One of the most respected women in journalism and the co-anchor of NBC’s Today, Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Meredith Vieira sits down for a candid, in-depth conversation. From her days with CBS News’ 60 Minutes through her 13 years with ABC News – first as chief correspondent of the news magazine Turning Point (where she earned her 7th Emmy) then nine years as a co-host of ABC’s The View and now as the host of Who Wants to be a Millionaire – Vieira shares with audiences anecdotes from the personalities and stories she’s covered and the lessons she’s learned along the way. She also brings the audience into her personal life, discussing how she has worked to try and balance her career with a commitment to numerous philanthropic organizations and an active family life that includes three children and a husband with multiple sclerosis.
One of the most admired women in journalism, Meredith Vieira offers a candid, in-depth conversation about the stories she has covered and the lessons they have taught her.
From her chair at 30 Rockefeller Center in New York City, Meredith Vieira co-anchored NBC’s historic weekday morning broadcast, Today for five years. Currently she is a special correspondent for NBC News and is the host of the highly-rated game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Prior to co-anchoring Today, she was the moderator on ABC’s The View for nine years. Vieira has worked on the frontlines of high-profile journalism for years, having been a correspondent for 60 Minutes, West 57th and Turning Point, where she was chief correspondent. In a candid interview format, Vieira shares with audiences her take of current issues and headlines–and the personalities behind them. Heavily involved with numerous philanthropic organizations, Vieira has been recognized for her commitment to numerous charities: she received the Safe Horizon Champion Award and from City of Hope the Woman of the Year Award. As the Pajama Program’s 2004 “Mother of the Year,” Vieira relates her strategies for balancing the challenging demands of career and family. In 2009, Vieira was named as one of the most influential women in media by Forbes magazine.