Savannah Guthrie appears to be the heir apparent to Ann Curry on the Today Show. We all know her face but who is she?
1. Born in Australia. Savannah was born in Melbourne, Australia but raised in Arizona.
2. Education. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgetown Law School and scored highest in the Arizona bar exam. Of the 634 people who took the Arizona bar exam in July 2002, Guthrie scored the highest, according to the state Supreme Court.
3. Love Life. She is separated from her husband who she met while covering the Michael Jackson trial in 2005.
4. Career. Guthrie got her first break in broadcast journalism in 1993 with a weekend anchor gig for the ABC affiliate in Columbia, Mo. In 1995, she moved back to Tucson to work as an anchor and reporter at the NBC affiliate.
5. Today Show . After substituting for both Meredith Vieira and Ann Curry on Today in 2011, she became the co-host of the 9am hour alongside Natalie Morales and Al Roker, as well as the show’s Chief Legal Editor.