Meredith Vieira is expected to be Couric successor.
NBC News announced it will introduce the new co-anchor of Today at a press conference in New York at 1:30 p.m. ET today.
Scheduled to appear are Jeff Zucker, CEO, NBC Universal Television Group; Steve Capus, president, NBC News; and Matt Lauer, Today co-anchor.
Meredith Vieira is the favorite among several candidates mentioned for the job of filling the chair that will be vacated by Katie Couric who is leaving for CBS at the end of May.