Jeff Glor to remain at CBS

By Matt Collins Article may include affiliate links

Former “CBS Evening News” anchor Jeff Glor has signed a deal to remain with CBS News.

  • Glor, who was ousted from “Evening News” in favor of Norah O’Donnell, will become co-anchor of “CBS This Morning: Saturday.”
  • He will anchor alongside Dana Jacobson and and Michelle Miller.
  • In addition, Glor has been named “special correspondent” for the network and will contribute feature and investigative reporting.
  • He is also expected to contribute to a regular series appearing cross CBS platforms called “Who We Are” focusing on inspirational stories.
  • Glor effectively replaces Anthony Mason on the Saturday edition of “This Morning.”
  • Mason, meanwhile, was promoted to co-anchor of the weekday edition of “This Morning.”
  • He joined Tony Dokoupil and Gayle King on that show.
  • John Dickerson, who replaced Charlie Rose on the morning newscast, is now at “60 Minutes.”
  • Norah O’Donnell, who previously anchored “This Morning” alongside King and Dickerson, will replace Glor on “Evening News” later this summer.
  • That broadcast, in turn, will relocated to Washington, D.C. in the fall.
  • Glor, meanwhile, will be reunited with Brian Applegate, the show’s executive producer.
  • The pair worked together at stations in New York state and Boston.