Watch Now: The Real Katie Couric's Video Invitation to BlogHer's Community
By Lisa Stone on July 17, 2012
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Oh thank heavens, the real Katie Couric has finally been released into the wild. Check out the true confession buried in her video below ... see what I mean? Get ready for a barn-burner of a keynote at BlogHer '12 -- and read on for an opportunity to participate yourself:
Make no mistake: As a journalist, I was thrilled when Couric made history as the first woman to lead a U.S. network news show as solo primetime anchor, making her mark with critical coverage, and not just that jaw-dropper with Sarah Palin.
But the news desk format has nothing on social media, and in preparing for her new show, Katie, Couric is all over that -- on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+ -- talking about everything from Anne-Marie Slaughter's opinion on working parenthood to "boyfriend Colin Firth."
SO ... let's answer her question: What do you want to know about or from Katie Couric? Spoiler: Who knows, you might even start something exciting that involves your own blog -- after all, the KatieCouric.com production team is planning a very interesting integration of women who blog and use social media, and they are on the lookout for stories. The proof is already online: The gifted Brene Brown, blogger extraordinaire, is Katie's guest August 9. So think of your question or story below as a way to introduce yourself to a program that wants a dialogue with you.
HOW TO VISIT THE SHOW: Request tickets here for live taping events that start August 8.
Okay, bring on the questions below!
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