He's been described as a rising star at CBS in the past few years and on Wednesday he was named to one of the network's most prestigious positions. Tonawanda native Jeff Glor will take over as anchor of the CBS Evening News.
The rumors were confirmed on Monday when ABC announced they've signed Katie Couric to a multi-year deal to host a new syndicated daytime talk show and to be a contributor to ABC News. The talk show will debut in September of next year and will be based in New York.
After just under five years hosting the CBS Evening News Katie Couric made her final appearance Thursday night. She spent part of the program looking back on some of the stories and newsmakers she covered during her stint in the anchor chair.
In a story appearing on "People" magazine's website, Katie Couric has confirmed she's leaving the anchor desk on the "CBS Evening News." The "People" story confirmed rumors that she would be leaving but doesn't say what she plans to do next. Couric didn't reveal many…