Ann Curry

Ann Curry has been involved in journalism for 40 years, she is most famous for hosting NBC's “Today” show.

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Ann Curry was born on November 19, 1956, Her parents, Bob Curry and Hiroe Nagase had a loving marriage which produced five wonderful children. Curry is the eldest of five children and was a darling and caring older sister to them. 

Ann was born in Guam but spent a major portion of her childhood in Japan. Her father was an American navy Sailor and her mother is Japanese. She studied at the Ernest J. King School in Sasebo, Nagasaki on the US Fleet Activities Sasebo because her father’s nacy union was stationed there. She completed her primary school studies at the Ashland High School in Ashland, Oregon. 

Her major subject during college at the University of Oregon was journalism and she obtained her bachelor’s degree in 1978.

Journalism Career
Ann Curry is a strong personality and is beloved by her peers in the field of journalism. Her focus is mainly on humanitarian reporting. 

After she finished up college, she did her internship at the KTVL station in Medford, Oregon. The channel was then a NBC Affiliate which gave Ann legit experience with a national network. She was highly respected by the channel and slowly she became the channel’s first female news reporter. 

Next in her journey, she worked with the KCBS-TV station and went on to win two Emmy Awards. For her work at KCBS-TV, she had to move to Los Angeles. Living in Los Angeles was a great treat for her because she had always admired the popular city.

After her stint in Los Angeles, she went on to join NBC news in 1990 as a Chicago Correspondent. There, she anchored for NBC News Sunrise during a period between 1991 to 1997 and she also worked on Today from 1997 to 2011. 

In the year 2005, Ann was successful in adding another big time show to her resume. The name of the show was Dateline NBC. She also served as a substitute for the show NBC Nightly News from 2005 to 2011. 

Curry has been admired for her amazing reporting on a lot of important international stories. She has reported from conflict zones like Baghdad, Rwanda, and Sri Lanka.  Ann’s fearless journalism could be credited to the fact that she was the very first reporter to get in the Tsunami zone of the 2004 Southeast Asian Tsunami and report from there. Her interviews with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Al Gore and Tommy Franks are some of the biggest interviews she has presented to her viewers. Curry made more headlines when she made got an exclusive change to interview Iranian President in the year 2009 a few days before his speech of UN general Assembly was due.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 19 Nov, 1956
Age: 63 yrs
Occupations: Journalist
Television presenter
News presenter
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Guam
residence: New Canaan
Education: University of Oregon
Gender: Female
Description: American journalist
Twitter Id: AnnCurry
Spouse: Jon Curry
Net Worth 2021: 10 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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