Eventually New York beckoned and in January of 1987, I came to NBC as anchor of "News at Sunrise." I was only 28, but I think I was trying to look older and 'fiercer' judging by the publicity photo they took back then!
The hairstyles kept changing though I’m not sure they ever got any better.
Fortunately, the assignments did.
CHANGING OF THE GUARD
Jane Pauley hands off her seat (and her alarm clock!) to me.
COOL TODAY SHOW MOMENT Meeting President Nixon.
Broadcasting from Central Park with Bryant Gumbel.