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2009-09-24 12:10:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning journalist Katie Couric has joined Glamour magazine as a monthly columnist, editor-in-chief Cindi Leive announced today. Couric, the anchor and managing editor of CBS Evening News With Katie Couric, will interview the world's most captivating women, starting with an exclusive talk with First Lady Michelle Obama for the magazine's December issue. In a monthly Q&A column, Couric will explore what makes her subjects so inspiring to other...

2009-08-26 13:15:00

VERMILLION, S.D., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Katie Couric, anchor and managing editor of the "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric," will speak at The University of South Dakota on Thursday evening, Oct. 8, when she is presented with the 2009 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media. Couric will be the 22nd individual honored by the university and the Freedom Forum since the Neuharth Award program began in 1989. The award, recognizing lifetime achievement, is named for USA TODAY...

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2009-07-18 10:46:09

CBS News says it will honor the late anchorman Walter Cronkite with a primetime special entitled That's The Way it Was: Remembering Walter Cronkite. The CBS division said Sunday night's honorary special to Cronkite, who died Friday at the age of 92, will feature top political and entertainment figures sharing their memories of the former CBS Evening News anchorman. Among those sharing remembrances on the program are President Barack Obama, former CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric and actor...

2009-07-08 12:54:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Gollust has been appointed executive vice president, Corporate Communications, for NBC Universal. The announcement was made today by Jeff Zucker, president and chief executive officer of NBC Universal, to whom she will report. The appointment is effective July 13. Gollust succeeds Cory Shields, who was recently named Executive Vice President, Global Policy Strategies and Alliances for NBC Universal. Gollust will be responsible for communications...

2009-06-16 08:16:00

Redesign Sponsored by Sprint, BluePhone and Gateway Redesign Makes it Easier Than Ever to Access Breaking News and Video from CBS News New Look and Feel, Plus More Original and Exclusive Content from CBS News, Columnists and Content Partners, Including: WASHINGTON UNPLUGGED Web Series with Bob Schieffer Moving to Daily Format and Introducing 48 HOURS CRIMESIDER Blog from 48 HOURS MYSTERY NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS News today unveiled the next generation of CBSNews.com...

2009-05-20 15:59:00

Monday, June 1 - New York, NY Hosted by ContentNext Media, parent of paidContent NEW YORK, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Sean McManus, President, CBS News & Sports Interviewed by Staci D. Kramer, EVP and Co-Editor, ContentNext Media WHAT: In the world of sports content and marketing, Sean McManus stands apart. He has led CBS Corporation's efforts in acquiring rights to the NFL,...

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2009-01-30 13:09:02

This week's CBS Evening News with Katie Couric primetime special was sampled by about 6.45 million viewers, CBS said Friday. The network said its news special placed second in its time period Wednesday night, behind only American Idol. We were able to achieve our objective of exposing 'The CBS Evening News' to an incremental audience, and hopefully attract more viewers to our 6:30 broadcast, Sean McManus, president of CBS News and CBS Sports, said in a statement. We are pleased that viewers...

2009-01-28 10:01:00

First Personal Finance Property to Launch Since Economic Crisis Focuses on Helping People Take Control of Their Financial Well-Being MoneyWatch.com Brand To Be Featured and Promoted Across all CBS Platforms; Editorial Experts to be Featured on CBS News broadcasts THE EARLY SHOW and the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH KATIE COURIC, and Local CBS-owned TV and Radio Stations SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CBS Corporation today announced MoneyWatch.com, a new cross-platform property...

2009-01-24 13:09:39

Anchor Katie Couric will interview Chesley B. Sullenberger, the pilot who safely landed a jetliner in New York's Hudson River, for 60 Minutes, CBS says. The network said in a note on its Web site that Sullenberger and his entire crew will appear on the news program Feb. 8 in their first interviews since the US Airways pilot avoided disaster Jan. 15 after the aircraft was downed by a flock of geese. E! Online reported NBC initially had reached a deal with Sullenberger's representatives, but...

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2009-01-23 18:15:26

Justin Timberlake, Lil' Wayne, Katy Perry and Taylor Swift are among those scheduled to appear on Katie Couric's 'All Access' Grammy Special, CBS said Friday. Grammy nominees Jonas Brothers, Carrie Underwood, Metallica and Ne-Yo are also slated to drop by for the program, which is to air Feb. 4, the network said. Couric has an innate ability for getting people to reveal themselves in a uniquely intimate way, executive producer Susan Zirinsky said in a statement. This broadcast highlights her...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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