That is unbelievable money. That's what Brian Williams was getting paid by NBC to do the nightly news and special reports. Here is the thing. I'll bet you could interview a hundred random people walking out of an office building in the Wall Street area and if they knew who Brian Williams and Katie Couric are, ask them where they work. Now this would be before all the controversy with Brian Williams. They would answer they work on TV. I would be shocked if anyone answered Katie Couric works for Yahoo. Do you think anyone clicks on a Yahoo online news report because it's Katie Couric. You could hire anyone to do a news report on Yahoo. You watch the people who do their entertainment and special interests reports. They are just attractive people who read from a teleprompter. No different than people who read the news on TV. I don't think Yahoo gains any traction by using Katie Couric. Veteran newscaster Katie Couric is renewing her Yahoo! contract where she will remain as its global news anchor. Couric, 58, who had been negotiating the contract for the last few months, was reportedly earning $5-6 million prior to the renewed deal which will up her annual pay package to $10 million, according to the New York Post. The contract has been agreed to by both parties but not yet been finalized. We can confirm that Katie continues to be Yahoo's global news anchor. We don't comment on rumors, speculation or personnel matters,' Yahoo told CNN Money. As Couric remains as the global news anchor, she will continue to host short news videos featured on Yahoo!'s homepage, the Post reported. Couric first signed to join Yahoo! at the end of 2003, but began working for the company after her daytime talk show ended. In recent months, Couric's role has grown to include her being featured as part of a Yahoo segment on Good Morning America as well as leading the team working on the daily series Yahoo News Live, according to the Hollywood Reporter. During her time at Yahoo, Couric has done interviews with Sen. Lindsey Graham, 7th Heaven actor Stephen Collins and Secretary of State John Kerry.