Katie Couric is expected to announce this week “one of the worst-kept secrets in television,” reports The New York Times’ Media Decoder blog. According to the story, the anchor will announce her departure from the "CBS Evening News."
CBS plans to name the new anchor during the first week of May, with "60 Minutes" correspondent Scott Pelley expected to get the job, the story notes. The network will have a month for the transition, as Couric’s contract with CBS ends on June 4, the article says.
CBS executives are interviewing potential executive producers of the newscast with Pelley, the article adds.