The News Sorority - Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour-and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, Com plicated) Triumph of Women in TV News-logo

The News Sorority - Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour-and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, Com plicated) Triumph of Women in TV News

Sheila Weller

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"Weller rivetingly recounts these gutsy ladies' time on the front lines... an inspiration for future generations of journalists." --Vanity Fair For decades, women battered the walls of the male fortress of television journalism. After fierce struggles, three women-Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, and Christiane Amanpour-broke into the newsroom's once impenetrable "boys' club." These women were not simply pathbreakers, but wildly gifted journalists whose unique talents enabled them to climb to the top of the corporate ladder and transform the way Americans received their news. Drawing on exclusive interviews with their colleagues and intimates from childhood on, The News Sorority crafts a lively and exhilarating narrative that reveals the hard struggles and inner strengths that shaped these women and powered their success. Life outside the newsroom-love, loss, child rearing-would mark them all, complicating their lives even as it deepened their convictions and instincts. Life inside the newsroom would include many nervy decisions and back room power plays previously uncaptured in any media account. Taken together, Sawyer's, Couric's, and Amanpour's lives as women are here revealed not as impediments but as keys to their success. Raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Diane Sawyer was a young woman steering her own unique political course in a time of societal upheaval. Her fierce intellect, almost insuperable work ethic, and sophisticated emotional intelligence would catapult Sawyer from being the first female on-air correspondent for 60 Minutes, to presenting anchoring the network flagship ABC World News. From her first breaks as a reporter all the way through her departure in 2014, Sawyer's charisma and drive would carry her through countless personal and professional changes. Katie Couric, always conveniently underestimated because of her "girl-next-door" demeanor, brazened her way through a succession of regional TV news jobs until she finally hit it big. In 1991, Couric became the cohost of Today, where, over the nex

Language:

English

Narrators:

Morgan Hallett

Length:

17h 18m


Chapters

Free Sample

03:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:19


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:59


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:44


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:09


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:27


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:04


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:11


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:42


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:41


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:37


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:48


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:41


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:30


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:00


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:45


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:57


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:40


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:52


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:43


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:43


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:02


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:13


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:28


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

08:53


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:08


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:05


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:25


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:52


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:39


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:24


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:55


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

03:38


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:10


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:32


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:57


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

08:11


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

03:43


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:43


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:50


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

08:35


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:19


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:49


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:32


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:15


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:09


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:45


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:38


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:39


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:07


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

04:49


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:14


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:57


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

08:47


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:34


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:39


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

07:24


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

06:10


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:34


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

07:20


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

07:13


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

06:13


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

03:44


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

06:35


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

06:57


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:49


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

07:36


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

07:49


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

07:07


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

08:25


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

06:28


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

06:46


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

06:40


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

07:35


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:27


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

06:49


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

08:18


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:54


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

06:17


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

06:06


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

06:00


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:24


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

08:16


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

06:37


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:25


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

08:47


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

08:13


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

06:33


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

07:33


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

07:15


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

07:12


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

06:34


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

04:56


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

06:49


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

05:35


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

04:55


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

04:47


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

03:07


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

03:43


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

06:05


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

04:53


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

06:01


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

07:32


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

05:21


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

06:43


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

07:14


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

04:18


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

07:19


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

06:51


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

05:48


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

07:00


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

07:09


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

07:46


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

07:27


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

05:57


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

04:08


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

06:26


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

07:19


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

04:58


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

04:32


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

04:03


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

08:18


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

08:11


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

07:39


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

04:38


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

07:30


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

05:26


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

08:17


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

05:38


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

04:44


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

05:15


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

06:30


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

06:23


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

08:21


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

06:38


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

07:57


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

06:43


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

03:12


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

07:52


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

04:44


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

04:20


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

06:31


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

05:52


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

04:22


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

03:06


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

05:07


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

04:42


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

03:20


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

07:05


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

07:01


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

06:56


Chapter 151
Chapter 151

06:15


Chapter 152
Chapter 152

05:45


Chapter 153
Chapter 153

05:58


Chapter 154
Chapter 154

06:05


Chapter 155
Chapter 155

04:42


Chapter 156
Chapter 156

08:35


Chapter 157
Chapter 157

07:15


Chapter 158
Chapter 158

07:54


Chapter 159
Chapter 159

07:55


Chapter 160
Chapter 160

04:25


Chapter 161
Chapter 161

07:30


Chapter 162
Chapter 162

05:04


Chapter 163
Chapter 163

05:12


Chapter 164
Chapter 164

05:00


Chapter 165
Chapter 165

04:36


Chapter 166
Chapter 166

05:08


Chapter 167
Chapter 167

09:00


Chapter 168
Chapter 168

06:09


Chapter 169
Chapter 169

08:13


Chapter 170
Chapter 170

00:43