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Knowing Your Value: Women, Money, and Getting What You're Worth by Mika Brzezinski

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CHAPTER 1
MY STORY How It Begins

REBUILDING MY CAREER, BUT NOT MY VALUE

When I started at MSNBC in 2007, I was really starting over.
At the time, I had been out of work for almost a year after losing my job as a weekend anchor and a 60 Minutes contributor at CBS News. In the wake of a scandal about a 60 Minutes story on George Bush’s military record and a management shake-up, I was let go with hardly any notice and little financial cushion.
I spent the year that followed searching for a job with the help of an agent who arranged meetings for me with executives at the various broadcast and cable networks. Every month, my prospects went down a rung. First, my agent was able to set up meetings with network presidents. Then I was meeting with ...

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