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Karen Curry
Karen Curry

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Curry has extensive experience in broadcast journalism as a producer and executive. She created award-winning programs from around the world for NBC's “Today Show” and was NBC News London bureau chief. As bureau chief, she managed the largest bureau outside the United States and directed coverage of the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She was responsible for covering major breaking stories, most notably the death of Princess Diana. Curry was also executive director of morning news programming at NBC where she launched “Weekend Today,” the first Saturday/Sunday edition of a network morning news broadcast. Curry subsequently joined CNN as vice president and New York bureau chief, where she directed the New York bureau's news gathering efforts and was responsible for the production needs of CNN programs based in New York. She ran the bureau's coverage of 9/11 and its aftermath, including serving the needs of several new shows that were launched in the midst of the coverage. Curry was also the national director of communications for the American Civil Liberties Union and served as Executive Director of Drexel’s Rudman Institute for Entertainment Industry Studies from 2010- 2017.