Kur joined NBC in 1973 as a reporter for WRC TV, the NBC owned station in Washington.
In 1976, he was named a correspondent for NBC NEWS assigned to the news division's bureau in Cleveland and subsequently moved to the NBC Chicago bureau.
has been based in NBC's
Washington bureau since 1978.
He was named National Correspondent in 1988.
In 1996, Kur
was named news anchor for the Weekend Today Show, a post he
held for two years.
Over the years, he frequently has filled in as anchor at the Today Show news desk, has been a substitute anchor on Today, NBC NEWS at Sunrise, Weekend Nightly News, and has been a moderator and panelist on Meet The Press.
has covered major events throughout his
career, including September 11th, numerous presidential elections, international affairs, and breaking news from the White House.
spent 1992 reporting on voter attitudes for Nightly News
in "Voice of the People," a series he
Prior to joining NBC, Kur was a researcher, writer and reporter for the program Martin Agronsky, Evening Edition, which was seen on many PBS stations.
Kur received a Bachelor of Science degree from Ithaca College and a Master of Science degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.