Meet The Speakers Of CBS News


Award-Winning 60 Minutes Correspondent and Former CBS Evening News Anchor

Scott Pelley, an award-winning 60 Minutes correspondent and former CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor, offers rare insights gained from his more than 300 features on his shows, having interviewed world leaders and covered major events – from childhood homelessness to genocide in Darfur. Pelley has received myriad high-profile awards, including 14 Emmys, and The Washington Times wrote, “The legacy of Edward R. Murrow lives in the daring investigations of Scott Pelley.” One of the most recognizable faces in journalism, he addresses current events and global issues.


CBS News’ Chief White House Correspondent and Columnist-at-Large for National Journal

Major Garrett is CBS News’ chief White House correspondent and a columnist at-large for National Journal. He was formerly the chief White House correspondent for Fox News, where he earned a coveted front-row seat in the White House briefing room. He has covered events like presidential elections, the war on terror, the war in Iraq, and more. Garrett was an award-winning reporter at several major publications and the deputy national editor of The Washington Times. He has authored four books, including The Enduring Revolution, and addresses politics, Congress, and the media.


Former Deputy and Acting Director of the CIA, Author of The Great War Of Our Time, and CBS News On-Air Security Analyst

Michael Morell is the former deputy director – and twice acting director – of the CIA and one of the agency’s most legendary leaders. One of the country’s most-respected national security experts, he is the only official who was with both President Bush during September 11th and President Obama during the raid on Osama Bin Laden – which Morell had been integral in planning. He is an emotionally-moving storyteller, and in high-impact presentations, he shares insights and insider stories on current events and geopolitics as he navigates the clandestine web of politics and security.


CBS Sports Television Announcer

Greg Gumbel is CBS Sports’ television announcer. His standout work in the busy world of sports broadcasting has made his face, name and voice as familiar as any in the industry.  During his more than 35 years in the business, he has become one of the most outstanding and best known announcers in sports television. A three-time Emmy Award winner, Gumbel hosted The NFL Today on CBS and The NFL on NBC. He also became the first African-American announcer to call play-by-play of a major sports championship in the U.S. when he announced Super Bowl XXXV in 2001.


NFL Football Legend and Studio Analyst

Boomer Esiason, who quarterbacked the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets and the Arizona Cardinals during a 14-year NFL career, joined CBS Sports in February 2002 as a studio analyst for the CBS Television Network's NFL pre-game show The NFL Today. An active member of his community, Esiason talks about success, life, and giving back.


CBS Sports Golf Commentator

David Feherty is the CBS Sports golf commentator. After a successful professional gold career, he retired and became golf’s favorite commentator thanks to his sharp wit and colorful personality. His success extends beyond broadcasting. He has authored six books, several making the New York Times best-seller list. Each is “chocked full with belly-busting humor”, including The Power of Positive Idiocy, and his popular monthly column on the back page of GOLF magazine should be “read twice to exact every available laugh.” He addresses gold and sports with a humorous twist.