Herceptin, a Revolutionary Treatment for Breast Cancer, which chronicled the creation of Herceptin, a drug used to treat breast cancer; the book received a positive review from the New York Times.

Bazell and his wife, Margot Weinshel, reside in New York. He has three children: Rebecca, Josh and Stephanie.

Tom Costello is a Washington-based correspondent for NBC News. Prior to joining NBC News, Costello spent seven years at CNBC, most recently as the network’s Senior Correspondent. “

Savannah Guthrie is a correspondent for NBC News. Guthrie, who joined NBC in September 2007, is often charged with reporting on trials throughout the country. She has covered many high profile legal proceedings including the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings of then U.S. Supreme Court…

Richard Engel is NBC News’ Middle East correspondent Prior to joining NBC News in May 2003, he covered the start of the 2003 war in Iraq from Baghdad for ABC News as a freelance journalist. He speaks and reads fluent Arabic and is also fluent…