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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Karen Trosset: 10 Years with The Today Show

1987 Villanova graduate and English major Karen Trosset is a producer for NBC News. Since 2003, Trosset has worked with NBC producing special projects and exclusive interviews for the “Today Show,” “Dateline,” and “Rock Center.” Prior to NBC, Trosset worked her way up from her first job at ABC News as administrative assistant to the producer of “Good Morning America.” Her work has taken her all over the world, and she has covered events such as the Gulf War, the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics and the papal succession in Vatican City. Trosset has won six Emmy Awards, the 2001 Peabody Award for coverage of September 11, and the 2010 More Award for Media Orthopedic Reporting Excellence.