By Alexis Tereszcuk
Radar Staff Reporter
Goodbye Oprah, hello Katie!
“It is tremendously exciting to have the creative freedom to develop my own show…and to contribute to such a vibrant, innovative news division,” she said in a statement.
Now that Oprah Winfrey has retired, the afternoon spot is open and Couric would be a perfect replacement for the queen of daytime TV.
Katie Couric is the winner of the distinguished DuPont, Murrow and Cronkite Awards and numerous Emmys.