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Katie Couric Joins Yahoo as Global Anchor, Interview Host

Katie Couric Joins Yahoo as Global Anchor, Interview Host

Katie Couric‘s move to Yahoo is now official and she will be making the internet her primary platform after serving as a journalist on television for the past 34 years.

The 56-year-old talk show host will oversee video news content and host a monthly interview series for the company starting in early 2014.

“It’s very exciting to be a part of a leading company at the intersection of content and technology,” Katie said in a statement. ”I have great admiration for Marissa Mayer and her team and their commitment to bringing news, entertainment and information to the Yahoo community across multiple platforms. Joining Yahoo offers a tremendous opportunity to reach people all around the world in the way that they’re using and consuming media today.”

Katie has negotiated an early exit from her deal as a special correspondent for ABC News, though she will continue with her daytime talk show Katie for the time being. It is not expected for the show to be renewed for a third season.

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