Couric to Announce CBS Departure This Week, New York Times Says

April 25 (Bloomberg) -- 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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