Katie Couric Introduced by Marissa Mayer

Nov 25 2013, 5:26pm CST | by , in News | Also on the Geek Mind

Katie Couric Introduced by Marissa Mayer
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Famous TV news anchor Katie Couric is joining Yahoo! Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer just made it official.

Katie Couric joins Yahoo!

TV news anchor Katie Couric is coming to Yahoo!. Katie Couric is joining Yahoo as our Global Anchor. Starting in early 2014, Katie will lead a growing team of correspondents at Yahoo News who will cover the world’s most interesting stories and newsmakers. 

Marissa Mayer says about Couric: "I’ve always respected Katie for her thoughtful, charismatic approach to journalism. From pivotal coverage of natural disasters and historic elections to the Royal Wedding and the Olympic Games, groundbreaking interviews with heads of state and leading tastemakers, her experience is unmatched. Katie is dynamic, savvy and has a way of connecting with viewers that I really admire."

In addition to being the face of Yahoo News and shooting features for our homepage, Katie will continue to host her syndicated daytime talk show, Katie.

Katie Couric has been a TV host on all big three television networks in the United States. Couric worked for NBC News from 1989 - 2006. She worked for CBS News from 2006-2011. As of May 2012, Couric also has a web show for ABC News according to Wikipedia.

Yahoo is still trying to find its place on the internet. Yahoo never was a real search engine. It's current search results are powered by Bing. Yahoo offers several popular services like the my Yahoo! homepage and Yahoo! mail. The original content strategy is risky, but might be the future - again.


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