Milestones Apr. 17, 2006

NAMED. Katie Couric, 49, as anchor of the CBS Evening News, becoming the first sole female anchor and managing editor of a network newscast; in New York City. As the abidingly chipper co-host of Today, Couric led NBC's morning show to 538 consecutive weeks of ratings dominance. In September, Couric will assume the desk once manned by Walter Cronkite; she will also be a contributor to 60 Minutes.

RESIGNED. Brian Doyle, 56, as deputy press secretary at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; following his arrest for attempting to seduce a minor over the Internet; in Silver Spring, Md. Doyle was...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!