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Female Journalists - Katie Couric (Paperback) Loot Price: R296 Discovery Miles 2 960
Female Journalists - Katie Couric (Paperback): Books Llc
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 299. Not illustrated. Chapters: Katie Couric. Excerpt: Katherine Anne "Katie" Couric (born January 7, 1957) is an American journalist, currently the anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News, a correspondent for 60 Minutes, and host of @katiecouric, a webshow on CBSNews.com. She is the first solo female anchor of a weekday evening news program on one of the three traditional U.S. broadcast networks. Before CBS, she was a co-host of NBC's Today, a position she held from 1991 until 2006. Couric was born in Arlington, Virginia, the daughter of Elinor Tullie (nee Hene), a homemaker and part-time writer, and John Martin Couric Jr., a public relations executive and news editor at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the United Press in Washington, D.C. Her mother was Jewish, but Couric was raised Episcopalian. Couric's maternal grandparents, Bert Hene and Clara L. Froshin, were the children of Jewish immigrants from Germany. In a report for Today, she traced her paternal ancestry back to a French orphan who immigrated to the U.S. in the nineteenth century and became a broker in the cotton business. Couric attended Arlington, Virginia public schools: Jamestown Elementary, Williamsburg Junior High, and Yorktown High School and was a cheerleader. As a high school student, she was an intern at Washington, DC all-news radio station WAVA. She enrolled at her father's alma mater, the University of Virginia, in 1975 and was a Delta Delta Delta sorority sister. Couric served in several positions at UVA's award-winning daily newspaper, The Cavalier Daily. During her third year at UVA, Couric was chosen to live as Head Resident of The Lawn, the heart of Thomas Jefferson's academical village. She graduated in 1979 with a bachelor's degree in English with a focus on American Studies. Couric's ABC News bureau in Washington, D.C., later join...


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 300
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-46749-7
Barcode: 9781156467497
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-46749-7

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