Five years after becoming the first woman as a solo anchor of network evening news, reports have indicated that Katie Couric is leaving her post. Katie’s contract will expire in June and she’s expected to launch a syndicated talk show next year!
The Daily News reports that Katie will leave CBS Evening News when her contract expires. A CBS News spokesperson told the newspaper, “We’re having ongoing discussions with Katie Couric.” Meanwhile, her spokesperson refused to comment.
Although details are unclear about her next move as a talk show host, several companies are courting the news anchor. A pioneer in television, Katie replaced Dan Rather in 2006 and signed a contract worth $15 million each year! As details surface about her next move, no doubt she’s in demand and will also receive a well-deserved paycheck to go along with the new gig!