Katie Couric

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Date of Birth January 7, 1957
Place of Birth Arlington, Virginia
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Katie Couric

Katherine Anne Couric is an American television and online journalist, presenter, and author. From 2013 to 2017, she was Yahoo's Global News Anchor. Couric has been a television host on all Big Three television networks in the United States, and in her early career she was an Assignment Editor for CNN. She worked for NBC News from 1989 to 2006, CBS News from 2006 to 2011, and ABC News from 2011 to 2014. In addition to her television news roles, she hosted Katie, a syndicated daytime talk show produced by Disney–ABC Domestic Television from September 10, 2012, to June 9, 2014. Some of her most important notable roles include co-host of Today, anchor of the CBS Evening News, and correspondent for 60 Minutes. She also reported for nearly every television news broadcast across ABC, CBS, and NBC. Couric's 2011 book, The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives, was a New York Times best-seller. In 2004, Couric was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.

Born: Katherine Anne Couric, January 7, 1957, Arlington, Virginia, U.S.
Alma mater: University of Virginia
Occupation: Journalist, presenter, author
Years active: 1979–present
Notable credit(s): Today, CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes, Katie, Yahoo! News
Home town: Arlington County Virginia
Children: 2
Parents: John Martin Couric jr. (father), Elinor Hene (mother)
Relatives: Emily Couric (sister), Jeff Wadlow (nephew)
Awards: Television Hall of Fame (2004)
Twitter: Katie Couric's Twitter profile
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About Katie Couric

NBC Today co-host who became a CBS news anchor. She also hosted programs on ABC, making her one of the few anchors who appear on the U.S. Big Three.

Before Fame

In 1979, she earned an English degree from the University of Virginia.

Achievement

She is a New York Times bestselling author.

Family Life

She married Jay Monahan on January 24, 1989 and they had two children together before he passed away in 1998. She then married financier John Molner on June 21, 2014.

Associations

Her beloved sister Emily died of pancreatic cancer at 54; the same disease afflicted Patrick Swayze.

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