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Exclusive: CBS Mornings' Tony Dokoupil reveals future goals with wife Katy Tur

The couple have been married since 2017

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Tony Dokoupil is a much-loved co-anchor on CBS Mornings and has had an incredible career to date.

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But while chatting exclusively to HELLO!, the TV star revealed that there is one job he hasn't done yet, that he would very much like to do before he retires – and that's working alongside his wife, journalist and author Katy Tur.

"Someday. Before we all retire. I'd like to host a show with my wife - Katy Tur. I may be crazy, but I think it'd be fun," he revealed.

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Tony and Katy have been married since 2017 and live in Brooklyn, New York City, with their two young children, Teddy and Eloise.

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It's been a busy time for the CBS star, who recently began anchoring a new half-hour weekly series called The Uplift, which has gone down a treat with viewers.

The Uplift – part of CBS News streaming network – focuses on inspiring stories, the more uplifting the better, and Tony has been enjoying every moment of it so far.

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Tony Dokoupil is hoping to work with wife Katy Tur one day

He told HELLO!: "I see the Uplift as possibly changing the way people see the world – by reminding them that, amid all the heartache, good things happen to good people and thank goodness that hasn’t changed.

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In that respect, the Uplift is news that stays news. It's eternal."

He added: "I hope the Uplift is the chief national broadcast of a breakaway country I'll call Hopelandia. GDP is zero, but NWB (national well-being) is off the charts."

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Tony recently started anchoring uplifting news series The Uplift

Tony is someone many wake up to in the mornings, along with his CBS Morning co-stars Gayle King and Nate Burleson, and the trio have a brilliant working relationship both on and off-screen.

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Talking about his co-stars, the journalist shared: "Every morning is a two-hour breakfast with your two best friends – that's how it feels.

"We talk and debate and laugh through every commercial break and, even though we don't have an omelet bar or bottomless mimosas, it's fun and smart and I never get tired of it."

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