Mar 20, 2017
Ann Curry's 10 years as face of news on The Today Show
Matt Lauer chemistry
Jane Pauley's forced departure in 1989
Bryan Gumbel's spin of Pauley departure
ABC's Kelly Ripa about voice, managing the message and taking risk.
Resource: Brian Stelter's (then a reporter for the New York Times) 2013 book, Top of the Morning:...
Oct 25, 2015
Picks up from podcast discussion of leadership growth of Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (The Closer Pt 1, Seasons 1-4)
Introduction of Capt. Sharon Raydor, played by Mary McDonnell. Style differences. Marriage challenges, alcoholism. Niece Charlie (played by Sosie Bacon) as parenting test. Are Johnson & Raydor modern...
Jul 6, 2015
Sports Night - time capsule show during cable news' heyday & early days of the internet.
Felicity Huffman character - strong woman leader. Robert Guillaume character - mentoring leadership & journalistic integrity
Fight against corporate decisions. Advancement of women in male-dominated field. Serious issues covered in...