Feminism | Posted by Andrew L on 05/3/2011

Katie Couric: What Does Her Reisgnation Mean?

For fifteen year Katie Couric said good morning as the co-anchor of NBC’s TODAY show until 2006 when she left to become the new anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News with her first broadcast on September 5, 2006.

Couric had big shoes to fill, taking the seat once filled by Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather, but none so big as her own. Couric was the first solo female anchor of a weekday evening news program on one of the three traditional U.S. broadcast networks, later joined by Diane Sawyer on ABC. However, Couric is now expected to resign her role in June.

In five short years Couric was won a pair of Edward R. Murrow Awards for best newcast and interviewed the likes of President George W. …

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