Barbara Walters

Jane Pauley to succeed Charles Osgood as host of 'CBS Sunday Morning'

Jane Pauley to succeed Charles Osgood as host of 'CBS Sunday Morning'

Jane Pauley is back on the morning shift. Charles Osgood is handing the “CBS Sunday Morning” baton to the former “Today” co-host, who will be the new anchor of the news program.

The move was announced at the end of Osgood’s final appearance as host of the program he took over 22 years ago. Pauley will be just the third anchor in the 37-year history of the program known for its soothing tone and literate storytelling. Osgood took over for Charles Kuralt, the program’s first anchor, in 1994.

Osgood, 83, announced in August that he is retiring from CBS News after 50 years at the network, although he will still be heard on CBS Radio....

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