In returning to The Today Show, Katie Couric is simply going back to the program that made her a star. The Today Show is still a solid program, and her return to it only serves to strengthen the appeal to the show, making it all in all a good idea.
No, Katie Couric's return to 'The Today Show' is not a step back for her career. Her ability to put both guests and audience at ease with her light banter is a key ingredient to the program's former success. Because she is most able to delight audiences when operating off-script, she will be a welcomed addition with nostalgic pull.
No, Katie Couric's return to "The Today Show" is not a step back for her career. She has had a long a prolific career already which cannot be undermined by her decision to return to the show. Her long journalistic career has afforded her the mobility of assuming any role she desires.
Morning news personalities have a hard time venturing off into other things. When a person is on a morning show, they are known for being a bright, bubbly personality. Katie Couric had a hard time being taken seriously when she tried to get into more serious things. She should stick with what she knows.