American television personality, news journalist, photojournalist
Ann Curry is an American television personality, news journalist, and photojournalist. In June 2012, she became the Today show’s anchor-at-large and NBC News’ national/international correspondent. She was previously co-host of Today from June 9, 2011 to June 28, 2012, and the program’s news anchor from March 1997 until becoming co-host. She was also the anchor of Dateline NBC from 2005 to 2011.
In 1990, Curry joined NBC News, first as the NBC News Chicago correspondent then as the anchor of NBC News at Sunrise from 1991 to 1996. Curry also served as a substitute news anchor for Matt Lauer from 1994 to 1997 at Today. From 1997 to 2011, she served as news anchor at Today. In May 2005, Curry was named co-anchor of Dateline NBC with Stone Phillips; she remained as the primary anchor when Phillips left in June 2007 until she replaced Meredith Vieira on Today in 2011. Curry replaced Meredith Vieira as co-host of Today on June 9, 2011.
On June 28, 2012, Curry announced that she was leaving the Today show. Her title has been changed to Today show anchor-at-large and NBC News national/international correspondent. Her responsibilities include leading a seven-person unit producing content for NBC Nightly News, Dateline NBC, Rock Center with Brian Williams and Today, with occasional anchor duties for Nightly News. In January 2018, Curry came back to television with a 6-part PBS series called “We’ll meet again”.
The Common Good hosted Curry in February of 2011: The American Spirit Awards 2011, Elle: How to Be Awesome at 100, and Manhattan Society: The Common Good's Tribute to Ruth Gruber.