Facts about Jessica Savitch

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Jessica Savitch was a famous Journalist from USA, who lived between February 1, 1947 and October 23, 1983. He/she became only 36 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 50 quotes who is written / told by Jessica.

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Famous quotes by Jessica Savitch (50)


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"You can easily die racing to cover a bank robbery as you can in a war zone"
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"Women didn't want to watch other women on television because they were jealous of their husbands' diverted attention"
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"The relationship between talent and management is uneasy, at best"
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"No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one"
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"My goal was to be a network correspondent by the time I was 30"
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"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?"
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"How valuable NBC Magazine was in my career is questionable"
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"Our free enterprise system of disseminating information is collectively referred to as The Media. But there is no collective"
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"One reason I left local news was that I was tired of the constant musical chairs among news directors"
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"In real life, events seem much less dramatic"
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"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?"
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"Although I was entirely relaxed on camera, if I had to stand up and say something to an assembled group of people, I was rendered all but inarticulate"
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"The single life is not one I willingly chose for myself"
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"Shootouts are not gunfights of honor, they're gang wars and racial riots"
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"I worked half my life to be an overnight success, and still it took me by surprise"
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"By far my most perilous assignment was covering a tank car explosion"
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"Anyone who writes an autobiographical work at the age of 34 is, at best, presumptuous. It occurred to me that it was time to set the record straight"
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"What is the value of sticking a microphone in a man's face right after he has learned of his wife's death?"
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"To get it first is important - but more important is to get it right"
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"The minute viewers callin or write about your looks, they were not listening to what you were saying"
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"The latest wrinkle is on wrinkles. There is a widespread belief that women can't grow old in television news"
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"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"
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"The better the coverage, the more discriminating the viewer"
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"Newscasters cannot call attention to themselves by being too attractive or too unattractive"
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"My most lucrative job in college was a stint as the regional Dodge Girl"
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"In interviews I gave early on in my career, I was quoted as saying it was possible to have it all: a dynamic job, marriage, and children. In some respects, I was a social adolescent"
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"For every two minutes of glamour, there are eight hours of hard work"
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"Being a novelty had its advantages"
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"A fact of modern life is that it takes women longer to get ready than men"
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"The news anchor is exactly that - an anchor, a center, a focus"
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"The most important event I covered was the Panama Canal debate, which dragged on for months"
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"News reporting is a cycle: No matter how much you work at sending a message, it's only successful if it's received"
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"News events are like Texas weather. If you don't like it, wait a minute"
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"My current goal is to place a moratorium on goals"
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"I hadn't realized until I covered the police beat just how seedy crime is"
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"Women may not have it easy, but we are given a fairer chance to reach for the top"
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"When I was a little girl in the 1950s, it would not have been possible for me to say, I want to be an anchorwoman when I grow up"
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"The idea of stardom was difficult to grasp. It was like being schizophrenic; there was her, the woman on television, and the real me"
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"I very much wanted to be accepted by my peers, to be considered a serious journalist"
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"I have had a lifelong phobia of snakes"
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"Every time I am in danger of believing the glamour of my own press, some incident inevitably brings me back to earth"
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"A press card does not provide you with an invisible shield. You're flesh and blood"
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"News events cannot be controlled, nor can newscasts be mapped out like entertainment shows"
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"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"
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"Mistakes are not always the result of someone's ineptitude"
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"Men still control the news, both on and off camera"
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"It had not occurred to me that marriage requires the same effort as a career. And unlike a career, marriage requires a joint effort"
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"In the beginning, my mother humored me when I told her I wanted to be a reporter"
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"Many senators have developed a canny sense of what will play best for the audience"
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"It is my belief that one's salary is between an individual and the IRS"


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