Award-winning journalist who became known to television audiences as the former co-anchor of the Today Show with Matt Lauer.
She lived in Japan before coming to the U.S. to attend high school in Oregon.
Her fantastic coverage of the 1987 Los Angeles earthquake earned her a Grammy Award.
She met her husband Brian Ross while in college at the University of Oregon. The couple has a daughter named McKenzie and a son named William.
Like Tom Brokaw, she used to work on Dateline NBC.