Updated October 23, 2021 at 7:24 PM ET
At the height of her journalism career, Katie Couric's success at the Today show rested on balancing a girl-next-door likability with getting the story.
It was the cutthroat heyday of morning news shows, when ratings often trumped ethics.
In her new memoir, Going There, Couric dishes on what audiences couldn't always see during the years she worked for ABC, CBS, NBC and Yahoo. She also details what was happening in her personal life at the time.