Katie Couric may be leaving ABC News to join Yahoo! She was personally wooed to Yahoo! by CEO Marissa Mayer, according to The Hollywood Report. Katie Couric joined ABC less than three years ago as part of a $40 million deal. Katie Couric has a daytime talk show and a role at ABC News. Katie Couric would host a interview program at Yahoo!, which would be featured on the homepage. Katie Couric would be the second major high-profile media personality to be hired by Yahoo! after David Pogue was brought in from The New York Times.