The Saga of Katie Couric

'The New York Times' got the details on her jump to ABC

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In the months following Katie Couric’s decision to leave her position at CBS Evening News, rumors swirled about the anchor’s next move as negotiations took place behind the scenes, resulting in a deal with ABC—and The New York Times now has all the juicy details.

Despite her failure to rescue ratings for the CBS News program, the Times says that Couric remained a “hot property,” holding meetings with top brass from ABC, NBC, CBS, and CNN for a syndicated daytime show.



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