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Pippa Middleton jets to New York for job talks with US network NBC

November 7, 2014
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Pippa Middleton jetted to New York this week for talks over working as a correspondent for US network NBC. The sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, arrived in the Big Apple on Monday and less than 12 hours later caught an internal flight to Wyoming, where it is believed she filmed a test piece for the popular Today show. There the 31-year-old was spotted at a hoedown dance with locals, where she got into the spirit and was seen laughing and clearly enjoying herself as she performed a routine which involved twirling and sashaying.

Pippa was in the US for talks over working as a correspondent for the NBC network

The pretty brunette dressed in a blue-and-white checked shirt, fitted jeans and a pair of Seven Boot Lane 'Alice' ankle boots for the event, her trademark brunette locks glossy and loose around her shoulders.The talks are understood to have been set up off the back of Pippa's interview with Matt Lauer last June, which saw a peak in ratings for the network. She piqued NBC's interest when she chatted over tea about her sister Kate and baby nephew, Prince George – although it is believed she would focus on sports and lifestyle in her new role.A source told the New York Post: "Today has been doing a test piece with Pippa in Utah, and if it works out well – and it looks like it will – they will hire her as a correspondent."

The 31-year-old took part in the Race Across America earlier this year

Kate's younger sister currently works part-time for her parents' company Party Pieces, editing the online magazine Party Times. The author of Celebrate is also currently a contributing editor of Vanity Fair and previously wrote a fortnightly sports column for The Sunday Telegraph, as well as a column for supermarket Waitrose's magazine, Waitrose Kitchen. Pippa isn't the first with royal connections to dabble in TV. Charles Spencer, the brother of the late Princess Diana, worked on NBC in the 1980s and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex formed the production company, Ardent, in 1993.

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