It was rumored to be happening, and now it’s officially true – Katie Couric will be stepping down from her position as CBS Evening News anchor. Â In her statement, she mentioned that she wants to move to a TV format that will allow her more journalistic freedom.
This fits in with the other rumors that she’s looking into hosting her own daytime show – perhaps not a talk show in particular, but something that combines human interest stories with investigative reporting. Â As for Katie’s anchor position, Scott Pelley of 60 Minutes will be taking over that position, but not until June, as that’s when Katie’s current contract ends.
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