Brian Ross is the husband of famous news journalist and TV news anchor Ann Curry. Find out some interesting facts about him.
A brief about Ann Curry
Ann Curry is a famous American photojournalist, a news journalist and a television personality. Ann Curry has been a reporter for more than 30 years. She mainly focused on human suffering during natural disasters and war zones. Curry was able to report from the wars in Iraq, Syria, Palestine, Darfur, Congo, the Central African Republic, Kosovo, Lebanon, Israel, and Afghanistan, among others. She covered several disasters, including the tsunami in Southeast Asia and the earthquake in Haiti which occurred in 2010. She had appealed to the people via Twitter which topped Twitter’s ‘most influential’ list and also helped speed up the arrival of humanitarian planes. In 2012, she was hired as NBC News’ international and national anchor and correspondent. She also became the anchor for Today TV Show. She became the co-anchor of the Today TV Show from June 2011 to June 2012. Before 2011, she had been the main anchor for the show since 1997. Curry also anchored Dateline NBC from 2005 to 2011. In a shocking news, in January 2015, it was announced that Curry would be leaving NBC News after a service of 25 years. Ann Curry created her own multi-platform media startup the same year. She still hosts major interviews on the network television. She recently secured an exclusive interview with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif regarding the Iran nuclear talks.
Get to know her husband Brian Ross
Brian Elliot Ross is a renowned American investigative journalist who currently works as the Chief Investigative Correspondent for ABC News. Ross works for ABC World News Tonight with David Muir. Ross also works for Nightline, Good Morning American and ABC News Radio. Over the years, Ross has done some very important cover ups shown on ABC World News Tonight and Nightline. Brian Ross spent his childhood in Chicago, Illinois in a joint family. He attended the journalism school, University of Iowa where he completed graduation in the year 1971. Ross began working for KWWL0 TV in Waterloo, Iowa. Ross has many siblings, three brothers and five sisters. Brian Ross has had a very successful career. He began his news reporting career in Armed Forces and Television Service in the late of 2080. He also spent a lot of time doing live DJ gigs at several bars and events in Indiana. After gaining recognition in his military services, he went to Alaska. He is a proud veteran of the US Army, Air Force, and the Indiana National Guard. Ross has linked Iraq to the anthrax attacks in October 2001 twice. Brian Ross has also bagged the Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting for a two part 20/20 in 2007. He got his seventh DuPont-Columbia Award for the 20/20 investigation. Ross along with a colleague reported on the murder of 24-year-old Peace Corps Volunteer in West Africa for over a long period in 2011. In 2013, Ross came up with an investigation, ‘Tragedy in Bangladesh’ which inspected the dangerous safety situations and handling at factories in Bangladesh. Iconic American brands like Walmart and Tommy Hilfiger got their clothes sewed in Bangladesh by workers there. Ross got the Hillman prize in 2013 for his cover up. He is currently serving as the CEO of Fix Flyer LLC. Brian Ross is married to Ann Curry for nearly 30 years now. He met her in college and they were college sweethearts. They have two children, daughter, McKenzie and one son named William Curry Ross. Brian Ross lives in New Canaan, Connecticut with his family.
Five facts about Brian Ross
There are some intriguing facts about Brian Ross: * Brian Ross is a software executive. He has more than 20 years of experience at several leading software firms. * He is well educated. He has a graduate degree in management and computer science from the Claremont Graduate School and John Hopkins University. He also has a mathematics degree from the Courant Institute at New York University. * Brian Ross began his technology career at NASA. He has also worked in Wall Street. * Ross was suspended from the ABC News for fake news about Michael Flynn regarding his connection with the federal probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Brian Ross reported Mr Trump was a candidate when he directed Michael Flynn to make contact with Moscow. But he later clarified that the orders came when Mr Trump was president-elect. As a result, ABC News issued a lengthy correction Saturday regarding Ross’ reporting on the timing of Flynn’s contact with Russian officials during the campaign. Ross had been suspended for four weeks without pay. This happened on 3rd December, 2017 and the faulty news was given on ‘Good Morning America’. * Brian Ross has a net worth of $12 million. He has earned his net worth through his successful career as a journalist. * After his suspension, he returns to ABC News with a different job in January 5, 2018. He will contribute to Nightline and 20/20.