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Katie Couric

Katie Couric

Katie Couric

Katie Couric (@katiecouric) is an award-winning journalist, Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C) co-founder and New York Times best-selling author. SU2C has pledged more than $480 million to fund scientific research teams.

She is also founder of Katie Couric Media (KCM), actively involved in developing and producing a range of scripted and non-scripted projects. The female-driven company is working with brands aligned with its goal of creating premium content about socially relevant issues. KCM’s most recent project, “Getting There,” is a six-part web series for the Skimm, sponsored by Procter & Gamble, which profiles well-known and highly accomplished women. Couric’s acclaimed eponymous podcast features conversations with bold-faced names in politics, media and popular culture.

Couric's documentaries include: “America Inside Out with Katie Couric,” a six-part series for National Geographic; “Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric” for National Geographic; “Under the Gun,” which aired on Epix; and “Fed Up,” available on iTunes, Amazon and YouTube.

Couric joined CBS as the first woman to solo anchor an evening newscast after a 15-year run as co-anchor of NBC’s “Today Show.”

Her numerous awards include the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia, Peabody, Walter Cronkite and two Edward R. Murrows, as well as multiple Emmys.