TV News Veterans (And Viewers) Respond to Ann Curry’s ‘Today’ Exit

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By Alex Weprin

When Ann Curry announced her departure from “Today” this morning, reactions quickly poured in. On the “Today” Facebook page, every comment on the wall from visitors was about Ann, with most saying that they were not pleased with the decision. Within 4 minutes of posting the story about Ann’s new role, the story received over 2,500 comments:

Elsewhere, prominent figures in the TV news business shared their thoughts on Curry’s departure.

CNN “Piers Morgan Tonight” EP Jonathan Wald, who worked with Curry when he was EP of “Today” and “NBC Nightly News”:

“Today” correspondent Jenna Bush Hager:

NBC “Dateline” anchor and weekend “Nightly News” and “Today” anchor Lester Holt:

Former CNN social media producer and current local news anchor in Orlando Mark Joyella:

ABC News legal analyst and Mediaite founder Dan Abrams:

Anonymous cable news blogger Inside Cable News:

CNN VP of PR and former NBC News PR guru Barbara Levin:

NY Times media reporter Brian Stelter, who has been leading the way in breaking news about the story:

The HuffPost Media team: