Katie Couric

Trivia and Quotes

Quotes (4)

  • Katie: I knew in my heart I was ready for a change and a new challenge. (Couric said about her leaving the Today show for CBS Evening News)

  • Katie: Anyone who watches Today knows that I've done more hard-hitting interviews than any morning news anchor.

  • Katie Couric: I'm not a morning person.

  • Katie Couric: Sometimes I feel as if i'm in a made-for-tv movie.

Trivia (28)

  • In 2014, Katie won another Emmy Award forĀ Outstanding Talk Show Host in her work onĀ Katie.

  • Katie attended the funeral of fellow news anchor Tim Russert.

  • On August 9, 2007, The New York Post's Page Six reported that Katie sang her heart out at a piano bar in Nantucket. Women's Wear Daily reports Katie was at The Summer House with her beau, Brooks Perlin, who picked up the tab, and a gaggle of friends. Long after Aerosmith's Steven Tyler had left, Couric sang the Neil Diamond classic "Sweet Caroline" and joined in as her group closed the place down with "America the Beautiful."

  • Katie's first job was as a desk assistant at ABC.

  • As of April 11 2007, 50-year-old Katie has been dating a triathlete named Brooks L. Perlin, who at 33 years old, is 17 years younger than her.

  • While working for NBC news, Katie appeared in 4 of the network's public service announcements, The More You Know. Her topics were parental involvement, volunteerism, teen pregnancy, and use of the v-chip.

  • Kaite was a Pizza Hut waitress at one time.

  • Katie surpassed Bryant Gumbel as the longest serving co-anchor of NBC's The Today Show by 1 month, 26 days, after more than 15 years of service from 1991-2006.

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