With Katie Couric's departure from "CBS Evening News" pretty much a done deal, someone will have to step forward to fill the power vaccuum left by her absence. But who has the right stuff to step into her shoes? Here are TheWrap's humble suggestions for her successor.
From Arianna to Olbermann: Who Should Replace Katie Couric? (slideshow)
Soledad O'Brien: The CNN anchor might actually be capable of matching the perkiness quotient that Couric's replacement will require.
Richard Engel: Filling Couric's shoes might be slightly less nerve-wracking than the NBC chief foreign correspondent's recent jaunt in Libya.
Mo Rocca: Wouldn't the grim news of the day go down that much easier, with a soupcon of the former "Daily Show" writer's wit?
Keith Olbermann: If his Current TV gig ends up anything like his tenure at MSNBC, he might be needing a job soon.
Harry Smith: Because it's time for an infusion of fresh blood.
Arianna Huffington: The anchor job would bring AOL's new queen one step closer to total media domination.
Anderson Cooper: Because with his upcoming syndicated talk show, the "CBS Evening News" will be pretty much the only show left for him to conquer.
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