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This article was published on November 25, 2013

Katie Couric will join Yahoo’s news operations as Global Anchor in early 2014

Katie Couric will join Yahoo’s news operations as Global Anchor in early 2014 Image by: JIM WATSON
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Katie Couric, a well-known television journalist and ABC talk show host in the US, will become Yahoo’s Global Anchor early next year. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said she would manage a number of reporters at Yahoo News covering international stories for the site.

“Katie is dynamic, savvy and has a way of connecting with viewers that I really admire,” Mayer said. Couric will star in features for the Yahoo News homepage, but will also continue to host her syndicated daytime talk show Katie. She joins fellow Yahoo hires David Pogue, Matt Bai and Megan Liberman.

➤ Welcome aboard, Katie. Anchors aweigh!

Image Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images