Katherine Anne Couric is an American journalist, presenter, producer, and author. She is founder of Katie Couric Media, a multimedia news and production company.
She also publishes a daily newsletter, Wake-Up Call. From 2013 to 2017, she was Yahoo’s Global News Anchor.
Couric has been a television host at all the Big Three television networks in the United States, and in her early career, she was an assignment editor for CNN.
She worked for NBC News from 1989 to 2006, CBS News from 2006 to 2011, and ABC News from 2011 to 2014.
In 2021, she appeared as a guest host for the game show Jeopardy!, the first woman to host the flagship American version of the show in its history.
What Happened to Katie Couric Husband?
What is the name of Katie Couric’s husband? Is Katie Couric married?
Couric married attorney John Paul “Jay” Monahan III in 1989. She gave birth to their first daughter, Elinor Tully “Ellie” Monahan,
In 1998, at the age of 41, Couric’s first husband, Jay Monahan, passed away from colon cancer, and in 2001, at the age of 54, her sister Emily passed away from pancreatic cancer.
Considering her ancestry, Couric questioned, “Why should I be left alone? My first thought changed from “why me?” to “why not me?”
The loss was excruciating when Jay Monahan, Katie Couric’s husband, passed away at age 42 from colon cancer. She still sheds tears when she talks about him more than 20 years later.