It looks like Katie Couric is flying solo once again, having split from boyfriend of five years, entrepreneur Brooks Perlin.
Apparently the two were just “at different stages of their careers,” a friend of Couric’s told PEOPLE.
The 54-year-old news anchor met Perlin, 37, at a charity event to raise money for cancer research in 2006. They had been living together on the Upper East Side, but a source told the New York Post that “Brooks is in the process of moving out of her home.”
Couric has a lot going on to keep her mind of the break up – her new syndicated daytime talk show will start next September. She’s also been raising two children as a single mom since losing her husband, Jay Monahan, to colon cancer in 1998.