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Katie Couric | Biography

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CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric has won a Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism from the USC’s Annenberg School. Couric won a Special Achievement for National Impact on the 2008 Campaign award for her interviews with Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin. Judges called the interviews a “defining moment in the 2008 presidential campaign.” Couric is a co-founder of Stand up To Cancer (SU2C), co-founder of the National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance (NCCRA) with the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) and Lilly Tartikoff. Katie seems to be keen for running charitable trust and support humanity in one ways or other. Every data reveals that most of the famous people run charitable trust. Katie seems to be very interested for the upliftment of disease such as cancer. She has her own tragedy with this disease. At the age of just 42 she lost her husband because of cancer and she has visualized the pain of disease among her family member.

Marriage is one of the most important togetherness which makes person feel that there is someone who waits for meal. Katie Couric was married to Jay Monahan. There went some wrong with Jay Monahan he died of cancer in 1998. Katie has two daughter named Eliner Jully Monahan and Caroline Couric Monahan.  She loves her children very much. She regrets having just two children. Now days, person around world have a busy life.  So she could not give birth to next children. It is very difficult for women to keep care of children in the hard core stage of profession where job chases time more .But she managed her time and gave good care to child wood of her children and made their life aspiring and prosper. Her net worth also indicates that she is not having any financial crisis at the moment. Couric has been called Americas Sweetheart” largely due to her co-anchor role for 15 years on The Today Show. On May 12, 2003, Couric guest-hosted The Tonight Show with Jay leno as part of a swap campaign and had 45 percent more viewers than on other night. She has been the only guest host used by Jay Leon on either The Tonight Show or his short lived the jay Leon show. Katie current status does not states that she is having an affair rite now.