Katie Couric is an acclaimed American journalist who became the first woman to anchor ‘CBS Evening News’ alone. During her college days at the University of Virginia, she showcased her journalistic ability and worked for the University’s newspaper. She started off her career in journalism with the ‘ABC News Bureau’. During the initial days of her career she worked for various other media houses in search of self-development. She eventually settled down with the NBC where she started off as a co-anchor of one of their popular news programs. In her fifteen-year long term with NBC, she worked for many shows gaining fame and popularity among the masses. She interviewed various well-known personalities and also became the first and last person to interview John F. Kennedy, Jr. She was offered the seat of managing editor and anchor for the CBS news which she accepted willingly. She did various shows and covered many stories to enhance her reputation as a journalist. Whatever she has said or written has become quite famous as her quotes and thoughts and is quoted extensively. The below collection of Katie Couric’s most famous quotes have been excerpted from her writings, papers, thoughts, work and life.
I think sometimes people project things on you, but I'm trying to handle everything that's happened to me with a certain amount of grace, dignity and good manners. You just can't necessarily win all the time.
At least for me personally, I've always tried to do a really good job every day, with each interview, and treat each interview seriously, and make the person I'm speaking with feel comfortable, hopefully make it an ideal experience.
I've always tried to stay true to my authentic self.
I don't know the vast majority of you personally, and it may sound kind of corny, but I really feel as if we've become friends through the years. And you've been with me during a lot of good times and some very difficult ones. I can't tell you how grateful I am.
They see us interacting with people, they see us doing serious interviews, they see us having fun, and when you're conversing with someone, you get a much clearer impression of who that person is than if they are just reading into a news piece.
Now, if they're there to talk about something specifically, and I determine through my own editorial judgment, that another area isn't germane, or isn't an important part of it, that's something else. But we never agree to anything in advance, absolutely not.
I know there's a great deal of speculation, and while I appreciate the interest, kind of, my contract ends in May and I'm trying to figure out what I'm going to do. I'm fortunate to have a couple of opportunities to think long and hard about.
But of course when people watch morning television, Terry, it's a very different animal. You know, they're running around, they're getting their kids ready for school, they're probably doing eight million things, they're brushing their teeth.