The Hoda Kotb you see on your screen today did not happen by a stroke of luck. Based on CNBC, the aerial anchor has always wanted to be. In fact, although she may look like a pro at work now, the publication says she has received 27 rejections. in a row before getting his first job at a local television station.
“I drove that car for 10 days. I got rejected everywhere. Anywhere you can think of in the Southeast, I got rejected,” Kotb said. It turns out that literally driving around in different states for hours – remember, this was before LinkedIn – was how she finally found someone who could take her chance.
“You know, God give you a sign – I really got lost in Mississippi because I was listening to James Taylor and was upset and driving aimlessly, and I saw a physical sign that said , ‘Greenville, Mississippi, our eyes are on you.’ It’s like a CBS eye. 15 News Center, WXVT. I said, ‘I’m going to go there and get turned down,’ Kotb said.
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