Curry, 58, is ending her role as an award-winning anchor and correspondent to found a media startup seeded by NBCUniversal, she announced Tuesday. She will now be free to report non-exclusively for any outlet but is leaving behind a $12 million salary.
As a source close to Curry tells PEOPLE, "This is going to be a really good move for her."
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