Katie Couric

Katie Couric

Journalist and TV Anchor for ABC

Katie Couric's keynotes are an important reflection of modern journalism. As a premier anchor for ABC World News, Couric has been a regular on the media scene for quite some time. As the first female solo anchor of a weekly evening news program, Couric has also acted as a pillar for the women's professional movement.

Upon graduating the University of Virginia in 1979, Couric entered broadcast television with ABC News -- a program she would later return to. After working her way up the ladder, she joined NBC and gained attention with an Associated Press award and Emmy between 1984 and 1986. From 1989 to 1991 Couric worked as Deputy Pentagon Correspondant and contributed to Today before becoming a regular co-host alongside Matt Lauer.

As a regular political and media figure, Couric has achieved an impressive resume upon interviewing and covering some of the most important and relevant people of today.

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