May 9, 2013 |
"I like Mother's Day," says Katie Couric , 56, of that dread day. "But I also like my daughters to be nice to me all year long," she says of Ellie , 21, and Carrie , 17. Couric tells USA Today she's worked hard to keep her girls out of the media. Until now. All three women pose in the latest "Got Milk?" ad, which premieres Friday on Couric's gabfest, Katie . "I'm really proud of them. I think they've turned into exemplary young women. " Couric, who struggled with bulimia in college, says the milk ads stress "healthy eating and healthy body image.
June 18, 1998 |
Forget El Nino. The most worrisome blip on NBC's radar screen is a potential hurricane named Katie. NBC News said Tuesday that it is "in the middle of negotiations" with Katie Couric, co-anchor of the "Today" program, about her future with the network. ABC News, meanwhile, confirmed that it had spoken with Couric but added that its discussions were "not ongoing. " At stake - in addition to the services of one of TV's most popular and respected news professionals - is nothing less than NBC's dominance of morning television and the substantial portion of NBC News' $175 million annual profits that "Today" generates.
April 27, 2011
Katie Couric has officially confirmed that she is indeed leaving the "CBS Evening News. " Couric, 54, told People that she hasn't decided what she's doing next but that she is "looking at a format that will allow me to engage in more multidimensional storytelling. " Pop-up books? Scott Pelley ("60 Minutes") is expected to succeed her. "There's a lot to be proud of during Katie Couric's time at evening news," said CBS News spokeswoman Sonya McNair . "CBS News, like Katie herself, is looking forward to the next chapter.
August 18, 1995 |
Katie Couric, coanchor of NBC's Today show, is expecting her second child in early January, she confirmed yesterday. Couric, 38, and husband, lawyer Jay Monahan, 39, have a daughter, Ellie, 4. "A boy would be nice but I love girls, too," said Couric, adding that she'd announce her pregnancy on this morning's show. "As somebody with two sisters, it would be great for Ellie to know the joy of having sisters. But I'm sure that three women would drive Jay right out of his mind. " No girl's name yet, Couric said, but if it's a boy he'll be Jay Monahan 4th - nicknamed Jack.
May 2, 2008 |
Katie Couric can't catch a break. Amid reports that last week's "CBS Evening News" had set a new record low in the ratings - averaging just 5.34 million viewers - a podcast of Wednesday's broadcast, distributed by iTunes, included an outtake showing Couric stumbling over an introduction to the night's top story. By early afternoon yesterday, after a call was placed to a CBS spokeswoman, that podcast was unavailable at CBS.com. It wasn't clear if that version had also been flawed, but about halfway through the iTunes version, after a longer pause than usual, Couric is seen (and heard)
December 23, 1995 |
Katie Couric's second baby is due within two weeks, and the co-anchor of the Today show figures she'll be due a rest after that. About two months' worth. Couric made her last live appearance yesterday morning and has taped a show for Christmas Day. After that it'll be feet up for a while as Jane Pauley, Maria Shriver and Elizabeth Vargas struggle out of bed in the wee hours to fill her spot. Couric is married to Jay Monahan, a lawyer who doubles as a television legal analyst.
April 3, 1992 |
It's easy to write nice things about Katie Couric. She blushes. The other day, for instance, she was standing in her office at NBC's Today show, near a framed newspaper article with a headline saying, "Katie Couric Saves 'Today.' " Couric saw a reporter studying the story. She hastily lifted the clipping from the wall and set it on the floor, facing the wall. Yes, she was blushing, but tickled to have been "caught" with her clips. People have been writing nice things about Couric since she was named a Today co-anchor one year ago tomorrow.
April 26, 2011
SO MUCH television, so little time: _ With anchor Katie Couric reportedly poised to announce her too-much-talked-about departure from "The CBS Evening News," could we all finally agree that the person reading the news to us isn't nearly as important as the news itself? A 22- minute newscast is all about making day-to-day choices, a truth that's too often been lost in the five years or so of sporadic will-she-or-won't-she discussions involving Couric. The CBS anchor, whose contract's up in June, has, after a bit of a rough start, presided over a pretty good newscast, one I wouldn't expect to be hurt by her departure as long as the people behind the scenes and in the field continue to do their jobs.
April 3, 2007 |
Part of the reason CBS's Katie Couric can't catch a break is because she's a she, says new colleague Jeff Greenfield . "Much as I hate to say this, the notion that we're all done with issues of gender is not right," says ex-CNN analyst Greenfield, yesterday named CBS's senior political correspondent. He starts May 1. "It takes a long, long time for several centuries of behavior to completely dissipate," Greenfield says. "I think people are just starting to realize that gender is a ridiculous limitation in terms of everything but sperm-bank donors.
January 24, 2013 |
NEW YORK - Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o admitted to Katie Couric he answered questions about his "dead," online girlfriend even after he received a call Dec. 6 from a woman posing as the fake person. Te'o also maintained he played no part in the hoax. Pressed by Couric to admit that he was in on the deception, the all-American said he was convinced the woman he knew as Lennay Kekua died in September. Te'o claims he never met Kekua in person but developed a serious relationship with her through phone calls and electronic messages.