In 1988, shortly before her marriage to Jay Monahan, a lawyer based in Washington, Couric was hired as the No. invasion of Panama and the Persian Gulf War from her Pentagon position, as well as from a newly-created post at NBC's morning show, , she conducted many sought-after interviews with individuals such as First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, Anita Hill, George Bush, General Norman Schwarzkopf, Colin Powell and Jerry Seinfeld.
2 reporter at the Pentagon for the Washington bureau of NBC News. Her comfortable on-screen rapport with Gumbel (although the two were famously contentious off-camera) proved the key to the show's growing popularity, and in 1993 , which continued to solidify its hold on the top spot in the Nielsen ratings and expand the definition of a morning news program.
For her part, Couric had become the undisputed star of morning television.
In early 1997, Gumbel left continued throughout the 1990s.
Now dating NYC financier John Molner (since summer 2012), the widowed TV star admitted to Stern that her dates -- one each -- with 's Probst didn't exactly rock anyone's world.
PHOTOS: Odd couples in Hollywood 57-year-old Saget "was fun, he was really fun," Couric recalled.
For the next seven years, Couric worked at CNN bureaus around the country as a producer and, when she could, as an on-air reporter.
But how do you actually go about meeting those people?"He's great," Couric said in an interview last year. " (Molner's from Chicago.)Couric had always said she'd like to be...Read Full Story Kim Kardashian and Katie Couric (Pacific Coast News, Getty)Kim Kardashian is probably used to the haters by now, but the one thing she won't abide by is fakeness."I think he had puka shells on -- that was kind of a weird thing." PHOTOS: OMG! "I can't say that I was devastated that neither called me back," she confided. "[He said] ' Katie, I have a question for you, are you seeing anyone?' And I thought, this is so beyond creepy that Rabbi Shmuley is hitting on me. will you tell him how flattered I am and what a nice compliment that is?