While working on the Today Show, Ann appeared in 7 of NBC's public service announcements, The More You Know. Her topics were reading, hunger, diversity, breast cancer, parental involvment, volunteerism, and teacher recruitment.
Ann has earned two Emmy's, four Golden Mikes, several Associated Press Certificates of Excellence, a Gracie, and an award for Excellence in Reporting from the NAACP. She has been awarded by Americares, the Anti-Defamation League as a Woman of Achievement, and the Asian American Journalists Association, receiving its National Journalism Award in 2003. She has also won numerous awards for her charity work, primarily for breast cancer research.
Ann's father is of French, Scotch-Irish, and Amerindian descent.
Ann has had two children in her lifetime both with Hubby Brian Ross. The two kids names are a son named Walker and a daughter named McKenzie!
Ann's husband Brian Ross is a software executive.
Ann grew up in Ashland, Oregon.
Ann is an honorary board member of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.
Curry is a 1978 graduate of the University of Oregon School of Journalism.
Ann had been named as a potential replacement for Katie Couric after Couric's April 2006 decision to leave The Today Show for the CBS Evening News. However, Meredith Vieira ended up with the spot in the end.
During Katie Couric's final day at Today Ann was the only Member of the news team not to give her a hug/move from her spot much/ or touch her.
Ann is a good friend of Martha Stewart.
Ann's mother is Japanese.
Ann was selected one of People Magazines 50 Most Beautiful People of 1998.