World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 Roone Arledge Quotes
10 Famous Quotes by Roone Arledge
7/8/1931 - 12/5/2002
Also Known As:  
Roone Pinckney Arledge, Jr.
Professions:  
Information:  
About Roone Arledge

They're indispensable. They're the glue that holds a newscast together.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Roone Arledge

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

He said, 'Of course, you understand we have to offer it to CBS and NBC first because of existing contracts. I was about to slit my throat.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Roone Arledge

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

His real monument is 60 Minutes . He is truly an innovator in this business. I still believe Don deserves the credit for it [the idea of the news magazine format]; it is an innovative format no one had done before. It's been copied all over the world, including several times by us. He's been a leader in our industry. He has inspired all sorts of people.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Roone Arledge

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Pete saw where it was all going.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Roone Arledge

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

He brought us instant stature, instant integrity, instant quality that ... defined the early struggling days of ABC News.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Roone Arledge

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

A lot of people told me that the job of making ABC News competitive was so difficult and so long that it wasn't worth the trouble.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Roone Arledge

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

As you put together a show you have to assume that you are their only source of national and international news. You have to be the paper of record.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Roone Arledge

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

But if you cover the World Series on the news or do a feature on an Ali boxing match then all of a sudden ears go up all over the place and people say what the hell are you doing. The reason for that is that we're doing something that people are really interested in.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Roone Arledge

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

But unlike the setup in most organizations, where there's an administrator on top and creative people or doers underneath, I'm basically a doer and I like to have administrative people underneath me.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Roone Arledge

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

I don't expect to win every battle but I think Fred Pierce has enough respect for me that I can go fight my battles and win my share.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Roone Arledge

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes