Should I Stay Or Should I Go? After Two Meetings With Les Moonves, Katie Couric Will Make A Decision Soon

By Brian 

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Katie Couric has met twice with CBS CEO Les Moonves, and will reach a decision about her future this fall: “Stay with Today, host a syndicated talk show, or perhaps move to CBS, where Dan Rather’s anchor seat remains open.”

That’s what the NBC star tells Ken Auletta in this week’s New Yorker magazine, per USA Today’s Peter Johnson.

“I have, when it’s operating on all four cylinders, one of the best jobs in television,” Couric tells Auletta. “At the same time, everybody needs recharging.” Jeff Zucker is “confident” that she will stay at NBC for “many, many years to come.” How much is he willing to pay to guarantee that?

> Also: Co-host Matt Lauer doesn’t envision himself anchoring an evening newscast, and he hopes to semi-retire in three years, when he turns 50…

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