Veteran correspondent Jeff Glor will be the next anchor of “CBS Evening News.”
Glor, 42, was named to the post Wednesday by CBS News President David Rhodes. He has been with the news division for 10 years in various capacities, including as lead anchor for CBSN, the division’s streaming video service.
Glor was a bit of a stealth candidate for the job. He was considered a rising star at CBS News in 2011, when he held the weekend evening news anchor chair and served as a co-anchor on “The Early Show” before the program was renamed “CBS This Morning” and built around Charlie Rose in 2012.
He has not had a regular anchor job on the broadcast network since 2016. In recent...