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Yahoo Confirms Hire Of News Star Katie Couric As "Global Anchor"

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November 25, 2013 AT 11:56 AM
As AllThingsD had reported it would today, Yahoo said it has hired well-known TV news star Katie Couric for a high-profile job to do interviews and more on its homepage, with the decidedly lofty title of “global anchor.” Mayer also called Couric “the face of Yahoo News.” The famous broadcaster will start at an unspecified time in 2014, according to a post by CEO Marissa Mayer on Yahoo’s blog. It was titled “Welcome aboard, Katie. Anchors aweigh!”