A sweet and captivating look at a woman who was an inspiration for many and whose legacy endures. Ann Nyberg, delves into the long, extraordinary life of Katharine Hepburn through personal remembrances from people whose lives she influenced––even in the tiniest way. From tales from her beloved Fenwick in Connecticut to her time as an actress, endearing memories of Kate are recounted that highlight her individuality, confidence, determination, and zest for life! She was bold, brash, and beautiful––a woman way ahead of her time with a unique spunk admired by many.
Ann Nyberg is the longest serving, full-time anchor/reporter in Connecticut television history, anchoring the news at WTNH-TV (ABC) in New Haven. She began her broadcast journalism career right after graduation from Purdue University with a degree in journalism. Highlights of her career include assignments to Cuba and to the Vatican. She also hosts her own on-air and online long format chat show called Nyberg, on which she interviews innovators, entrepreneurs, and everyday folk, anybody who has a story to tell. Her popular website, “Network Connecticut,” spotlights people, places, innovators, entrepreneurs, and small businesses all over the state. She has been nominated for multiple Emmys and, in November 2015, was inducted into the prestigious Silver Circle. This is an honor given to television professionals who have made significant contributions to their communities and to the vitality of the television industry. It is a special recognition given to television pioneers by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Boston/New England Chapter.
Ann has made significant contributions to her southern New England community, she is a founding Board of Trustees member of the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (The Kate) in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, and is the only honorary female member of the Walter Camp Football Foundation, which raises thousands of dollars every year for charity.
Ann is the author of Slices of Life, A Storyteller’s Diary and also owns a boutique in Madison, Connecticut, called “Annie Mame,” where she sells vintage items and things made in Connecticut.