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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 could take part in the conversations 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 the craft, I couldn’t be more thrilled to watch and learn.
Meanwhile, I’m speeding toward the deadline on my book about the presidency. It comes out on Father’s Day 2020. 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 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 (It’s now called CTM) Reporter’s Notebook to my colleagues and the audience: