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Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Katie Couric leaving Today for CBS Evening News

Finally confirming rumors that have been flying for months, Today show host Katie Couric announced Wednesday she will leave Today at the end of May. Couric has accepted the anchor job for CBS Evening News, becoming the first female solo anchor for an evening news program.

Couric will replace Bob Schieffer in September. The View host Meredith Vieira is the frontrunner to replace Couric at Today, according to The New York Daily News.

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