Ann Curry on what she learned from her first internship in television news, at KTVL in Medford, Oregon: "television is incredibly powerful and dangerous, especially in journalism...a sobering power that needed to be met with a sense of responsibility"
Ann Curry on her internship at KTVL in Medford, Oregon after college, and on how it led to her becoming a reporter at the station
Ann Curry on being hired as a reporter at KTVL in Medford, Oregon, a station that had never before had a female reporter, and on the sexism she faced on the job
Ann Curry on journalism advice she received from a newspaper reporter early on in her career that has stayed with her: "don't trust anyone" because everyone has their own take on the truth, and how the responsibility of the journalist is to ensure she is telling what actually happened
Ann Curry on what she learned about journalism from working in local markets
Ann Curry on becoming comfortable as a news anchor early in her career, and on when she began to dream of being a news anchor like Walter Cronkite
Ann Curry on how she prepares herself to cover traumatic events like wars and genocides, and on the challenge of coming home from the coverage of such events
Ann Curry on how she approaches interviews with world leaders, particularly those involved in or responsible for wars or other conflicts, including President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir and President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Ann Curry on how she is able to remain neutral or not when conducting interviews, with the example of interviewing Laurent Nkundu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for NBC News, after an earlier interaction a young woman who had been victimized by soldiers under his leadership, and on the impact of doing interviews with people in dire and tragic situations
Ann Curry on what makes a great interview
Ann Curry on conducting interviews with world leaders who are using translators
Ann Curry on the public's perception of broadcast news, and on how and why it is has changed over time
Ann Curry on how the press should respond to President Trump's assertion that they are "the enemy of the people", and on past presidents' relationships with the press
Ann Curry on how journalists should respond to assertions of "fake news" and restore the public's trust in journalism: "get it right, and be fair and unbiased"
Ann Curry on the impact of the public getting their news from social media and other free sources, and on the importance of the public subscribing to news outlets, and on the possibilities of the then-future of journalism
Ann Curry on advice to aspiring journalists