American journalist Ann Curry is best at heartwarming stories and world-changing events. She is a famous television personality who has managed to amass many fans and keep her show at the top of the ratings.
Ann is an American journalist and a photojournalist who has been in this field for more than 30 years. The television journalist anchored Dateline NBC and worked as a co-anchor for NBC’s Today program from 2011 to 2012.
What Does The NBC Reporter Do Now?
The reporter worked in the “Today” show and was doing great with her work; gaining the love from many fans and keeping the show on top of the list. It was clear that Ann and her co-anchor Matt Lauer were not in good terms on the screen. As this was seen, the ABC’s “Good Morning America” soon took over the long-running dominance of NBC’s “Today.”
But what took the show to the next level was a hint of drama added to the show when Ann was not seen on the show in June 2012.
Later, she gave a farewell speech with eyes full of tears that stunned everyone in the show. She portrayed it as if Matt kicked her off the show. When Matt was later expelled from the show in an allegation of “inappropriate sexual behavior,” she got a chance to comment saying that the place always had a “climate of verbal harassment.” In the sexual harassment case, Matt received the support of his ex-wife Nancy Alspaugh, who defended by saying that news was fake.
Now after leaving “Today” in 2012, a show she had nurtured to take it to the top, she is now continuing with what she is best at reporting. She signed a renewed contract with NBC but left the network in 2015.
Ann has now started with her production, Ann Curry Inc. The production house focuses on the coverage of life-changing stories that have an impact on others life. The first result of this company was “We’ll Meet Again” which was started in the summer of 2016. This documentary show focused on the heart-warming reunion stories where the producer herself has a lot of reunion stories to share.
Ann Set To Make Comeback At The News
Ann Curry is looking forward to returning to network television. As per Page Six, she has had informal talks with CBS brass in March 2019 to become co-anchor of CBS This Morning. However, she is interested in hosting 'CBS Evening News' or '60 Minutes' as a correspondent.
According to the source, the former host of Today is putting her hands up at Tifanny Network as the president of CBS News Susan Zirinsky considers a reorganization of the presenters on the network's morning and evening news programs.
She is currently the host of PBS We'll Meet Again and has reported the 12-hour documentary series featuring the world events in PBS Network. In February 2019, Ann got named as a featured speaker at Janm Gala Dinner. She has a history with JANM as in 1997; she won the Award of Excellence presented by JANM.
As per rafu.com, the dinner was themed as “Vision and Commitment: Our Journey of Renewal,” and paid tribute to museum's charter members. The Gala Dinner evening presented a new 2019 Lexus RX 350L vehicle as a prize during the Lexus Opportunity Drawing.
How Much Is Ann's Net Worth?
At the age of 61, the television personality and reporter Ann has the net worth of $10 million. She has garnered this affluence from her successful career and as a person who could set an impact on the lives of the viewers.
Ann started her career as an intern in KTVL in Oregon, where she was the first female news reporter. She then went to KGW in Portland for the three-year post as a reporter and anchor. Later when she moved to Los Angeles, she worked for KCBS-TV and bagged herself two Emmy Awards.
She joined NBC in 1990 and worked for many shows with “Today” being the most popular show she ever worked. She has covered the global humanitarian crisis in the hotspots like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Albania, and Darfur. She is best known for her live interviews and has hosted some of the remarkable interviews with famous interviewees.
Married To Technology Expert Husband; All About Her Children
Ann is married to tech CEO Brian Ross and is blessed with two grown-up children. Its been nearly 30 years that the couple has been married and living together. The two met each other during their college days at the University of Oregon.
Ann, 61, with her husband and two children (Photo: heavy.com)
The married pair raise their daughter named their daughter name McKenzie and a son named William Walker Curry Ross in New Canaan, Connecticut. In 2003, the pair bought a $3 million mansion on the Upper West Side in Manhattan. But their neighbor, John Lee said that the family never moved to the property and has been under extensive construction for ten years.
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The native American reporter was born in 1956 and celebrates her birthday in 9th November, as per wiki. She belongs to mixed ethnicity as her father, Boby Curry is of Cherokee, French, German and Irish descent, while her mother Hiroe Nagase belongs to Asian (Japanese ethnicity). She stands at the decent height of around 1.68 meters (5 feet and 6 inches).
As a child in a militant family, she had to hop from one place to another. She could not continue her studies in the same school because of the constant movement. With the help of her parents and teachers, she managed to get a degree in UO Journalism in 1978.