Jeff Benedict: Deseret News exclusive: Watching Katie Couric's interview with Jabari Parker at New York Mormon meetinghouse
"It was a natural fit to do a story of this importance and magnitude with Katie Couric," said Sports Illustrated editor B.J. Schecter. "Over the last two decades she's established herself as the best interviewer in the business. Anytime you collaborate with a different media partner there is some natural apprehensions. But Katie and her team were great partners and we are very proud of the end product."
Couric's interview with Parker will air on "Good Morning America" Thursday at 8 a.m. on ABC.
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Jeff Benedict is a special features contributor for Sports Illustrated and the author of 11 books. His website is www.jeffbenedict.com.
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