Katie Couric and Kara Swisher Share Highs and Lows of Their Groundbreaking Careers

The two media icons kicked off Adweek's Women Trailblazers Summit

Adweek's Lisa Granatstein moderated the panel at today's event. Adweek

Over the last several decades, women have broken countless barriers that had kept men at the front and center of the news media. And while most of those women fought for space in male-dominated newsrooms with little to no recognition, a few have become the faces of a changing landscape—one that’s still far from an equitable ideal, but closer now than it was when their careers began.

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