In 1997, Ann Curry became the news anchor on the Today Show, a position she would hold for fourteen years. (Only Frank Blair, who started during the J. Fred Muggs era, served longer.) Oddly, it was a position previously held by Matt “Bag of Dildos” Lauer, for whom Curry was the understudy.
After the departure of Meredith Vieira in 2011, Curry took over as Today’s co-anchor, alongside Lauer. She lasted a year. She drew other assignments from NBC, but she left the network entirely in 2015.
And this is what she’s doing now:
That, and not discussing Lauer.