Wilson Hall, 68, a former NBC News correspondent, died Jan. 10 in Martin, Tenn., after a long illness.
From 1973 to 1978 he worked in the network’s Washington bureau.
He joined NBC in 1951 and opened the news bureau in Cairo that year and covered the Middle East for three years. Hall then reported from Cuba for a year until the United States severed diplomatic relations. Later, he worked in Brazil and in Lebanon.
After leaving NBC in 1978 he taught journalism at the U. of Tennessee, where he headed the department.
Survived by his daughter, Kimberley; son, Kevan; and brother, Col. Robert Hall.