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Katie Couric Leaving CBS Evening News

Katie Couric Leaving CBS Evening News

Katie Couric is stepping down for her job as anchor of the CBS Evening News.

“I’m really proud of the talented team on the CBS Evening News and the award-winning work we’ve been able to do in the past five years in addition to the reporting I’ve done for 60 Minutes and CBS Sunday Morning,” Katie told People. “In making the decision to move on, I know the Evening News will be in great hands, but I am excited about the future.”

As for what’s next for Katie, she shared, “I am looking at a format that will allow me to engage in more multi-dimensional storytelling,” adding that details are “still being discussed.”

FYI: Katie made her debut as anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News in September of 2006.

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  • missy

    she got canned! she LOST 3 MILLION viewers. maybe she can go on opies channel.

  • Britney Snow

    I was a Producer for a television station. It came as a surprise. It was an incredible opportunity for me, especially after being pregnant. I got to take on more responsibilities and set the news agenda for the local area. I got to be a very creative and decisive leader, if I can say that. It was a dream come true in many ways to get that promotion, and I… that’s all I can say! It was great. It was an amazing experience for me.

  • elizaa

    Good riddance.

    she reminds me of TV stars that think they are more then what they are. She was good on The Today show because she was a part of a 4 person team. She has never been seen as a serious Newswoman. I like Ann Curry better and that is not saying much.

    Won’t watch anything she is headlining.

    YEP it is obvious.. I don’t care for Katie.

  • greta

    I was with you until you brought up ANN CURRY (total a$$ kisser in interviews – esp. with Brad Pitt and not much substance — afraid to offend celebs and other big whigs by asking hardball questions). But as you said, liking her more is not saying much….

  • viv

    How the h.e.l.l did she get that job & for that long? Don’t see her as a serious news anchor. Never did tune in & never will.

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