Walters hosts Peabody fete

'View' anchor was 1st woman to co-host network news

“20/20” anchor Barbara Walters will host the 62nd George Foster Peabody Awards.

The ceremony will be held at New York’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on May 19, 2003.

Winners of the prestigious statue will be announced on April 2 in Atlanta.

A 27-year ABC news vet, Walters is also co-anchor on “The View” and was the first woman to co-host the network news.

She was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ Hall of Fame in 1990.

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