Articles tagged with: journalist

Katie Couric (Journalist/Correspondent)

katie-couric.jpgKatherine Anne "Katie" Couric (born January 7, 1957) is an American journalist and author.

She serves as Special Correspondent for ABC News, contributing to ABC World News, Nightline, 20/20, Good Morning America, This Week and primetime news specials.

She hosts Katie, a syndicated daytime talk show produced by Disney-ABC Domestic Television. She's also a single Mom.

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Nellie Bly (Journalist/Adventurer)

nellie-bly.jpgNellie Bly (May 5, 1864 – January 27, 1922) was the pen name of pioneer female journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochran.

She remains notable for two feats: a record-breaking trip around the world in emulation of Jules Verne's character Phileas Fogg, and an exposé in which she faked insanity to study a mental institution from within.

In addition to her writing, she was also an industrialist and charity worker.

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The Margaret Moth Story: FEARLESS (or: A Heroine Just Walked Into My Life)

margaret_moth_1.jpgSusan's update, January 30, 2013: honoring Margaret Moth on her birth date.

Susan's update, March 21, 2010:
Margaret Moth, a woman whose courage almost defied belief, died today at the age of 59. While she would not have cried, I sit here with tears streaming down my face for the loss of a woman I never knew, but who deeply impacted me and countless others around the world.

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Alexandra David-Neel (Explorer/Anarchist)

louise_eugenie_alexandrine_marie_david_19th_century.jpgAlexandra David-Néel was born Louise Eugénie Alexandrine Marie David in Saint-Mandé on 24 October 1868; she died in Digne-les-Bains, on 8 September 1969 at the age of 100.

David-Neel was a Belgian-French explorer, anarchist, spiritualist, Buddhist and writer, most known for her visit to Lhasa, Tibet, in 1924, when it was forbidden to foreigners. She wrote over 30 books about Eastern religion, philosophy, and her travels. 

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14 Margaret Heffernan TEDGlobal Quotes

Margaret HeffernanMargaret Heffernan is an entrepreneur, Chief Executive and author. She was born in Texas, raised in Holland and educated at Cambridge University.

She worked in BBC Radio for five years where she wrote, directed, produced and commissioned dozens of documentaries and dramas.

Here are 14 provocative quotes from her TEDGlobal 2012 talk:

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