Katie Couric Plays the Piano and Serenades Fans in a New Video
The journalist shared a short video where she delights her Instagram followers with a fresh and cheerful piece of music that recalls the summer, according to her own words.
Music is the universal language, although there are some people who believe that is mathematics, and with this nostalgic interpretation, Katie Couric pleased the taste of her followers by dedicating a serenade, something that had not done for a long time.
The comments of the publication show the effect that the interpretation has had in the more than 170 thousand times that the video has been played in only three days. Many fans have praised Katie with words of gratitude and admiration for the beauty of this piece of music.
'Fabulous, wonderful, incredible and magnificent' are some of the qualifiers that are repeated throughout the comments. It is not for less because the execution of the piece is clean and fluid, something that makes highlight the feeling that transmits to those who listen to it.
Successful and awarded
Jill is not only good in the piano, but her followers also received recently the news that the journalist and writer had been awarded the Poynter's 2019 Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism prize, which she will receive this fall.
She has been twice winner of the Edward R. Murrow Award for best news and author, podcaster, documentary maker and advocate for cancer research and early detection.
The award-winning journalist recently partnered with the manufacturing company 3M to launch its second annual State of Science Index, a global study of attitudes towards science in 14 countries.
In this study, some relevant facts are shared in this regard, such as that, for example, 85% of the population admits that they do not know anything about science. Couric lost her first husband for cancer in 1998, so she hopes to do something to change that.
Colon cancer is the second leading cancer killer in men and women combined, but it's also so preventable. @katiecouric lost her husband to the dreadful disease and for more than 20 years since, she's used her voice to bring awareness to getting screened. pic.twitter.com/W5FLZDsewY— TODAY (@TODAYshow) March 18, 2019
Empowered women who redefine their future
Through her documentary 'Timeslines', Katie hopes to help young women focus on doing the things they want to do in terms of career and personal development, something that sometimes clashes with the vision of family and life partners of many women.
In the series, Couric travels the globe to investigate the evolving and controversial topic of marital pressure and societal expectations for young women. She interviewed young women and their mothers in New York, Shanghai, Seoul, and Tokyo for the show. So, it is definitely a must-watch.