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Jessica Savitch – 17 Quotes

 

17 Quotes by Jessica Savitch

 

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.

– Jessica Savitch


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.

– Jessica Savitch


By far my most perilous assignment was covering a tank car explosion.

– Jessica Savitch


What is the value of sticking a microphone in a man’s face right after he has learned of his wife’s death?

– Jessica Savitch


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.

– Jessica Savitch


It had not occurred to me that marriage requires the same effort as a career. And unlike a career, marriage requires a joint effort.

– Jessica Savitch


No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one.

– Jessica Savitch


The relationship between talent and management is uneasy, at best.

– Jessica Savitch


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?

– Jessica Savitch


I worked half my life to be an overnight success, and still it took me by surprise.

– Jessica Savitch


You can easily die racing to cover a bank robbery as you can in a war zone.

– Jessica Savitch


A fact of modern life is that it takes women longer to get ready than men.

– Jessica Savitch


The latest wrinkle is on wrinkles. There is a widespread belief that women can’t grow old in television news.

– Jessica Savitch


Women didn’t want to watch other women on television because they were jealous of their husbands’ diverted attention.

– Jessica Savitch


Women may not have it easy, but we are given a fairer chance to reach for the top.

– Jessica Savitch


Women were seldom given quality assignments or adequate air time.

– Jessica Savitch


For every two minutes of glamour, there are eight hours of hard work.

– Jessica Savitch


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