For every two minutes of glamour, there are eight hours of hard work.
No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one.
Never refuse an assignment except when there is a conflict of interest, a potential of danger to you or your family, or you hold a strongly biased attitude about the subject under focus.
The bad news is that 50 people died in a hotel fire; the good news is that we got exclusive footage.
In the beginning, my mother humored me when I told her I wanted to be a reporter.
News events cannot be controlled, nor can newscasts be mapped out like entertainment shows.
The idea of stardom was difficult to grasp. It was like being schizophrenic; there was her, the woman on television, and the real me.
I worked half my life to be an overnight success, and still it took me by surprise.
The latest wrinkle is on wrinkles. There is a widespread belief that women can't grow old in television news.
In every interview I have ever read or seen or taken part in, the final question in our future-oriented society is always, What next?
I have had a lifelong phobia of snakes.
To get it first is important - but more important is to get it right.
The most important event I covered was the Panama Canal debate, which dragged on for months.
What is the value of sticking a microphone in a man's face right after he has learned of his wife's death?
Men still control the news, both on and off camera.
A press card does not provide you with an invisible shield. You're flesh and blood.
Mistakes are not always the result of someone's ineptitude.
In real life, events seem much less dramatic.
I don't exactly know what it means to be ready. A cake when the oven timer goes off? Am I fully baked, or only half-baked?
Women didn't want to watch other women on television because they were jealous of their husbands' diverted attention.
The code of the road is, if there is anything to eat, eat; if there is a place to sit, sit; if there is a restroom, go.
The better the coverage, the more discriminating the viewer.
Texas was defined by its larger-than-life characters, particularly politicians.
Our free enterprise system of disseminating information is collectively referred to as The Media. But there is no collective.
One reason I left local news was that I was tired of the constant musical chairs among news directors.
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