Untangling the Sudden Drama at CBS News

Untangling the Sudden Drama at CBS News

Untangling the Sudden Drama at CBS News

"His conversations, you should know, with CBS continues and we hope he will continue working here", King said Monday morning.

Glor, 43, became the anchor of "CBS Evening News" in December 2017 following Mason's short tenure after Scott Pelley's departure six months prior. Though the program will initially continue to be produced in NY as it now is, this fall will see the series shift its production to Washington D.C. The goal there will be to provide the Evening News team with more exclusive access to local politicians and lawmakers, and as Managing Editor, O'Donnell will be one of the minds in charge of making those big interviews happen. She will be the third solo female anchor of an evening newscast following ABC's Diane Sawyer and Katie Couric who hosted CBS Evening News from 2006 to 2011.

Not only will John Dickerson bring his acclaimed and respected approach to interviews and politics to 60 Minutes as a correspondent, but he'll also continue to serve as a key contributor in the real of political coverage for primaries and election night specials.

But it's Jeff Glor who was trending worldwide Monday morning, as O'Donnell's appointment left the current CBS Evening News anchor the odd man out.

O'Donnell was chief White House correspondent when she joined CBS This Morning in 2012, teaming up with Charlie Rose and Gayle King.

Reps for CBS News declined to comment.

Dickerson will remain based in NY, and contribute to political coverage.

The staffing moves were announced by Susan Zirinsky, who was named president of CBS News in January and took over in March.

Norah is one of the leading journalists of our time.

"Gayle's game-changing interviews, compassionate storytelling and authenticity make her one of a kind".

CBS News unveiled anchor changes at two of its best known programs Monday morning, a radical maneuver that underscores how its programs have fallen behind rivals at a time of heightened competition. Tony Dokoupil will round out the team.

In April, Zirinsky appointed a new executive producer, Diana Miller, for "CBS This Morning".

Zirinsky inherited the news division earlier this year. "John is a world-class interviewer and writer who uses history to create current context to the complexities of the day". Now, he'll be taking on a new role as a correspondent for the venerable 60 Minutes. "As we transition the Evening News to Washington, we are discussing opportunities for Jeff to remain with CBS News and continue providing the same substantive, trusted reporting that he has been offering for the past 12 years".

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