Gayle King reportedly lands $11 million dollar contract renewal at CBS

Gayle King reportedly lands $11 million dollar contract renewal at CBS

It was officially announced on Monday morning that O'Donnell, who now co-hosts "CBS This Morning" with Gayle King and John Dickerson, was taking over as anchor and managing editor of "CBS Evening News" and that Dickerson was becoming a correspondent "for 60 Minutes".

Norah O'Donnell will be promoted to the position and the program featuring her as anchor will debut this summer in NY before moving to its permanent home in Washington this fall, CBS said in a press release. She follows Diane Sawyer's stint at ABC's "World News" and Katie Couric at "CBS Evening News". He will also have a key role as a contributing anchor to the Network's political coverage of primary and election nights.

In addition to O'Donnell's move, Dickerson will shift to being a contributor for 60 Minutes and contribute to the network's political coverage.

For the very near future, CBS This Morning will continue on with its current trio of Gayle King, Norah O'Donnell and John Dickerson, but that will all change on Monday, May 20.


"I said, 'Get what you want".

"This is a start of a new era for CBS News", said Susan Zirinsky, President of CBS.

Zirinsky inherited the news division earlier this year.

CBS is shaking up its perennial third-place morning show "CBS This Morning" with big changes on the anchor desk.


Dickerson, a preeminent journalist and author who has delivered ground-breaking political reporting with depth and perspective throughout his career, will join 60 Minutes, the most respected news program in the country, as a correspondent.

While many fans expected for this long-awaited set of announcements to also include some follow-up information on longtime CBS This Morning correspondent Jeff Glor, he was the one journalist who didn't get a career update during the telecast.

Glor, 43, has anchored the newscast since December 2017 and is still negotiating his future with CBS News. Tony Dokoupil is a brilliant writer with a passion for delivering stories that matter. CBS News recently named a new executive producer for the program, Diana Miller.

Changes to the lineup will be announced on May 6, Page Six reported.


"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", Zirinsky said.

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