Morton Dean (born Morton Dubitsky in 1935 in Fall River, Massachusetts) is an American television news journalist who has worked for CBS News and ABC News since the mid-1960s. Dean is currently a Partner at corporate and executive communications firm of M.E. Communications Partners. He also writes on a freelance basis and lectures to diverse audiences. Dean, a graduate of Emerson College, worked as a local radio and television reporter for stations in Massachusetts and New York state before joining CBS in 1967. There, he specialized in coverage of the U.S. space program, national politics and the Vietnam War. During much of his tenure at CBS, Dean anchored weekend editions of CBS Evening News.
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