Couric to Announce CBS Departure With Pelley Likely Successor, NYT Reports

Katie Couric plans to announce her departure this week from “CBS Evening News,” the New York Times reported, citing four people with knowledge of the plan.

Couric’s contract with CBS ends June 4 and the network plans to announce her successor the first week of May, the newspaper reported.

Scott Pelley, a correspondent on “60 Minutes,” is expected to succeed Couric, the newspaper reported.

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