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Pages: 299. Not illustrated. Chapters: Katie Couric. Excerpt:
Katherine Anne "Katie" Couric (born January 7, 1957) is an American
journalist, currently the anchor and managing editor of the CBS
Evening News, a correspondent for 60 Minutes, and host of
@katiecouric, a webshow on CBSNews.com. She is the first solo
female anchor of a weekday evening news program on one of the three
traditional U.S. broadcast networks. Before CBS, she was a co-host
of NBC's Today, a position she held from 1991 until 2006. Couric
was born in Arlington, Virginia, the daughter of Elinor Tullie (nee
Hene), a homemaker and part-time writer, and John Martin Couric
Jr., a public relations executive and news editor at The Atlanta
Journal-Constitution and the United Press in Washington, D.C. Her
mother was Jewish, but Couric was raised Episcopalian. Couric's
maternal grandparents, Bert Hene and Clara L. Froshin, were the
children of Jewish immigrants from Germany. In a report for Today,
she traced her paternal ancestry back to a French orphan who
immigrated to the U.S. in the nineteenth century and became a
broker in the cotton business. Couric attended Arlington, Virginia
public schools: Jamestown Elementary, Williamsburg Junior High, and
Yorktown High School and was a cheerleader. As a high school
student, she was an intern at Washington, DC all-news radio station
WAVA. She enrolled at her father's alma mater, the University of
Virginia, in 1975 and was a Delta Delta Delta sorority sister.
Couric served in several positions at UVA's award-winning daily
newspaper, The Cavalier Daily. During her third year at UVA, Couric
was chosen to live as Head Resident of The Lawn, the heart of
Thomas Jefferson's academical village. She graduated in 1979 with a
bachelor's degree in English with a focus on American Studies.
Couric's ABC News bureau in Washington, D.C., later join...
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