Katherine “Katie” Anne Couric, anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News, is a successful and highly compensated woman on American television. In addition to her work on the Evening News, Couric has also contributed to the iconic 60 Minutes news magazine. Known for her provocative interviews, she has interviewed both presidents and celebrities. Previously, she served as the host of the popular NBC Today Show for 15 years. She also worked for ABC and CNN during the 1980s before joining CBS in 2006.

Education and Career Highlights

Couric was born on January 7, 1957, in Arlington, Virginia, to homemaker Elinor and public marketing executive and news editor John Couric Jr. While her mother was Jewish, she was raised Presbyterian. She is ...

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