Couric's first job was as a desk assistant at ABC, where she worked under anchorman Sam Donaldson, among others.Shortly thereafter, she began working at the Washington bureau of the fledgling Cable News Network (CNN).
' And I thought, this is so beyond creepy that Rabbi Shmuley is hitting on me. will you tell him how flattered I am and what a nice compliment that is?She has two daughters—Ellie, 21, and Carrie, 17—from her marriage to Jay Monahan, who died of colon cancer in 1998.After the loss of her husband, Couric did hope—and expect—to find love again."I had fun, I don't think I did it for him." Confirming that the comedian and actor never called again, Couric assured Stern "that's alright." As for Survivor host Probst? I don't think there was real magic there with either [of them], but I enjoyed spending time with them." Added Couric: "I think women need to be much more open-minded." The former anchorwoman and mother of two -- who has spoken at length in the past about her date with a much-older Larry King -- also revealed that the late King of Pop tried to broker a dinner date through his friend and spiritual advisor, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach."I went out with Jeff Probst once too," she said of Probst, 51. After Stern was flabbergasted at both men's lack of interest, Couric was philosophical -- and blunt. PHOTOS: Michael Jackson's most unforgettable moments Boteach "called me in my office at the Today show," Couric said of the phone call, which took place about a dozen years ago.was first to report the couple's happy news.)"Yes it's true!