35 Facts About Ann Curry

1. Ann Curry was born in Guam, and her and her four brothers and sisters moved from state to state before moving to Ashland, Oregon, where her parents lived for many decades.

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2. Ann Curry initially began her career in broadcasting in 1978 as an intern at KTVL in Medford, Oregon.

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3. Ann Curry was born in Guam to a Japanese mother and an American sailor, and spent her early childhood on a naval base in Japan.

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4. Ann Curry is an American television personality, journalist, and photojournalist.

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5. In 1990, Ann Curry joined the NBC news as an expert reporter.

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6. Ann Curry has amassed this type of high net worth largely through her work on TV.

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7. Ann Curry is an American journalist and television personality who co-hosted the Today Show on NBC from 1997 to 2012.

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8. Ann Curry has been married to tech CEO Brian Ross for nearly 30 years.

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9. Ann Curry returned to television in January 2018 with her PBS series, 'We'll Meet Again' which was developed by her own production company.

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10. Ann Curry became the substitute news anchor for Matt Lauer from 1994 to 1997 at Today Show.

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11. Ann Curry began her broadcasting career in the year 1978 as an intern at the NBC-affiliate KTVL in Oregon.

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12. Ann Curry created her own multi-platform media startup the same year.

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13. Ann Curry has been a reporter for more than 30 years.

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14. Ann Curry is a famous American photojournalist, a news journalist and a television personality.

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15. Ann Curry has covered numerous humanitarian disasters, including the tsunamis in Southeast Asia and the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, where her appeal via Twitter topped Twitter's 'most powerful' list, credited for helping speed the arrival of humanitarian planes.

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16. Ann Curry is an American television personality, news journalist and photojournalist.

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17. Ann Curry starts every day with a kiss—a Hershey's Kiss, that is.

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18. Ann Curry has earned seven Emmy awards and the Simon Wiesenthal Medal of Valor for her extensive reporting in Darfur, among other honors.

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19. Ann Curry has continued to have some success landing major interviews, even after leaving the Today show.

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20. On June 28, 2012, Ann Curry officially left the show, giving an emotional farewell speech before her departure.

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21. In 2011, Ann Curry replaced Meredith Viera as a full-time anchor on the Today show.

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22. Ann Curry was born on November 19, 1956 in the US territory of Guam.

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23. Ann Curry is married to Brian Ross, a software executive, whom she met in college.

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24. Ann Curry was raised Catholic by her mother, who was a convert to the religion.

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25. On June 28, 2012, Ann Curry announced in an emotional broadcast on the show that she was leaving Today.

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26. Ann Curry hired attorney Robert Barnett to represent her in her discussions with NBC.

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27. In 2009, Ann Curry traveled to Iran where she interviewed then-President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad days before Ahmadinejad traveled to America to speak in front of the United Nations General Assembly.

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28. Ann Curry was the first network news anchor to report from inside the Southeast Asian tsunami zone in late 2004.

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29. Ann Curry hosted NBC's primetime coverage and highlights of the Live Earth concerts on July 7, 2007, and contributed with interviews for the special with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Vice President Al Gore.

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30. Ann Curry has reported on major international stories, filing stories from places such as Baghdad, Sri Lanka, Congo, Rwanda, Albania, and Darfur.

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31. Ann Curry served as a substitute news anchor for Matt Lauer from 1994 to 1997 at Today.

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32. In January 2015, Ann Curry founded her own multi-platform media startup.

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33. On January 13, 2015, it was announced that Ann Curry would be leaving NBC News after nearly 25 years.

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34. Ann Curry has covered numerous disasters, including the tsunamis in Southeast Asia and the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, where her appeal via Twitter topped Twitter's 'most powerful' list, credited for helping speed the arrival of humanitarian planes.

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35. Ann Curry says, as a child, she used to be embarrassed about "being different.

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