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Ann Curry

Ann Curry (born November 19, 1956) is an American television personality, news journalist and photojournalist. In June 2012, she became the National and International Correspondent/Anchor for NBC News and the Anchor at Large for the Today show. She was co-anchor of Today from June 9, 2011 to June 28, 2012 and the program's news anchor from March 1997 until becoming co-anchor. She was also the anchor of Dateline NBC from 2005 to 2011. Curry was born in Guam to Bob Curry, an American from Pueblo, Colorado who is of Cherokee, French, German, Scottish and Irish descent, and Hiroe Nagase, who is from Japan. Her father, a career Navy man, met her mother during the U.S. occupation of Japan following the Second World War. The U.S. military initially did not allow the marriage, but her father returned to Japan two years later to marry Nagase. Curry lived in Japan for several years as a child, attending the Ernest J. King School on a military base in Sasebo. Later she moved to Ashland, Oregon, where she graduated from Ashland High School. She graduated with a BA in Journalism from the University of Oregon in 1978. Curry was raised Roman Catholic by her mother, who was a convert to the

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CNN Boss Jeff Zucker -- Sorry Ann Curry, You're NOT Ready for Prime Time

CNN Boss Jeff Zucker
Sorry Ann ... You're NOT Ready for Prime Time

Ann Curry ain't gonna be the next Anderson Cooper ... or Erin Burnett ... or even Piers Morgan ... 'cause TMZ has learned Jeff Zucker has NO INTEREST in offering her a prime time anchor job at… READ MORE >

Matt Lauer -- People Are Screaming At Me On the Streets

Matt Lauer
People Are Screaming Bad Things At Me!!!

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- 572 days ago
Matt Lauer -- There is NO BEEF with Al Roker

Matt Lauer
There is NO BEEF With Al Roker

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Al Roker -- Search and Destroy Mission Against 'Today'

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Search & Destroy Mission Against 'Today' Show

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- 698 days ago
Al Roker -- Did You Just Call Out Matt Lauer???

Al Roker
Did You Just Call Out Matt Lauer??

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- 705 days ago
Ann Curry -- Tapped to Co-Anchor 'Today' with Savannah Guthrie

Ann Curry
Tapped to Co-Anchor 'Today' w/ Savannah Guthrie

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- 732 days ago
Savannah Guthrie Officially Co-Anchor on 'Today' -- Matt Lauer Gets Anchor Wood

Savannah Guthrie
Officially Co-Anchor, Lauer Gets Anchor Wood

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- 743 days ago
Ann Curry -- Good Genes or Good Docs?

Ann Curry
Good Genes or Good Docs?

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- 753 days ago
Savannah Guthrie Officially Named 'Today' Co-Anchor

Savannah Guthrie
Officially Named 'Today' Co-Anchor

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- 753 days ago
'Today' Show -- Savannah Guthrie in Ann Curry's Chair, But No Official Announcement

'Today' Show
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