After covering the most compelling and historic stories of the last 40 years, 60 Minutes correspondent and former CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor Scott Pelley is one of the most recognizable faces in American journalism today.
Pelley has been reporting for 60 Minutes, America’s number one news program, for nearly 25 years. During that time, half of all the major awards won by 60 Minutes have been for stories he has reported. His reporting for 60 Minutes has taken him to the battlefields of Ukraine, Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan, and also includes news-making interviews with presidents, kings, and global celebrities. He captured the nation’s attention with exclusive interviews of President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, as well as his interview with President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine, which took place in Zelensky’s blacked-out bunker near the beginning of the Russian invasion.
Pelley previously served as anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News from 2011 to 2017. In that time, he made the storied flagship of CBS News the fastest growing evening news broadcast in America and grew the broadcast by an additional 1.5 million viewers.
Pelley’s is also the author of the book, Truth Worth Telling, which offers a collection of inspiring tales, reminding us of the importance of values in our uncertain times.