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Ann Curry is an American television jouralist who once anchored Dateline NBC, and co-anchored NBC's Today program from 2011 to 2012.
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.. For all of you who saw me as a groundbreaker, I'm sorry I couldn't carry the ball over the finish line but, man, I did try." Savannah Guthrie took over as co-host of Today in July 2012.
Throughout her career, Curry has landed several exclusive interviews, including with Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and Chadian President Idrsiss Deby. She also conducted the first exclusive interview with General Tommy Franks,
prior to the outbreak of the war in Iraq. Curry's other notable interviewees include Liberia's Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, the first female to be elected president of an African nation; Thomas Hamill, the Halliburton truck driver who escaped captivity in Iraq; and accused spy Wen Ho Lee, who was cleared of all charges of espionage against the United States.
Curry has continued to have some success landing major interviews, even after leaving the Today show. In September 2013, she beat out Christiane Amanpour to become the first western journalist to talk with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani. This interview was considered a major professional triumph for Curry.
Curry is married to software executive Brian Ross. The couple lives in New York City with their two children, McKenzie and Walker.
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