Hello everyone. Some personal news! I am moving to 60 Minutes.
It is not befitting the role to jump up and down, but I’m very excited. When I was younger, my family gathered around the television on Sunday nights to watch 60 Minutes. My Mom used stopwatches just like the famous one to time her scripts. When I got to New York and worked as a secretary at Time magazine, I learned that if I watched 60 Minutes every Sunday, I understood what everyone was talking about on Monday morning. So I’m pin-balling like a kid at the moment.
Most important, as an adult who has devoted his life to telling stories and trying to learn that craft, I couldn’t be more thrilled to watch and learn.
The book comes out on Father’s Day 2020. UPDATE: It’s out now. Buy it here! That’s another reason to sign up for the mailing list. You’ll have access to special offers, racing gear, at-home board game versions of the book, koozies etc.
I had a great time during my year abroad at CBS This morning. (Well, 17 months, actually). Great stories and great people. I’ll say more about that on May 17th my last day on the show. For now, though, have a lovely day.
UPDATE: I’m really touched by your comments! Thank you!
UPDATE: My final CBS This Morning Reporter’s Notebook to my colleagues and the audience: