Iconic Journalist Katie Couric Returns with the Highly Anticipated New Season of Her Award-Winning iHeartPodcast ‘Next Question with Katie Couric’

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The all-new season of 'Next Question with Katie Couric' starts April 11 with new episodes every Thursday -- listen HERE

WHAT: iHeartPodcasts and Katie Couric Media today announced the launch of the ninth season of the highly acclaimed podcast, “Next Question with Katie Couric.”

In the season premiere, Katie shares her big family news with Momager in Chief herself, Kris Jenner. From an early age, Jenner says she wanted a family –and even predicted she’d have six kids. In this personal and heartfelt interview, the grandmother of 13 dishes about her love of celebration (she’s already started Christmas shopping), grandkid dates, and realizing that when you promise something to one grandkid (in this case a car), the other ones are definitely going to find out. Reflecting on her journey from working in retail stores owned by her mother and grandmother to building an empire, Jenner opens up about family, purpose and legacy–and has some exclusive tips for new grandmother Katie!

Future episodes include Jay Shetty on balancing being and doing, an interview with the short-lived Jeopardy! host Mike Richards on recovery after a cancellation, Frank Bruni makes some sense out of this “Age of Grievance” we’re living in, valuable insights from Liz Cheney and Hillary Clinton for this major election year, and internationally renowned soprano Renee Fleming takes us inside music and the mind.

Tune in every Thursday to join Katie Couric and her guests for a conversation that will take you out of the day-to-day and inspire optimism and perspective at a time when it can often feel like the world has been turned upside down.

WHO: Katie Couric (@katiecouric) is an award-winning journalist and No. 1 New York Times best-selling author of her memoir, “Going There,” which was published in October 2021. She is also a co-founder of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) which has raised more than $700 million for cancer research. Couric was the first woman to solo anchor a network evening newscast, serving as anchor and managing editor of the “CBS Evening News” from 2006 to 2011 following 15-years as co-anchor of NBC’s “Today Show.”

In 2017, she founded Katie Couric Media (KCM), which has developed a number of media projects, including a daily newsletter, “Wake-Up Call”, the “Next Question” iHeartPodcast, digital video series and several documentaries. You can find it all at katiecouric.com.

WHEN: Listen to new episodes of “Next Question with Katie Couric” every Thursday. The first episode of season nine with Kris Jenner drops April 11, 2024.

WHERE: Next Question with Katie Couric” is distributed by iHeartPodcasts and is available on the iHeartRadio app and everywhere podcasts are heard.

About Katie Couric Media:

Founded by award-winning journalist, Katie Couric, and her husband John Molner, Katie Couric Media creates high-quality content in collaboration with purpose-driven brands that sparks curiosity, elevates conversation, inspires action and moves the world forward. Katie Couric Media recently launched a new website and produces a newsletter, Wake-Up Call; podcast, Next Question; original video, including short-form digital series such as #SeeHer Story, The Bright Side, TIME Reports with Katie Couric, Daring to Disrupt and Thank You Notes; as well as documentaries and scripted series. Couric (@KatieCouric) is a number one New York Times best-selling author of her memoir and a co-founder of Stand Up To Cancer. For more information, visit http://katiecouric.com/

About iHeartMedia, Inc.

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. It consists of three business groups.

With its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, the iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. Its leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 860 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; its National Sales organization; and the company’s live and virtual events business. It also includes Premiere Networks, the industry’s largest Networks business, with its Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN); and BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service for the Black community. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio suite of data targeting and attribution products using data from its massive consumer base.

The iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group includes the company’s fast-growing podcasting business -- iHeartMedia is the number one podcast publisher in downloads, unique listeners, revenue and earnings -- as well as its industry-leading iHeartRadio digital service, available across more than 500 platforms and 2,000 devices; the company’s digital sites, newsletters, digital services and programs; its digital advertising technology companies; and its audio industry-leading social media footprint.

The company’s Audio & Media Services reportable segment includes Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media representation company, and RCS, the world's leading provider of broadcast and webcast software.

Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.