Cronkite heads list of Silver Circle inductees

Former CBS newscaster Walter Cronkite and recently retired WNBC-TV consumer reporter Betty Furness are among the eight New York TV celebs who will be inducted next week into the New York Television Academy’s Silver Circle, which honors TV professionals with more than 25 years in the business.

The Silver Circle members will be honored Monday during a dinner ceremony at the Copacabana, home of the New York chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ weekly drop-in luncheons.

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