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Katie Couric

Mostly Credited As: Katie Couric
Sometimes Credited As: Cutie Couric

Birth Name: Katherine Anne Couric
Date Of Birth: January 07, 1957 (Age 57)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Arlington, Virginia
Height: 5' 1" (1.54 m)

Katie Couric


Couric was born in Arlington, Virginia to John Couric (an Episcopalian) and Elinor (who was Jewish). She enrolled in the University of Virginia in 1975, graduating in 1979 with a degree in American Studies and a sister in Delta Delta Delta. At the University, she served in several positions at the school's award-winning daily newspaper, The Cavalier Daily. During her fourth year at the University, Couric was chosen to live on the Lawn, the heart of Thomas Jefferson's academical village. Her journalism career began when she was hired by Stan Hooper as a desk assistant for the ABC News bureau in Washington, D.C., later joining CNN as an assignment editor. Between 1984 and 1986, she worked as a general-assignment reporter for WTVJ in Miami, Florida. During the following two years, she reported for WRC-TV, an NBC station in Washington, D.C., work which earned her an Associated Press award and an Emmy.

Couric joined NBC News in 1989 as a reporter. From 1989 to 1991 Couric filled in for Bryant Gumbel as host of Today, Jane Pauley, and Deborah Norville as co-anchor of Today, Garrick Utley, Mary Alice Williams, and Maria Shriver as co-host of Sunday Today, John Palmer, Deborah Norville, and Faith Daniels as anchor of the former NBC News program NBC News at Sunrise, and also for Faith Daniels, Deborah Norville, and John Palmer as the newsreader on Today. In 1990, she joined Today as national correspondent, becoming a co-host in February 1991, at first temporarily when Norville had a baby, but later on in April 1991 on a more permanent basis when Norville left Today to spend time with her newborn baby. In 1992, she began working as a collaborator at Dateline NBC, where her reports appeared regularly and she was named contributing anchor. She remained at Today and NBC News until 2006, when she announced that she would be going to CBS to anchor the CBS Evening News, becoming the first solo female anchor of any of the "big three" nightly news broadcasts. She hosted or worked on a number of news specials: Everybody's Business: America's Children, in 1995 was a report on the state of children in the U.S. Katie Couric has filled in for Tom Brokaw on NBC Nightly News. Couric has also filled in for Garrick Utley on the Sunday Edition of NBC Nightly News from 1989 to 1992, and also for Maria Shriver on the Saturday Edition of NBC Nightly News in 1989.

Katie Couric announced on April 5, 2006 (her 15th anniversary as permanent co-host of Today) that she will be leaving the show at the end of May, and will be "working on" the CBS Evening News and 60 Minutes, without an explicit confirmation of an anchor position. CBS officially confirmed later the same day that Katie Couric will become the anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News in September. Couric will also contribute to 60 Minutes and anchor primetime news specials for CBS.

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TV Appearances

Main cast 
Katie (2012) (2012)As: Herself (Host)
Dateline NBC (1992)As: Herself (Contributing Anchor 1994 - 2006)
Weekend Today (1987)As: Herself (Co-Anchor 1990)
Today (US) (1952)As: Herself (Co-Anchor 1991-2006)
CBS Evening News (1948)As: Herself (Anchor 2006-2011)
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (1939)As: Herself (1991-2005)
Episode Cast Credits 

Good Morning America (1975) 
  Season 39, Episode 144 39x144: (May/22/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Season 39, Episode 134 39x134: (May/08/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Wendy Williams Show (2009) 
  USVI 05x150: (May/22/2014) As Herself 
  #KatieOnWendy 05x33: (Oct/30/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  Katie Couric 19x102: (May/08/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Katie Couric 14x79: (Jun/11/2009) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Katie Couric 09x161: (Dec/16/2004) As Herself 

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) 
  Criminal Stories 15x18: (Mar/19/2014) As Herself, [Co-Guest Stars]

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  Alexis Ohanian 10x24: (Nov/14/2013) As Herself 
  Amy Farrell 07x59: (May/04/2011) As Herself 

The View (1997) 
  Katie Couric, Samantha Geimer, Asha Mandela, guest co-host Meghan McCain 17x06: (Sep/16/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Season 16, Episode 92 16x92: (Jan/28/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Season 16, Episode 38 16x38: (Oct/25/2012) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Jessica Alba, Katie Couric 31x178: (May/08/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Katie Couric, Joe Torre 27x113: (Feb/04/2009) As Herself 

Chelsea Lately (2007) 
  Katie Couric, Ben Gleib, Arden Myrin, Ross Mathews 07x60: (Apr/24/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]

General Hospital (US) (1963) 
  #12788 51x12: (Apr/16/2013) As Dr. Kelly Curtis 

Nashville (2012) (2012) 
  When You're Tired of Breaking Other Hearts 01x15: (Mar/27/2013) As Herself 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Katie Couric, Dax Shepard, Emeli Sande 20x136: (Aug/22/2012) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Katie Couric, Chris D'Elia, Matisyahu 19x205: (Dec/08/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Katie Couric, Cee-Lo Green 19x96: (Jun/06/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Kirstie Alley, Erik Rivera, Il Volo 19x90: (May/20/2011) As Herself (Footage from “CBS News”) 
  Wanda Sykes, Ralph Macchio, Priscilla Ahn 19x79: (May/05/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Katie Couric, Kurt Warner, David Gray 18x116: (Sep/09/2010) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Katie Couric, Cirque De Soleil 12x16: (Oct/06/2003) As Herself 
  Katie Couric Hosts The Tonight Show Guests Include Mike Myers, Simon Cowell 11x213: (May/12/2003) As Herself 
  Katie Couric, D. J. Qualls, Hoobastank 10x185: (Apr/19/2002) As Herself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Katie Couric, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart 18x107: (Mar/22/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Katie Couric, Devo, Larry Graham 17x158: (Jun/15/2010) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Katie Couric, U2 16x97: (Mar/02/2009) As Herself 
  Katie Couric, Brian Kiley, Alan Jackson 14x29: (Oct/12/2006) As Herself 
  Katie Couric, Roma Downey, INXS 04x135: (Apr/22/1997) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Show #0178 01x178: (Jun/15/1994) As Herself 

Larry King Live (1985) 
  Final Episode 25x??: (Dec/16/2010) As Herself (Satellite Feed) 

The Early Show (1999) 
  CBS Evening News Preview 08x02: (Sep/05/2006) As Herself 

American Masters (1986) 
  Walter Cronkite: Witness to History 19x05: (Jul/26/2006) Voiced  Narrator 

Web Junk 20 (2006) 
  Episode 8 01x08: (Feb/24/2006) As Herself 

E! True Hollywood Story (1996) 
  Katie Couric 08x13: (Jan/04/2004) As Herself 

Will & Grace (1998) 
  Marry Me A Little (1) 05x08: (Nov/21/2002) As Herself 

Murphy Brown (1988) 
  A Chance of Showers 04x25: (May/11/1992) As Herself, [Special Guest Stars]
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Katie (2012) (2012)• Creator
• Executive Producer

Episode Crew


Trivia

Late sister, Emily, was a State Senator in Virginia.

In April of 2011 announced that she would be departing her position as anchorette of the CBS Evening News.

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