Katie Couric to Leave NBC, Join Yahoo News?

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Has Katie Couric, who signed a deal three years ago for her daytime talk show, Katie, and a role at ABC News, already signed a new deal with Yahoo?

According to reports, she has, although no details have been released just yet on what the former Today superstar will be doing with the company.

Despite its low ratings, her talk show could still press on, considering that the syndicated program was separate from her deal with ABC News.

Although the network declined comment, an exec reportedly told THR, "Katie is an incredible journalist and this was an opportunity that she couldn't pass up."

"Thanks to the powerful association between ABC and Yahoo we know that Katie will continue to work closely with us and welcome her on our air anytime."

Similar rumors flew earlier this year that the 56-year-old was gearing up for a move from ABC over to CNN, which she shot down this summer.

"No, no, no. Honestly, slow news day?" Couric said. "I'm very busy and having a lot of fun ... the whole world is about gossip and rumors and speculation."

"I'm very, very focused on doing the best show I can do every single day."

The move to Yahoo appears to be imminent, albeit unconfirmed.

"She wants to do more substantial news coverage and realizes she can't on Katie," a source close to Couric told E! News. "It's a different audience."

Her Yahoo programming will probably launch early next year.

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