Willow Bay is CNN news anchor Erin Burnett's "Person Who Changed My Life"

Whether it is a mentor, family member, spiritual guide or once-in-a-lifetime friend, CNN's anchors and correspondents take the audience on in-depth, revealing, and emotional journeys to meet the heroes of their own lives. CNN news anchor Erin Burnett selected USC Annenberg School of Journalism Director Willow Bay as her "Person Who Changed My Life."

In this extended CNN video feature, Burnett talks with Bay about her career and how she is now helping young journalists here at USC Annenberg.