Executive Producer and Reporter of We’ll Meet Again
Award-winning journalist and photojournalist Ann Curry is the current executive producer and reporter of We’ll Meet Again, a PBS series that features reunions of people whose lives crossed, and then separated, at pivotal moments and during world-changing events. A former NBC News Network anchor and international correspondent, Curry has covered the wars in Syria, Darfur, Congo, the Central African Republic, Serbia, Lebanon, Israel, Afghanistan, and Iraq, and reported on nuclear tensions from North Korea and Iran. She has also reported on humanitarian disasters, including the tsunamis in Japan and Southeast Asia and the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, where her appeal via Twitter is credited with helping to speed the arrival of humanitarian planes. She is also the force behind groundbreaking prime time hours on climate change, poverty in America, and Iran.
Curry has conducted a long list of exclusive and news-breaking interviews, which have included Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, President Ahmadinejad, President Khatami, and Foreign Minister Zarif; Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad and First Lady Asma al-Assad; Pakistan’s Benazir Bhutto, President Ali Zadari, and President Musharraf; Turkey’s President Erdogan; Sudan’s President Omar Bashir and South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir; Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; Chad’s President Idriss Deby; US Presidents George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George Walker Bush, and Barack Obama, as well as Secretaries of State John Kerry and Hillary Clinton and First Lady Laura Bush; and the Dalai Lama, George Clooney, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Elie Wiesel, and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, among others.
Curry has won seven national news Emmys and numerous Edward R. Murrow awards, Gracie Allen Awards, and National Headliner Awards. The NAACP has honored her with an Excellence in Reporting award. Women in Communications has awarded her a Matrix. Curry has also been given numerous humanitarian awards, including from Refugees International, Americares, Save the Children, and the Simon Wiesenthal Center, which awarded her a Medal of Valor for her dedication to reporting about genocide.
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