Journalist | 60 Minutes
Scott Pelley has been a reporter and photographer for more than 45 years. He is best known for his 20 years (and counting) on the CBS News magazine 60 Minutes and as an anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News (2011-2017). Pelley’s work has been recognized with four duPont-Columbia Awards, three Peabody Awards, and 41 national Emmy Awards bestowed by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Pelley is the most awarded correspondent in the 51-year history of 60 Minutes.
“The legacy of Edward R Murrow lives on in the daring, long-range investigation of Scott Pelley,” says the Washington Times. “Pelley’s tenure has been marked his intelligent, truth-seeking approach to the news,” said The Washington Post, “pulling no punches while still remaining impartial. ‘Truth Worth Telling’ is an inspiring work, much needed at this troubled juncture in our nation’s history.”
Pelley has been married to the love of his life for 35 years. They have two children.