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Celebrity Crush: Tom Brokaw
- Name: Thomas John Brokaw
- Age: 71
- Hometown: Webster, South Dakota
- Marital Status: Married to wife Meredith for 49 years
- You Know Him From: NBC Nightly News anchor from 1983 to 2004. He was a correspondent for NBC news from 1936-1976, leaving to become a Today Show anchor from 1976-1982. Produced many news specials, and the author of several books.
- Why Him: Tom Brokaw is a smart, well-spoken man who came into my living room every night to tell me the news. He is distinguished, dependable and handsome. I swooned over Tom each evening as a young girl growing up. My crush on him is deep and spans most of my life! Plus, I learned a great deal from him through watching the news and reading his books. Although Tom and I are not of the same generation, my admiration makes me a huge fan.
- Fangirl Confession: Tom Brokaw resides squarely on The List for me. The Husband shakes his head and sighs whenever I remind him of this fact.