Going There

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Product Details

Price
$30.00  $27.60
Publisher
Little Brown and Company
Publish Date
Pages
528
Dimensions
6.36 X 9.55 X 1.47 inches | 1.67 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780316535861

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About the Author

Katie Couric (@katiecouric) is an award-winning journalist, New York Times bestselling author and aโ€‹ co-โ€‹founder of Stand โ€‹Up To Cancer (SU2C). Since its launch in 2008, Stand Up To Cancer has raised more than $600 million to support cutting-edge collaborative science and its research has contributed to six new FDA approved therapies.

In 2017, she founded Katie Couric Media (KCM), which has developed a number of media projects, including a daily newsletter, a podcast, digital video series and several documentaries. KCM works with purpose driven brands to create premium content that addresses important social issues like gender equality, environmental sustainability and mental health.

Previous documentaries produced by KCM include: โ€‹America Inside Out with Katie Couricโ€‹, a six-part series for National Geographic;โ€‹ Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couricโ€‹, for National Geographic; โ€‹Under the Gunโ€‹, which aired on EPIX; and โ€‹Fed Upโ€‹, available on iTunes, Amazon and YouTube. Couric was also the executive producer of โ€‹Unbelievableโ€‹ on Netflix and is developing other scripted projects.

Couric was the first woman to solo anchor a network evening newscast, serving as anchor and managing editor of the โ€‹CBS Evening Newsโ€‹ from 2006 to 2011 following 15-years as co-anchor of NBC's โ€‹Todayโ€‹ show. She also hosted a syndicated show and served as the Yahoo Global News Anchor until 2017.

She has won a duPont-Columbia, a Peabody, two Edward R. Murrows, a Walter Cronkite Award, and multiple Emmys. She was twice named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people and was a Glamour Magazine woman of the year three times. She has also received numerous awards for her cancer advocacy work; honored by both the Harvard and Columbia schools of public health, the American Cancer Society and The American Association of Cancer Researchers.

In addition to writing โ€‹The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives, Couric is the author of two books for children.