10 Careers Women Had to Fight to Enter


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Journalism
Katie Couric was the first woman to anchor the evening news on a major network solo.
Katie Couric was the first woman to anchor the evening news on a major network solo.
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There's no mistaking the impact that journalists have on the world, and it took a while for women to get their voices heard. Historically, while men were out on the frontlines reporting breaking news stories, women were commonly relegated to fluff pieces involving homemaking and domesticity. They eventually caught up in the print world, but once TV and radio emerged, men were initially given these choice jobs because they were believed to be more reliable voices for delivering the news. Fortunately, tenacious female journalists throughout the years have broken out of the mold and helped bring down the glass ceiling.

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